Northern Trails

Northern Trails

The Wolf

I’ve been asked to write about wolves and, I will be honest, they are a subject I have mixed emotions about. Growing up, I didn’t hear much good stuff about wolves. My Grandfather Ora, who I admired and looked up to, was an amazing hunter with an incredible ability to hit fast moving animals, Continue Reading...

My Favourite Fish to Eat

Author Gord Ellis with a large northern pike. Good to eat, just lose the Y bones. | GORD ELLIS

Eating fish is something I’ve enjoyed throughout my life. It is both the perfect counterpoint to wild game and a great source of healthy protein that is full of good things. A meal of fresh fish is just one of the rewards an angler gets to enjoy after a day on the water.

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Canoe Fishing in Small Lakes

Canoes allow people to access some of the north’s most beautiful lakes. | GORD ELLIS

If you like to fish small lakes, whether it be for bass, walleye, trout or pike, it’s pretty tough to beat fishing from a canoe. I know kayaks are fun too, and they have become all the rage. But I really haven’t had a lot of experience fishing from them. One of these days…

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