Ontario Road Trip – Episode 475

The province of Ontario is thought to have gotten its name from an Iroquois word meaning “Beautiful water”—and we couldn’t imagine a more fitting title. With over a quarter of a million unique lakes containing one-fifth of the planet’s fresh water, Ontario is a bottomless treasure chest for anglers of all types, delivering wonders and […]

Hotspot – Herding Quinte Sheephead

Bay of Quinte – N 44° 02.293′ W 77° 07.662′ Today’s Hotspot is just out from the town of Picton Ontario on the Bay of Quinte. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. Vertical jigging baits like spoons, blade baits or even ice fishing jigs will all work here. Trolling crankbaits will also […]

Did You Know? – Great Alternate Species

Did you know that besides well known game fish, Ontario has a variety of other species that offer great sport fishing? There’s Carp, Catfish, Bowfin, Freshwater Drum, Sturgeon, Whitefish and more. If big, powerful and weary fish are what you seek, you’ll love Carp. They’re found in many weedy, shallow and muddy areas of the […]

Fish Talk – Choose The Right Hook

Hiya folks, I want to talk today about hook shapes. When would you use a normal J-shape hook versus, say, an extra-wide gap? A lot of folks think you choose your hooks based on the fish that you’re fishing for. That’s not the case at all. You actually base your hook on the soft plastic […]

Did You Know? – Alternative Species

Did you know that besides well-known game fish, Ontario has a variety of other species that offer great sport including Carp, Catfish, Freshwater Drum, Sturgeon, and even Whitefish. If big, powerful, and wary fish are what you seek, you’ll love Carp. They’re found in many shallow, weedy, muddy areas of the Great Lakes and southern […]

Gord Pyzer talks about beating the winter blues

The Doc, Gord Pyzer is the award winning columnist and fishing editor for Outdoor Canada magazine…the best coast to coast hunting, fishing and outdoors magazine in the country This week’s blog is about beating the winter blues….referring to the sometimes difficult ice fishing in February…

Did You Know? – Diverse Species

Did you know that one of the main criteria that Pete and Ang follow when shooting Fish’n Canada episodes in Ontario is diversity not only in locations but species as well? We always try to depict a broad spectrum of fishing scenarios. Take this season for instance. We commenced the year with the gorgeous and […]

Gettin’ There – Ontario Road Trip

The Ontario portion of this Fish’n Canada season took us to a wide array of locations. Here’s how it played out: Our tour started at Blue Fox Camp on Kirkpatrick Lake in the Algoma Region. We next travelled to Loch Island Lodge on Wabatongushi Lake, which is situated northeast of Wawa. From there, we ventured […]