What Line is Best For Your Popper

I’ll admit, I’m technically classed as an Old-Schooler. And trust me, there’s no embarrassment factor involved. That said, I am always looking for “new and improved” in every facet of fishing. This piece is about reverting to the basics—in this case, the fishing line. This photo shows you the ultimate in Old School, the classic […]

St. Mary’s River, Ontario

This Hotspot is known as the St. Mary’s Rapids and is located directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. We chose this Hotspot because of its easy access to a variety of fish species.

Shawnigan Lake, BC (Smallmouth Bass)

Pete Smallmouth

Location: Shawnigan Lake, BC GPS: N48° 38.721 W123° 38.829 Species: Smallmouth Bass This Hotspot is a subtle point at the mouth of a long bay on British Columbia’s Shawnigan Lake. It’s more of a flat than a point, but it does have some contours which attracted us in the first place. Since it’s only around […]

Lake Nipissing, Ontario (Multi-Species)

Location: Lake Nipissing, Ontario GPS: N46º 13.645′ W79º 55.728′ Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Muskellunge This Hotspot was located during our 2016 Fish’n Canada Bootcamp* up at Chaudiere Lodge. It’s a back bay that harbours Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, the odd Pike, and if you’re really lucky, you could even tie into a […]

Why are male Smallmouth Bass bigger than the females

The Doc is the award-winning columnist and fishing editor for Outdoor Canada magazine the best coast to coast hunting, fishing, and outdoor magazine in the country. This week the Doc talks about a monster 5.4 lb smallie on Lake of the Woods and why male smallies are bigger than the females.

Muskoka Lake, Ontario

Location: Muskoka Lake, Ontario GPS: N44º 57.500′ W079º 23.609′ Species: Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass This Hotspot is a point for Walleye, Pike, and Smallmouth Bass. If the fish are cranked up, then throwing 3-5″ plastics are your best bet. If the fish are slow and lethargic, then you may have to switch to live […]

Talking Fishing With Roland Martin

Roland Martin, bass tournament fishing legend and the star of the TV program ‘Fishing with Roland Martin’, joins us from Florida to talk about how the U.S. is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and what he is doing to stay busy during lockdown.

Bassmaster Tournament Series Suspended Due To COVID-19

Jeff Gustafson is an elite level tournament bass fisherman from Northwestern Ontario. Following his recent tournament at Lake Guntersville Alabama, the Bassmaster tournament series was suspended. Was this a good decision?

Bassmaster Classic at Lake Guntersville

Wil Wegman from Aurora Bassmasters, expert fisherman and columnist, reports from the Bassmaster Classic at Lake Guntersville, Alabama. Wil is cheering on three Canadians; Chris and Cory Johnston and Jeff Gustafson.

Kashwakamak Lake, Ontario

Location: Kashwakamak Lake, Ontario GPS: N44º 52.242′ W077º 0.585′ Species: Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass This Hotspot is a small Bass bay on the north side of Kashwakamak Lake. The key to this bay is the wood and cabbage weed—perfect for both species of Bass. Any Bass bait will work here. Just be aware that it can […]