Tag Archives: Bait Caster

Trip to Shekak Lake

Opening weekend for Walleye and Pike was the 3rd Saturday in May for the area where Shekak Lake is located, and our group would be there the very next day, as the first anglers on the lake for the year. Continue reading

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Two New Lures

Like many of you, I keep an eye out for both lures that have been around for a while but I’ve never tried, and for brand new lures to the market. A couple years ago I was excited to try … Continue reading

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Annual Couples Trip Completed

My annual weekend fishing trip, known as “the couples trip” was this past weekend and was once again a success. Each summer my father (Dave) and his wife (Betty), my brother (Chris) and his wife (Lisa), and of course Carolyn … Continue reading

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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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The Annual Family Fishing Trip = Big Fish

It was time once again for the annual Mills Family Fishing trip to Bayfield Lodge in the Bayfield Inlet in 30 000 Islands area of Georgian Bay. We’ve been coming to this lodge for over 30 years as a group … Continue reading

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Fishing is a Team Sport

I recently went on my annual Father and Son fishing trip to Bayfield Lodge, in the Bayfield Inlet of Pointe Au Baril, in the Georgian Bay Region. We’ve been going to this same lodge for over 20 years, and enjoy … Continue reading

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Fly In 2013: McLeister Lake

It’s been a couple weeks since I got back from my fly in trip to McLeister Lake, and high time for me to give the report. This was our second time flying with Hearst Air, last year to Hilmer Lake. … Continue reading

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Jigging Initiatives

I love catching Walleye, and I’ve had my best success catching them by using vertical jigging, but there are some other jigging techniques I’d like to learn to use as well. A couple I’m hoping to use on the upcoming … Continue reading

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My Choice for Fishing Line

I had a request for which is my preferred fishing line for my rods. I’ve used lots of line over the years, from traditional mono, to fluorocarbon, and then into the super lines. I now use Suffix 832 on all … Continue reading

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Storing my Hard Baits

As I get ready to head on my Fly In Fishing Trip with Hearst Air, I’ve been getting my equipment ready. One of the things I have to do is get a lot of tackle and gear to fit in … Continue reading

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