There I was floating alone on my kayak, in the dark, and in the middle of nowhere as meteors pierced the sky overhead. Things were perfect.
Rewinding to earlier that day, I had left work on a Friday afternoon and pondered the six hour drive and two hour paddle in the dark I had ahead of me. Read more
Aside from catching my first gizzard shad, I wanted to share some other highlights of my fall-time fishing.
While most of my hours were spent in the kayak, I did spend a few sessions chasing steelhead in the open sections of Lake Ontario’s tributaries. Read more
With the salmon just beginning to make their appearance at Lake Ontario’s tributary mouths, I made one more camping trip to Georgian Bay before I would be swept away by salmon fever. Things began exactly as they did on my previous trip and I had camp set up by nightfall. Read more
Georgian Bay is quite the destination here in Ontario. It’s a massive bay of Lake Huron with swiss-cheese-like shorelines studded with countless islands, shoals and channels. It could take well over a lifetime to explore the limitless bays and back bays of this geographical marvel. Read more
Spent yesterday morning and this afternoon fishing pike with a kayak buddy or two. Nothing crazy, just some fun little rockets.
My friend has got some kind of a knack for these things. All on the same lures too. Even after I tried a whole bunch of different things he managed to out-fish me each time. Read more
I returned to the place of last week’s monster encounter that ended with a broken line. This time I had minnows. And a bag full of wire leaders =).
Some hammer handle pike seemed to be the culprit.
The hook looks deep in the last fish, but I unhooked him just fine. Read more
My journey in fishing began in the summer of 2011. By early 2012, I feverishly hunted a trophy northern pike.
My first report with a “catch” for 2012.
I spent the afternoon today taking advantage of the warm weather. Read more