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Rod Review: Fenwick HMX Medium Action

Probably the rod I use the most often is my Fenwick HMX 7 Ft, Medium, Fast Action, 2 pc rod. Until I purchased a rod exclusively for jigging, my Fenwick served as my trolling rod for medium / small baits, and for my … Continue reading

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Rod Review: St. Croix Bait Caster

I have 3 rod and reel combinations that I use, and I have a reason or application for each. The first rod I ever purchased where I actually did some research and spent some money was my first ever bait … 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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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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Spring Paint Job!

After bringing the boat home from storage, it was time to get the grime of the previous year off, and see if any touch up work needed to be done. My laundry list is a bit longer than I had … Continue reading

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There’s a Boat In My Garage!

Spring is in the air, and that means one thing, fishing season is around the corner. This weekend we headed to Halliburton to get my boat out of storage, and pick up my motor at the marina. I store the … Continue reading

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Turn Your Dream Fishing Trip Into Reality – We Did

Looking back over twenty years of annual fishing trips, I confess there was always one  thing missing…the fish. Each year there is talk of the new tackle, the new strategies, that “this could be the year”, but the results are … Continue reading

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Using Marker Buoys

A few years ago we were up at Esnagami Lodge, and when we headed out on our first morning we knew we were planning on jigging for Walleye. We had a guide with us, and he took us to an … Continue reading

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