Fishing

Why do we hate snakes?

by Gord Ellis | August 21, 2020

If you asked six people in Ontario, four of them would have a problem with snakes. Here’s the case for letting harmless reptiles be.

Ice fishing expo cancelled

by Editorial Staff | August 18, 2020

The 2020 Canadian Ice Fishing Expo (CIFE) that was to take place at Georgian College’s Barrie Campus from Dec. 14 to 15 has been cancelled because of the pandemic.

salmon trolling must have technology and electronics

Electronic must-haves for salmon

by Bob McGary | August 14, 2020

Electronics are an integral part of every angler’s presentation for Great Lakes salmon. Choosing the right unit, however, requires a bit of research.

Someone holding a phone near some fishing stuff.

Researchers surveying angler behaviour

by Editorial Staff | August 12, 2020

Researchers from Ottawa’s Carleton University are conducting a survey to document if and how the pandemic has altered the behaviour of Ontario anglers.

mad heat walleye

Finding mad heat walleye

by Tim Allard | August 12, 2020

Here are some reliable tactics for catching summertime walleye when the temperature soars and fishing might otherwise be tough.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms

Fish wasting in Great Lakes’ depths

by Meghan Sutherland | August 11, 2020

Fish populations are declining in all but one of the Great Lakes, due in part to invasive species, says The Great Lakes Science Advisory Board (SAB).

border closure hurting tourism

Border closure hurting tourism operations

by Lyle Gayder | August 10, 2020

Ontario’s lodges, outfitters, and guides continues to reel in the wake of the Canada-US border closure, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

going back on raised musky

Going back on raised fish

by Ben Beattie | August 7, 2020

If at first you don’t succeed – should you try again by going back on raised musky? When a spot is hot, it’s hot for consecutive days running.

a tackle box on a mossy log

Fishing tackle sales surge

by Jeff Helsdon | August 6, 2020

Retailers across the province have had a hard time meeting the “crazy” demand for fishing tackle during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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