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Late Fall Muskie Magic

by Gord Ellis

Gord Ellis reflects back on late fall days on the water & one of the very best times to catch a giant fish. Read more

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The Skagit casting revolution

Ray Blades talks Tom Larimer demystifing Skagit casting in his video Skagit Revolution… Read more

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The best summer job ever

As snow starts to fall our guest blogger, 15 year-old, Aiden Wielinga is reflecting back on warmer days this summer spent working at a fishing resort. Read more

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Score: Grouse 2, Steve 0

Around here, an early season grouse hunt tends to be an exercise in futility. Read more

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Getting ready for the duck hunt

Right about now it’s like the night before Christmas around here. I leave for my annual week of duck hunting tomorrow Read more

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Three bucks that bested me      

The advent of trail cams has changed the hunting game, here are three short stories about bucks that have eluded me… Read more

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WOW, what a weekend!

I just had the pleasure of spending two and a half days with nearly 100 women at the OFAH annual Women’s Outdoor Weekend Read more

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Flying for muskie

I’ve caught muskies on the fly before, but to play with the legendary fish of Georgian Bay, I enlisted the help of JP Bushey and Brian Slavinski. Read more

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I’ll take the wild game

Steve Galea explains the benefits of eating wild game over meats bought in a grocery store. Read more

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Tying with deer hair

Since bass season is nearly upon us… Here are a few expert tips and a video that will help you, and me, tie better deer-hair flies. Read more