According to major studies done in several universities across North America, walleyes smell and hear you. In fact they smell and hear you so much it could mean a really bad day of fishing if preventative actions are not taken.
With the opener of walleye season this weekend, it could well... Read More
April 1 was when this went to pen, and although its days later that you’re reading this, my chest waders and rainbow trout fishing gear is still waiting patiently in the corner of my office to be used.
I have to say I’m ready. I have cabin fever and am anticipating... Read More
It seems both predators and prey are thriving in our neck of the woods and are creating as much havoc on other wildlife, residents, and domesticated animals as they ever have.
There have been considerably more calls to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and many letters to the editor recently... Read More
Boats seem to be on many folks minds these days with the amount of advertising I have heard and seen on television. Heck it’s only the middle of March and already boating is in the air.
Upon driving into any of the local marine dealers we have here in Thunder Bay, it’s easy to spot... Read More
For most of you who enjoy winter and all it offers like snowmobiling, skiing, ice fishing, snow shoeing, ice skating and anything else that takes place, there is no debate that March brings us warmer temperatures and more daylight.
It’s kind of nice going to work in the daylight and coming... Read More
For myself it has been a great start to the year as far as hard water angling goes, and from what I’m hearing from others, the same applies.
The years pass and the clock stops for no one. It seems memories pile up faster than they should, but there is nothing we can do except work with... Read More
You ever look at a wild animal standing in a field or on the edge of a road during the dead of winter when it’s minus 30 outside and wonder how they stay warm?
As a kid I often asked myself that question, and I’m sure there are a lot of you wondering the same. Why would all... Read More
It doesn’t matter whether it’s summer or winter, the old saying goes “you can always tell when a fisherman is lying, simply because his lips are moving.”
As far back as man started to angle, whether it be off shore, in a boat or through the ice, fish tales of all... Read More
You walk outside on a bright, sunny winter day and you immediately start to squint and reach for your sunglasses. The reflection of the sun off of the snow is hurting your eyes and focusing clearly is almost impossible.
During the winter months one of the most overlooked injuries that can... Read More
Although I have seen many Christmas trees already set up in the front windows of local residences, it’s that time of year when most folks get serious about doing so if they already haven’t and join the rest of the sheep herd in bringing home that pine or balsam.
The tradition... Read More