A NUNAVUT NOMAD III. TREE RIVER ROOTS.

A NUNAVUT NOMAD III. TREE RIVER ROOTS.

Mounted over the cabin’s fireplace rested two large brook trout, one of seven and the other eight pounds. John had told me they were caught on the same day many years ago, as he pointed out the window to the lake. They were fascinating to look at, painted in their...
MANITOBA’S TROPHY TIGER TROUT… by Mikey.

MANITOBA’S TROPHY TIGER TROUT… by Mikey.

Manitoba with a population of only 1.3 million and more than 100,000 lakes provides endless possibilities for its Master Angler fish. Some travel for the world class Lake Winnipeg walleye better known locally as greenbacks, there’s also the giant Red River...
A NUNAVUT NOMAD II.  TALOYOAK’S CARIBOU, CHAR & CHILD.

A NUNAVUT NOMAD II. TALOYOAK’S CARIBOU, CHAR & CHILD.

Touched down in Taloyoak Nunavut this past August to hit the ground running. A shortened stay with plans to work and fish plenty, by the end of the first day I had settled into the Health Center, met with the local wildlife officer, obtained a fishing license and...
SEEKING LIFE & LAKE TROUT AT THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.

SEEKING LIFE & LAKE TROUT AT THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.

According to Brenda, I was bopping around in my seat like an excited school boy going on a field trip. Big questions, had some real big, pressing questions in mind, and so I guess that might have shown. Stuck same place in the noggin’ with all those questions...
NIPIGON’S “NO RAGRETS!”

NIPIGON’S “NO RAGRETS!”

Kneeling in the doorway to the tent I felt a little deflated, it was going to be a hard week… “What Lies Beneath,” “Minnow Trap,” “Moose On The Loose,” and “Remember Adam” road signs marked the highway northward....
THE COMPASS CLOCKWISE TO LUNKER LAKERS.

THE COMPASS CLOCKWISE TO LUNKER LAKERS.

NORTH. . Still scribbling away… and still running. As chance would have it, work travel in the new year would find me at the very top of Hudson Bay in a little Nunavut town called Coral Harbour on Southampton Island. Ottawa to Winnipeg first, followed by further...