Tag Archives: Canada

Southern Ontario Steelhead Confused by Wacky Weather

By: Josh Choronzey It is nearly the middle of April and the steelhead of the upper Great Lakes are likely just as confused as I am in terms of understanding Mother Nature’s current attitude. Two weeks ago we were enjoying double digit temps in t-shirts while the snow melted at unprecedented rates. Meanwhile days ago […]

Northern Ontario Brook Trout Grabbing Fire Dye Minnows & Worms

By: Tom Armstrong Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources stocks hundreds of lakes in Northern Ontario with brook trout, splake and rainbows. Brook trout are the most abundant. Meanwhile, fishing stocked brookies can be a hit or miss. No matter how good the lake or how large of a stocking it receives catching brooks is never […]

Northern Ontario Burbot Providing Action Through the Ice

By: Chris Shaffer Catching lake trout became somewhat of a chore this week in Northern Ontario as we aimed to film Pautzke Outdoors. We caught plenty of lakers, but likely would have caught dozens if it weren’t for the endless amount of strikes we fielded from burbot. Even while trying to not to catch them, […]

Southern Ontario Steelhead Preview

By: Bojangles A lack of precipitation in Ontario the past two months has made for an interesting start to steelhead season. Periods of stellar fishing have welcomed us between windows of good water conditions following sporadic rain. However, low water has action slower than last fall. Mild daytime highs have also kept the rivers warm […]

Greater Toronto Area Salmon in North Shore Lake Ontario Rivers

By: Bojan Zivkovic It’s that time of the year again and I couldn’t be more excited! The Chinook are running in full force now that the temperatures have fallen on the north shore of Lake Ontario. With a little bit of help from this past week’s rainfall and cool north winds the fish are coming […]

It’s Pier Fishing Season in Southern Ontario, Canada

By: Bojangles For salmon anglers on the north shore of Lake Ontario the most anticipated time of the year is within sight. In fact, our fall run of Chinook and coho are staging at many river/creek mouths. Boats owners can easily target salmon from April until October in the depths of Lake Ontario, whereas shore […]