The Doc 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. On this weeks show Gord talks about ice fishing for Crappies and the Canadian Ice Fishing Expo
Did you know that Ontario’s Georgian Bay is known in Canada as the sixth Great Lake? But in reality, it’s the northeastern arm of Lake Huron. For years, boaters and anglers consider Georgian Bay as one of the absolute best-boating destinations in all of Ontario. A main draw to this area is the 30,000 islands which […]
For the Go Fish in Ontario segment, we’re headed to White Lake Lodge. Angelo will be joined by Vince Mcevoy for a fishing adventure in one of the most remoteareas of Ontario.
For the Go Fish in Ontario segment we’re headed Pinecrest Cottages on Rice Lake. Diego Clappa joins Angelo with his views on getting kids fishing for panfish. Rice Lake is one of the most productive walleye, bass and muskie fisheries in Ontario.
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 […]
MAZINAW LAKE – N44° 51.204’ W77° 10.281’ Today’s Hotspot is a tiny portion of the massive Mazinaw Lake. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. It’s important to remember when fishing with kids, it’s all about catching lots of fish—not necessarily big ones. Trust us when we tell you, as long as they’re […]
This month’s Panfish Hotspot is a tiny portion of the massive Mazinaw Lake which is a great place to teach kids the finer points of fishing. It’s important to remember when fishing with kids, it’s all about catching lots of fish… not necessarily big ones. Trust us when we tell you, as long as they’re catchin’, they’re happy! Try 3 – 8′ of water. When fishing with kids, live bait is always our #1 choice (Worms, Minnows, Leeches), either under a float or still fished below the boat. Be sure of all local live bait regulations as per the MNRF laws.
Back in the day, before you got in your boat, you spoke to the locals to get an idea of where to go—what’s working, what’s not, etc. And that’s what you’d get: an idea. Well, folks? The times, they are a-changin’! With today’s technology, those ideas become reality. We’re talking about down-scan and side-scan multi-beam […]
One of the least glamorous yet most important facets of fishing equipment is terminal tackle. This is gear that’s attached to the end of a fishing line including hooks, sinkers, leaders, snaps, swivels, split rings, clevises, and the list goes on. For the most part, this area of tackle is the least expensive. However, an […]
What is drag? How does it work? And why is it important? Simply put, drag systems are a mechanical means of applying variable pressure to the line spool or drive mechanism which creates friction. This works on the principle of multiple discs rubbing together face-to-face. One set of disks is attached to the side of […]