Category Archives: Boating

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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Fishing For Walleye, Catching Crappie

Recently a buddy of mine and I went out to Conestoga Lake to target some Walleyes. We had an area in mind, based on some intel from various locals. When the area to fish was described, I knew what I … Continue reading

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Belwood Pike Derby 2013

This weekend saw me enter my first ever tournament, the annual Belwood Lions Pike Derby, held on Belwood Lake. There were over 500 entrants, and while I had no expectation of winning the tournament, my brother Chris and I did … Continue reading

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First Pike Tournament

It should come as no surprise that I love to fish. What some people don’t understand is that while the fishing is obviously an important element, there are others that are just as important. Things like the anticipation of a … Continue reading

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2013 Walleye Opener

This past weekend was the opener for the 2013 Walleye and Pike Opener in my district, and I was out on the water first day. It was great to get out, but it was a tough day on the water. … Continue reading

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My First 40 Inch Pike and the Heroic Boat Partner

This event took place a number of years ago, on the annual fishing trip to Georgian Bay in the Thousand Islands. I was trolling a Mepps Cyclops when a big Pike HAMMERED  my line, leaving me no questions as to whether … Continue reading

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First Time Boating 2013

When I put the boat away in the fall of 2012 I knew it would be a long time before I’d be out on the water again, but boy, you forget how long that really is! When you close up … Continue reading

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