Katchewanooka Lake, Ontario

Location: Katchewanooka Lake, Ontario GPS: N44º 27.038′ W078º 15.828′ Species: Carp This Carp Hotspot is a deep drop-off in front of Lakeside Cottages on Katchewanooka Lake. It’s a perfect Hotspot for guests at Lakeside as they can simply walk out of their cottage, cast out a line, then relax and wait. Mike Williams (owner, Lakeside Cottages) […]

Long Sault, Ontario

Location: Long Sault, Ontario GPS: N45º 01.513′ W074º 53.592′ Species: Carp This Hotspot is directly in front of the winning “Peg” in the 2017 Carp Cup. Although Carp anglers should not expect to catch 1,000+ pounds of fish in this Hotspot every weekend, the winning team proved that the potential is there by catching well […]

Otonabee River, Ontario

Pete and Will with a double-header of Otonabee River Carp.

Location: Otonabee River, Ontario GPS: N44º 16.430′ W078º 19.410′ Species: Carp This Hotspot is an easy-to-access deep hole in the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario—all of the incredible Carp action for the Fish’n Canada episode “High Traffic Carp” was captured here. As Pete Bowman proved in this episode, Otonabee River fishing can be enjoyed mere […]

Fish’n Canada Carp Cup (Part 1) – Episode 490

The Fish’n Canada Television Show has taken a turn in the last decade or so in that we are now looking at Carp as a viable target fish species as well as a great television subject. “Back in the day,” says Angelo, “we were like most other Canadian anglers… we didn’t even consider Carp fishing. […]

Hotspot – Fishing the Lost Villages

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER – N44° 59.782’ W74° 55.270’ Today’s Hotspot is located in what’s referred to as the Carp Capital of Canada, the Long Sault on the St Lawrence River. The waypoint on the screen will get you there. Feed this area with pre-boiled corn, back off at least 100 feet and, if you’re in […]

How to Bait and Chum for Carp

Peterborough Carping Guide Will Muschett gives a detailed breakdown of how to bait and chum for Carp, even providing suggested ingredients for your own homemade concoction.

Hotspot – High Traffic Carp

Otonabee River – N 44° 16.430′ W 78° 19.410′ Today’s Hotspot is an easy to access deep hole in the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. Carp will be feeding in the shallows on both sides of the river during the morning and evenings, and then move […]

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 […]

Canada’s Journey to The World Carp Classic – Episode 487

If Ontario is indeed the Carp fishing capital of the world, then why can’t the province compete on a world level? The answer is a bit complicated. And on this Fish’n Canada episode, we try to explain. The World Carp Classic: probably the richest freshwater fishing tournament in the entire universe. This event draws competitors […]

High Traffic Carp – Episode 464

Pete and Will with a double-header of Otonabee River Carp.

If an easily accessible and crazy-good fishing spot is what you’re looking for, then this episode is for you! This Fish’n Canada adventure is all about easy access to some of the biggest, baddest, hard-fighting fish in the nation. Pete is on the bank of the Otonabee River right inside the beautiful, quaint city of […]