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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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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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2014 Toronto Sportsman Show

This weekend I made my annual journey to the Toronto Sportsman Show, held at the Direct Energy Centre. I’ve been going for the last several years, and it’s a nice break in the middle of winter, allowing me to get … 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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A Northern Pike Personal Best at Kenlea Cottages

This past weekend my brother and two friends of mine headed up to Pointe Au Baril Station in Ontario, for a quick overnighter fishing trip (a late fathers day get-a-way). I’ve been fishing the 10000 Island area of Georgian Bay … 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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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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