My inflatable open-water setup cost less than a grand. Here's how you can put one together and get fishin'
Falcon Lake Winter Fish-off Cancelled: Still prizes to be Won!
Yep, you can still buy tickets and prizes from the guaranteed prize list will be awarded by random draw.
Charity spotlight: Enabled Outdoors
I've recently learned about this great non-profit. Enabled Outdoors gets kids with disabilities or illnesses out fishing, hunting and enjoying Manitoba's wilderness. It warms my heart to see how committed these folks are to creating unforgettable experiences for families. Here's some info on the work they do. Perhaps you know someone who could benefit from … Continue reading Charity spotlight: Enabled Outdoors
Lunker alert! Beauty MB Lake Trout
Watch Jordan Manton of Crunch Time Tackle land a beauty Manitoba lake trout!
Best Ice Fishing Lures for Walleye in Manitoba
Here's my list of the best walleye lures for ice fishing in Manitoba. Definitely not reinventing the wheel here, just letting you know what I use to land those Walters.
Fly Fishing Intro: Noel Linsey of The New Tradition Outdoors.
Interested in fly fishing? Meet Noel Linsey of The New Tradition Outdoors. He'll get you started.
Hardwater kickoff—Lyons Lake
I. Love. Trout fishing. If you've read my past posts, this isn't news. I've shared some posts on open-water trout tactics, but it's winter now—the best time of year. There's something about ice fishing I can't get enough of. It's likely the only activity that helps me enjoy these brutal Manitoban winters.
Learn about walleye spawning!
Big Manitoba Walleye Alert! Learn how they grow so big on Lake Winnipeg.
Patricia Beach Manitoba: a photo essay
Enjoy some photos from Patricia Beach Manitoba!
The Pickerel Rig: You’re better than that, aren’t you?
It’s time to ditch the pickerel rig, my friends. Unless of course you love snags, pollution and harming fish, then by all means, carry on. The pickerel rig is most Manitobans’ intro to fishing. I get it. They work. You get the benefit of two depths/presentations and you don’t have to do anything but cast … Continue reading The Pickerel Rig: You’re better than that, aren’t you?
Catching the common carp
Manitoba carp action! Check out my personal best!
Musky gear watch: Crunch Time Tackle
Gear up for musky success with Crunch Time Tackle.
Lyons Lake Manitoba—Tips for first-time trouters
Learn how to land rainbow trout at Lyons Lake in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park!
Multi-species Action on vintage tackle
Watch me hammer walleye, catfish and drum on a vintage fishing lure.
Top 4 Uncrowded Ice Fishing Spots in Southern MB
Beat the crowds and check out these Manitoba ice fishing spots. Read for locations and tackle recommendations.
Fishing Derbies in Manitoba: 2020 Ice derbies
We're quickly approaching that time of year—ice derby season. These competitions are a fun way to put some money where your mouth is and possibly win some cash and prizes. Here's a list of some February and March ice fishing derbies in southern Manitoba. February 23. Lake of the Prairies Ice Fishing Derby Lots of … Continue reading Fishing Derbies in Manitoba: 2020 Ice derbies
How thick’s the ice? You tell me!
Many trucks went through Lake Winnipeg's ice in December, leading to a lot of people questioning ice safety. The bottom line is this: if you don't know how thick the ice is, go find out!
Bait shops open early near Winnipeg
Looking bait stores open early near Winnipeg? Want to know where to buy bait near Lake Winnipeg or the Whiteshell? Here's a list. Load up and go fishing!