2020: Catches of the Year

@natesabourin 2020 was a year to forget on a huge number of fronts. One positive that came from not being able to go anywhere, was a little dedicated time focused in your own backyard. This was absolutely the case for me. I am a self professed fishing purist, dreaming of a cast near the bleachedContinue reading “2020: Catches of the Year”

Researching a lake for fishing

In Ontario, there are approximately 250,000 lakes. A majority percentage of these are located off the beaten path, in Northern Ontario. An area in particular that will always have my heart is the Magnetawan River, it’s tributaries and the remainder of the watershed. I frequent this area and have thoroughly enjoyed my time, but forContinue reading “Researching a lake for fishing”

Chasing the Aurora: Ontario’s Rarest Trout

Don’t call it a comeback, but maybe something close to that. The Aurora Trout has a story worthy of a Hollywood film, if they made movies about fish species. This species, named after the colours of the aurora borealis (northern lights), has a truly unique pattern. Before I get into the Hollywood story, it shouldContinue reading “Chasing the Aurora: Ontario’s Rarest Trout”

The Fish of 10,000 Casts: Muskellunge

The elusive muskellunge is the most sought after sportfish in Ontario. This prehistorical fish has been atop the food chain in Northern Ontario for centuries. Fishermen have been chasing this predator around the country for years and at Ontario Angler, we can give you tips and tactics to help catch the fish of 10,000 casts.Continue reading “The Fish of 10,000 Casts: Muskellunge”