Roothouse Lake, Ontario

Location: Roothouse Lake, Ontario GPS: N46º 37.573′ W083º 08.323′ Species: Brook Trout This Hotspot is on Roothouse Lake in the Algoma Region of Ontario. It’s a subtle point jutting from shore and dropping into deep water. The best ways of fishing a structure like this are slow trolling, drifting, anchoring, or easing your way with […]

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? – Fish Stocking Program

Did you know that the Brook Trout is not classified as a Trout? It actually belongs to the Char family, along with its cousins the Lake Trout, Dolly Varden, Bull Trout and the Arctic Char. A unique biological fact in the world of the Brook Trout is that they only spawn in natural spring water. […]

Gettin’ There – Brook Trout Heaven

Today’s outstanding trophy Brook Trout fishing took place at Blue Fox Camp in the Algoma region of Ontario. To get there, I first took Hwy 400 north to Hwy 69. I next turned north-west on Hwy 17 at Sudbury. I finally turned north on Air Service Road in Algoma Mills and ended up at the […]

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 […]

Brook Trout Heaven – Episode 463

This episode takes place in Ontario’s Algoma country, a place immortalized in the paintings of the Group of Seven, and a quintessential example of the wilderness that is Northern Ontario. With the Canadian Shield as a backdrop, the 22,000 square miles of boreal forest is interspersed with thousands of lakes. This district is an absolute […]