Five floats to fit your panfish needs

by Justin Hoffman | September 20, 2016

Not all floats are created equal. Here’s a sample of what to stock in your panfish box.

Longpoint fishing

The spring approach to Long Point Bay

by Carrie Cartwright | May 22, 2015

Plenty of perch and pike if you know where to look

crappie fishing

Spring crappies – when the wind can be your friend

by Bruce Ranta | May 11, 2015

Coping with conditions can be key to fishing success


Master Your Cast

by Tim Allard | August 8, 2014

Go further and hit your target with these tips.

8-year-old Kolton's first time ice fishing for perch on beautiful Lake Simcoe

Photo Friday – April 18

by Editorial Staff | April 17, 2014

Ready to kiss the ice and snow goodbye? We’re not too sure 8-year-old Kolton is. He had a great time ice fishing for perch on Lake Simcoe this winter. Do you have hunting and/or fishing photos to share? Submit them to us for inclusion in the Memory Bank gallery, and a chance to win* a […]

There's a large assortment of tiny jigs that will entice winter panfish.

Itty-Bitty Ice Baits for Panfish

by Tim Allard | January 25, 2014

Include these minuscule decoys in your tackle box this winter.

perch swimming in water

Perch and Walleye down on Erie

by Jeff Helsdon | June 1, 2013

A further cut in the Total Allowable Catch for Lake Erie perch and walleye is a sign of the declining health of the resource.

Western Lake Erie: Good Bet for Perch

by Jeff Helsdon | April 1, 2013

Rigged and ready for perch, we’re heading for Grubb’s Reef, a shoal off Point Pelee where 10-foot shallows rise from the surrounding 30-plus foot depths…

a man holding a sunfish

Drop Moves For Panfish

by Tim Allard | April 1, 2012

When it comes to piquing panfish interest, a bait’s motion must have an attractive action, but also be an easy target. Regardless of the style of lure, paying attention to its sinking speed will increase your catch.