Hotspot – Great Balls Of Bait

CROSS LAKE – N46° 53.926’ W79° 58.686’ This week’s Hotspot is a protected bay on Cross Lake which can be accessed via Lake Temagami. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. Although Smallmouth prevail here, an incidental Lake Trout or Pike is a welcome bonus. Try a topwater or jerkbait on calm days […]

Gettin’ There – Great Balls Of Bait

To get to today’s great fishing on Lake Temagami, we first drove north from Toronto on Highway 400. Next, we headed north on Highway 11 just past Barrie. From there, we turned west on the Lake Temagami Access Road to a great public landing and boat launch. Then, a short boat ride took us to Blue […]

Did You Know? – Old Growth Forests

With almost 500 km of shoreline, 1,200 islands, and some of the most diverse and rugged terrain in Ontario, Temagami is a Mecca for anglers, paddlers, and hikers alike. But the main attraction of the area is definitely the Old Growth Forests. These stands of towering red and white pine contain trees that are almost 400 […]

Cross Lake, Temagami, ON

This month’s Hotspot is a protected bay on Cross Lake which can be accessed via Lake Temagami. Although Smallmouth prevail here, an incidental Laker or Pike is a welcome bonus.

Great Balls Of Bait – Episode 428

This episode on Lake Temagami is an incredible wilderness treat. The area has become a legend for hikers, paddlers, campers—but especially for anglers. Part of the appeal is the rugged terrain. Massive cliffs plunge deep into the lake, and a long and varied shoreline presents habitat for a number of sport fish species. Longtime Fish’n Canada […]