Did You Know? – Northwest Ontario Fishing

Did you know that Ontario has arguably 5 of the best multi-species fishing lakes in the world? The Big 5 are all located in North-Western Ontario: Near Fort Francis, Rainy Lake‘s claim to fame is; “A fisherman’s paradise and you won’t leave disappointed.” No truer statement has been said. Although Eagle Lake, near Vermilion Bay, […]

Fish Talk – Some Do, Most Don’t

Hiya folks, Gord Pyzer here, from Outdoor Canada Magazine. Some do, but most don’t. What am I talking about? We just have enjoyed one of the best smallmouth days ever. We were catching 3.75 – 4.5-pound smallmouth up in Northern Ontario. But the reality is, you can’t see that on most lakes. If you want […]

Aye Aye Captain Mike – Episode 496

On this Fish’n Canada episode I (Pete Bowman) had the opportunity to return to one of Ontario’s most iconic muskie waters, Eagle Lake in the northwest portion of the province. This time I’ll be fishing the northeast end of the lake based out of Colegrove’s Eagle Lake Lodge. THE SECRET WEAPON Since Eagle is such […]

Hotspot – Aye Aye Captain Mike

Eagle Lake – N 49° 44.257′ W 93° 08.764′ Today’s Garmin Hotspot is along Partridge Point on Eagle Lake, Ontario, where I hooked my feisty first muskie of the trip and had another follow almost immediately afterwards. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. This long, main-lake point runs from deep water into […]

Gettin’ There – Aye Aye Captain Mike

To get to today’s whirlwind muskie adventure, I drove north on Highway 400 to Highway 69. I then headed northwest on Highway 17. I stayed on 17 at the Highway 11/17 split and carried on northwest. I turned south onto Highway 594 and finally turned right on Colegroves Road, which brought me directly to Colegrove’s […]

Hotspot – Eagle Lake Muskie Marathon

Eagle Lake – N 49° 40.897’ W 93° 14.385’ Today’s Hotspot is a huge point just around the corner from Eagle Lake Island Lodge. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. This is a classic Muskie spot with a feeding flat adjacent to deep water. Casting is effective here because you can cover […]

Eagle Lake Muskie Marathon – Episode 455

Pete Muskie

This show is about Esox Masquinongy, the Muskellunge, the largest member of the Pike family, and its ability to capture the imagination of so many committed fishermen. This is one of the most physically demanding activities a recreational angler can get into. It can be described in two words: Muskie Mystique. Clearly, there’s something about […]