2017 Spring Fishing and Boat Show

Every year many anglers in Ontario make the trek to the International Centre to attend the Spring Fishing and Boat Show. This annual event is a wonderful event hosted by the Canadian Outdoor Sport Shows. The COSS is operated by wonderful Pallotta Family. The show has several great sponsors including Yamaha Canada and Outdoor Canada …

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Steelhead, Lake Erie, Norfolk County, Winter, Kids, Family

OOD Photo Friday Winners!

So I decided to send that awesome selfie (aka "the Fishie") of us to the Ontario Out of Doors Magazine "Memory Bank" website. This website is a great way for OOD readers to share their outdoors memories! Well, we were selected as winners for their weekly PHOTO FRIDAY contest! Thanks Ontario Out of Doors!  You …

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2017 World Wetlands Day

Today is World Wetlands Day! What is World Wetlands Day?? In 1971 the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands was adopted on February 2nd. Since then February 2nd of each year is known as World Wetlands Day!  This day is set aside to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humans and the planet! The theme …

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Zeroing in on Hard Water Panfish

We have all been faced with the challenge, a new body of water. Where do we start? During the winter months I love chasing Panfish. Hard water means searching for the largest Panfish I can find. Sure, I may spend some days in the spring chasing big Crappie or Bluegills but I prefer to target …

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Steelhead, Lake Erie, Norfolk County, Winter, Kids, Family

Reflections on a memorable Steelheading season

Another year of Steelheading is in the books. If success is measured by the numbers of fish landed it was not a great year. I spent 12 days on the water between mid October and late December. That does not seem like much but a busy career and family sure does limit the days I …

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