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 […]

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 […]

Did You Know? – City Carp

Did you know, and this may sound weird, that you can experience a very successful day on the water right in the middle of town? Today’s show features the beautiful little city of Peterborough, nestled on the shores of the Otonabee River. All over southern Ontario, there are cities and towns and communities, both riverside […]

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 […]

Gettin’ There – High Traffic Carp

To get to today’s non-stop Carp fishing, I first took Hwy 401 to County Rd 28 at the town of Port Hope. I traveled north to County Rd 2 at Bailieboro and turned east. I next turned south on Serpent Mounds Rd and then east on Shanty Shore Rd. I finally turned south on Bolin […]

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 […]

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 […]