If you are a trout angler, the 100th anniversary of the world record brook is kind of a big deal. On July 21, 1915, the 14-pound, 8-ounce monster brook trout was plucked out of the Nipigon River by Dr. J.W. Cook of Fort William, Ontario. Many stories have been told about what
Having fished streams and rivers all across Ontario, I can say one thing for sure: if conditions are right, steelhead aren’t that tough to catch. They’re just fish, not magical beings. But you need to know how and when to use the right tools for the job.
Two basic techniques
The last lingering days of summer are bitter sweet for the angler in Northwestern Ontario. Shorter days and cooler nights means summer is winding down. The carefree afternoons casting in shorts and t-shirts become an increasingly rare commodity. But late summer is
As my fishing buddies will attest, I like gear. But my travels as a fishing writer have forced me to scale down my gear to the bare essentials. What I’ve learned is for 90 percent of my fly in trips, I can get by comfortably with 10 percent of my usual tackle. Here’s