THE NEW FLY FISHER T.V. “Beauty Nipigon Brookies.” ep2

THE NEW FLY FISHER T.V. “Beauty Nipigon Brookies.” ep2

To camp out on an unfamiliar reach of Lake Nipigon with my friend Rob, and to explore entirely new waters would have been cool enough of an experience all on its own. But, then to add the exciting challenge of guiding a respected fly fishing T.V. show to the best Lake...
THE NEW FLY FISHER T.V. “Giant Nipigon Pike.” ep1

THE NEW FLY FISHER T.V. “Giant Nipigon Pike.” ep1

Last winter while visiting my good friend and Onaman River Resort owner Robert Lindsay, he received a phone call from The New Fly Fisher T.V. show. Inquiring if he had any availability to accommodate them for the filming of a Nipigon trout and pike episode in June,...
NIPIGON’S NASTY NORTHERN PIKE.

NIPIGON’S NASTY NORTHERN PIKE.

There are two camps which both speak quite passionately about pike, the lovers and the haters. The latter see these toothy, slimy and bony predators as a nuisance, lure thieves whom often prey on preferred quarries such as walleye, bass or trout. Across parts of...
HURRICANE BEACHING BIG BULLY SHARKS.

HURRICANE BEACHING BIG BULLY SHARKS.

The flight attendant surely put the drama and queen in drama queen while going over the flight safety rules. “I like to look at my pretty self in the mirror.” “I always wanted to be a princess but instead I’m a queen.” “I save my...
HUMPBACKS, HALOS & MISTY MAPLE MOONSHINE.

HUMPBACKS, HALOS & MISTY MAPLE MOONSHINE.

All together and all at once, the brook trout, pike and lakers of Northern Ontario summoned me from the couch at home. Some last minute boat, gear and meal prep plus a call to the Agent, quick plans were set in motion to hit the highway north. Our destination…...
A NUNAVUT NOMAD FOR ARCTIC CHAR.

A NUNAVUT NOMAD FOR ARCTIC CHAR.

I do not visit the north, it is the second home I return to, a part of who I am. . Across the lounge table sat an older fellow, Thomas, whom I had only met an hour earlier. I sipped scotch while he enjoyed the local beers on tap, and before long he graciously offered...