12 03, 2020

Learn to Tie Epic Ontario Spawn Bags

2020-05-08T12:26:42-07:00

By: Bojan “Bojangles” Zivkovic Spring has just about sprung in Southwestern Ontario and we all know what that means: March Madness! March is the best time to catch aggressive steelhead before they settle on their spawning grounds. The weather is warming, the bite is improving and anglers are finding steelhead throughout GTA rivers and in [...]

Learn to Tie Epic Ontario Spawn Bags2020-05-08T12:26:42-07:00
17 09, 2019

Try This Simple Egg Cure And Catch More Ontario Salmon

2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00

By: Bojan “Bojangles” Zivkovic The weather has finally started to cool down in Southern Ontario which is a clear sign fall salmon season is here! Most Ontario tributaries – and those throughout the Great Lakes – are seeing runs of salmon. Early returns point towards nothing short of quality fish. Fall marks egg season in [...]

Try This Simple Egg Cure And Catch More Ontario Salmon2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00
15 10, 2018

GTA Salmon Season Still Going Strong

2019-10-31T08:54:15-07:00

By: Bojan “Bojangles” Zivkovic On the heels of an excellent big lake season our GTA rivers are plugged with salmon. Most Lake Ontario tributaries (east and west of Toronto) still have an abundance of salmon. I’m expecting the run to last at least a few more weeks. Meanwhile, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron and Lake Superior [...]

GTA Salmon Season Still Going Strong2019-10-31T08:54:15-07:00
17 04, 2018

Ontario Steelhead Anglers Finding Surf Fishing Action

2019-10-31T08:53:51-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic With the trout opener still a few weeks away I started off my late winter/early spring steelhead season by surf fishing and have found willing steelhead. Plunking Lake Ontario and Georgian Bay beaches and river mouths using big spawn sacs with fresh steelhead skein cured with Orange Fire Cure has been the hot [...]

Ontario Steelhead Anglers Finding Surf Fishing Action2019-10-31T08:53:51-07:00
28 11, 2017

The Southern Ontario Fall/Winter Steelhead Preview

2019-10-31T08:53:36-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic This fall the majority Southern Ontario anglers noticed a later start to the salmon and steelhead season. Chinook ran in bigger numbers in October and many have been hanging around until now. Steelhead action didn’t pick up until mid October once water temperatures cooled. The runs are reminiscent of how runs were [...]

The Southern Ontario Fall/Winter Steelhead Preview2019-10-31T08:53:36-07:00
24 09, 2017

GTA Salmon Bite to Take Off with Cooler Weather

2019-10-31T08:53:29-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic The Great Lakes have seen an increase in Chinook and coho populations this summer, and following stellar summer fishing on Lake Ontario we’re expecting a promising salmon run in our GTA rivers this fall. The cool rain and mild temperatures we saw a few weeks ago drew salmon into tributaries on the [...]

GTA Salmon Bite to Take Off with Cooler Weather2019-10-31T08:53:29-07:00
9 08, 2017

Toronto Salmon Bite Impressing Ontario Trollers

2018-04-18T18:57:47-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic Salmon season has been productive on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Trollers chasing Chinook, coho and steelhead in the depths been hooking good numbers of fish, and those big Chinook are averaging more than 20 pounds. I’ve noticed a healthy population of baitfish. This is a good sign of a healthy [...]

Toronto Salmon Bite Impressing Ontario Trollers2018-04-18T18:57:47-07:00
31 03, 2017

GTA Seeing Early Spring Steelhead Action

2018-04-18T18:58:51-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic During the past couple months we’ve experienced dramatic weather changes in Southwestern Ontario. Temperatures have been inconsistent. We've seen 30-degree differences in two days. These abnormal temperature swings have affected plants, wildlife and trout/steelhead. For example, a month ago mild temperatures drew steelhead into our rivers. Meanwhile, the systems were quick to [...]

GTA Seeing Early Spring Steelhead Action2018-04-18T18:58:51-07:00
21 12, 2016

Southern Ontario Steelhead Iced Into Winter Pattern

2019-10-31T08:53:08-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic Our fall steelhead season flew by quickly in Southwestern Ontario. A reflection of low water conditions, many rivers saw poor returns. Low water has affected our winter steelhead, too. When we have high water our rivers normally fish in mid winter. Meanwhile, with the low water we have now many of our [...]

Southern Ontario Steelhead Iced Into Winter Pattern2019-10-31T08:53:08-07:00
23 10, 2016

Salmon Still Running in the Greater Toronto Area

2019-10-31T08:53:00-07:00

By: Bojan Zivkovic The north shore of Lake Ontario has seen a strong salmon run this fall and it’s not over yet. Considering rivers have little water the fishing has been stellar in Southwestern Ontario. Low water levels forced schools of salmon into long and deep stretches, which is where they are now. These fish [...]

Salmon Still Running in the Greater Toronto Area2019-10-31T08:53:00-07:00
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