Bass Plastics for Winter Lakers

Lake trout remain active throughout the hard-water season and at times are downright aggressive.  Live bait isn’t always necessary for icing good numbers, and size, of trout.  This winter, arm yourself with a variety of soft-plastic baits and cash in on this sure-fire technique for catching lake trout through the ice.   BASS PLASTICS   Read more…

Finessing Winter Whitefish

Whitefish can be an aggressive predator under the ice, however they can also be a finicky target. Finesse tactics may be required to catch fish when the bite is a bit off. When you know you’re on fish but they won’t chase baits, change gears by slowing down and fishing smaller presentations.   The speed Read more…

Ontario Portable Ice Fishing

Permanent ice shacks have taken a backseat in recent years, with more people favouring a portable approach for staying warm on the ice. Modern portable huts are easy to transport and set up, and yet they still offer excellent shelter from the cold and wind. The biggest advantage of portable huts, obviously, is their portability. Read more…

Tracking Down Early Ice Walleye

If you’re anything like I am, you can’t wait to see the mercury drop and a layer of ice form on the lakes.  I look forward to early ice walleye fishing as much as I look forward to the softwater opener in May. Each ice-fishing season can be roughly divided into three separate time frames: Read more…