Posts Tagged ‘Fish’

jerked - caught walleye
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Jerkbait for walleye

Casting jerkbaits for walleye wasn’t part of my game plan, but often anglers are forced to change when walleye are the target. So I jerked walleye.

DIY cured eggs
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DIY trout fishing hack: cured eggs

Making your own gear has it rewards, especially when a fresh chrome trout yanks it down. Check out these step-by-step instructions for DIY cured eggs that will be sure to put a trout on your line.

Causeway
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UPDATE: No Trespassing Bylaw closes causeway to anglers

A decision made by Peterborough County Council will have ramifications for anglers in the area…At a County of Peterborough, County Council meeting on March 21, issues with the enforcement of a previously approved no-trespassing bylaw for the James A. Gifford causeway were shared.

Spring splake
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Ice out spring splake

Ontario is dotted with lakes stocked with splake. These hard fighting, great eating fish provide excellent angling opportunities, particularly early in the springtime. Combining the right location with the right presentation will get results.

Walleye
Ice Fishing
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5 Must-have lure styles for winter walleye

You don’t need a huge collection of ice fishing lures to catch walleye. In fact, all you need are a couple baits… and you’ll be setting hooks all day long.

Gord Ellis with a 48-inch muskie.
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By the numbers: 3 personal bests I’d like to reach

Whether it be a giant fish or impressive animal, these rare interactions lead to personal bests, or PBs. They are milestones in the outdoor experience. There are three I’d like to reach… some more achievable than others…

Burbot nuggets
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Tasty fried burbot nuggets

My friend took me fishing for burbot (also known as freshwater ling and eelpout) and now I’m hooked. The sweet, firm meat makes tasty little fried nuggets.

fly casting
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Fly fishing lesson: track your way to better casting

During the years I taught fly casting, I noticed a common trait among learners. Most had a difficult time tracking a straight line with their arm outside their body. My simple test of this ability…

Bluegills - Boshold
Ice Fishing
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Expert tips to ice big bluegills

Want to catch giant bluegills? These tips will help… Locating and catching trophy bluegills will test an angler’s ice-fishing chops.