Busting Topwater Back Lake Bass – Dave Mercer’s Facts of Fishing! Pro Angler, Host of Facts of Fishing THE SHOW and Bassmaster Emcee Dave Mercer targets topwater largemouth on a stand up paddle board.
For most of us, thinking of fishing and competing conjures up thoughts of derbies and tournaments and the rivalries between anglers. But the true competition, the contest that really makes fishing the amazing sport it is, is the battle between the angler and the fish he or she is after. Analyzing your opponent, figuring out […]
We went up to Kesagami Wilderness Lodge last week for a 5 night trip, to eat some shorelunches and mayhaps get that big pike on we’ve been looking for.. and do some underwater video… AND get a chance to see our son Avery, who is working as a dockhand this summer there! We got to […]
It’s still unknown to many and it’s a fabulous and booming fishery that exists very close to home and it’s much more accessible and easier to tap into then you think. It’s the spring salmon and trout fishing opportunities that abound all across Lake Ontario’s shores each spring. Targeting trout and salmon early on in […]
Where safe ice and seasons allow, March is usually the best month to ice fish for walleye. Here in northwestern Ontario the term late ice takes on new meaning as we’re often still drilling holes into April. It’s hard to beat late season ice fishing when the sun is shining, it’s warm out and you’re […]
As a resident of Northern Ontario, I get the opportunity to fish on exceptional walleye waters whenever I feel the urge. Although my hometown of Sault Ste. Marie offers respectable opportunities just outside the city, nothing beats fishing the pristine lakes up near my in-laws camp just north of Hornepayne, Ontario. This is where I […]
There is nothing quite like picking out that first fly rod. Of course not all of us had the luxury of choosing the first rod. God bless my dad for trying, but my first fly pole he got me was one of those bargain basement jobbers from the big box store complete with foam grip […]
Are the voracious Asian carp already in Lake Erie? Researchers have discovered environmental DNA, or eDNA for short, from Asian carp in western Lake Erie’s Maumee Bay, which is fed by the Maumee River running through Toledo. “The three samples, all positive for silver carp eDNA, were found in Maumee Bay – two in Michigan […]