Tag Archives: fishing

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. ThisĀ 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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Belwood Pike Tournament 2014

My brother Chris and I participated for the second time in the Belwood Pike Tournament, hosted as a fundraiser by the Belwood Lions Club. Last year was an epic failure for us, as we fished for 17 hours and caught … 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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Unboxing My Mystery Tackle Box October 2013

I recently saw what I think is one of the coolest ideas I’ve seen in a long time. It is called Mystery Tackle Box, and I signed up at once. The idea as I understand it, it a way for … Continue reading

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Still some great fishing planned, and I have a goal!

Fall is by far my favourite season of the year. I love the temperatures, the colors, and the fact that most bodies of water have very low traffic on them. The view of my surroundings as I’m on the water … 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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