Category Archives: Boating

Hilmer Lake Fly In Trip 2014

I’m embarrassed that it has been 6 month since I went on this trip, and am only now posting the video of photos and a quick review. I did post my Shore Lunch video earlier, but it’s time to give the … Continue reading

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Princecraft Resorter Review

Three summers ago I acquired an old 14ft Starcraft aluminum boat with a Johnson 9.9 motor (both from about 1985), to see if I and the family would make good use of a boat. This boat required much work, so I … Continue reading

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A Surprise Muskie

I was recently up in Haliburton to visit family, and had an opportunity to hit the water for a couple hours on a Sunday morning. Part of me like the short outings, as the expectations are low, but another part … Continue reading

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New Boat for 2014

When I got my current boat 3 years ago, it was with the plan to use it as an experiment. Would I use it regularly, would the family enjoy using the boat, would we take it with us on vacation, … Continue reading

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Nice Pike On Conestoga Lake

I was out on Conestoga Lake a few nights ago, for a couple hours of fishing. We were focussing on a specific bay, and working a shore line that was ranging for 10-20 feet. The fish were holding in the … Continue reading

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Boat Repairs

When I first acquired my boat a couple years ago, I knew there were several leaks in it, and began researching the best / easiest / most cost effective ways to repair them. I made the choice to use JB … Continue reading

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Embarrassing Night on the Water

It had been a long couple weeks at work, and a while since I’d been on the water, so I took advantage of some beautiful weather to head out for a solo night of fishing. Normally I’m with my wife … Continue reading

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