St. Mary’s River, Ontario

This Hotspot is known as the St. Mary’s Rapids and is located directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. We chose this Hotspot because of its easy access to a variety of fish species.

Salmon of The Soo – Episode 507

This Fish’n Canada episode finds Stephen Niedzwiecki making his first voyage on the FNC1 Princecraft without the expert guidance of seasoned Fish’n Canada hosts Angelo Viola or Pete Bowman. He took the rig to the St. Mary’s River, next to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, in search of Atlantic Salmon. Thankfully, however, he wasn’t entirely on […]

Hotspot – St. Mary’s River Salmon

St. Mary’s River Salmon – N 46° 30.767’ W 84° 20.565’ Today’s Hotspot is where Steve and Tyler spent their time drifting the St. Mary’s River, directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The waypoint on your screen will get you right there. The local anglers wait all year for the Salmon […]

Did You Know? – Sault Ste. Marie

Did you know that the city of Sault Ste. Marie is said to be at the “heart” of the Great Lakes? Centrally located in the province of Ontario, the “Soo” as it’s often referred to, is positioned on the shore of the St. Marys River, connecting Lake Huron and Lake Superior. The fishing is second […]

Gettin’ There – Quattro Hotel Sault Ste. Marie

For this episode, Steve fished the well known ‘rapids’ directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. To get there, he first drove north on Highway 400, and then continued north on Highway 69. And then headed north-west on Highway 17 at Sudbury. Steve followed 17 to the ‘Soo’ (Sault Ste. Marie), then […]

March 30, 2019 – Dr. Kevin Kapuscinski

Dr. Kevin Kapuscinski from Lake Superior State University in upper Michigan, updates Angelo on the success of their Atlantic Salmon hatchery and stocking program. There is now some evidence of natural reproduction on the St. Mary’s River near Sault Ste Marie. Is a naturally reproducing and self sustaining population possible? We plan to find out! […]

Hotspot – St. Mary’s Surprise

St. Mary’s Rapids – N 46° 30.448′ W 84° 20.886′ Today’s Hotspot is known as the St. Mary’s Rapids, directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. We chose this Hotspot because of its easy access to a variety of fish species. You can hire […]

Gettin’ There – St. Mary’s Surprise

To get to today’s non-stop river fishing, I first drove north on Highway 400 to Highway 69. I next turned onto Highway 17, heading northwest, and took that all the way to the town of Bruce Mines. I finally turned south on Bruce Bay Road, which took me to Bruce Bay Cottages and Lighthouse. Even […]

Did You Know? – St. Mary’s River

Did you know that the St Mary’s River is the only freighter passage between Lake Superior and the Lower Great Lakes? It is also an international border along its entire length of 120 kilometres. Just below the river’s exit from Lake Superior lay the twin cities of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, connected by […]

St. Mary’s Surprise – Episode 486

Largemouth Bass are fast becoming North America’s favourite game fish. It’s hands-down the top dog in the United States, and it’s constantly gaining fans north of the border. The Largemouth is very much a southern, warm water fish. It thrives in water temperatures in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (low to mid-20s Celsius). But that […]