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Two Reports Coming!

Well we just got back from our short visit to Ellen Island Camp, having just put the kids to bed and unpacked the cold food. I have some pictures to go through and some writing to you about my trip … Continue reading

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Prepping Meals for Ellen Island Camp

  This time next week Carolyn and I will be wrapping up our first of three days at Ellen Island Camp on Lady Evelyn Lake, hopefully already talking about our amazing catches. But if for some reason the fishing is … Continue reading

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Rapala Scatter Raps – My Love Hate Relationship

Lures, lures and more lures! There are so many to choose from, and each manufacturer has there own versions, often very similar to others. Some lures are as effective today as when they were introduced decades ago, and every once … Continue reading

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Fishing Isn’t Just for Buddies

When I started fishing as a young boy, it meant heading to the local creek or small pond fishing for trout, and usually catching suckers or chub. When I got into my late teens I was included in the annual … 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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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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