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Keep an open mind this spring
Blogs, Fishing, On The Water Online, Uncategorized

Keep an open mind this spring

Like a lot of ice bound anglers right now, I am champing at the bit to get my Kingfisher boat in the water and the Verado purring back to life. Man, it has been a long winter, don't you think?  As a matter of fact, my diary tells me that, in many years, I'd launched my boat by...

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How to buy the perfect fishing boat
Boats, Gear, On The Water Online

How to buy the perfect fishing boat

Gord Pyzer talks boats with Steve Green, the sales manager for Winnipeg Sport and Leisure in Kenora, Ontario

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What’s in the box?
Blogs, Weird, Wild and Wacky

What’s in the box?

While I was never really big into comics as a kid, I did enjoy the occasional copy of Richie Rich, Captain Canuck, Archie, Mad Magazine, Spiderman, Captain America, Dynamite and…oh, who am I kidding? I liked comics. So, sue me. I was a kid. Anyway, what I liked nearly as much...

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Why it sometimes pays to be a slacker
Blogs, Fishing, On The Water Online, Tips

Why it sometimes pays to be a slacker

Learn why it's often essential to fish with a slack line

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How to rig a twister tail grub: Tail up or tail down?
Blogs, On The Water Online

How to rig a twister tail grub: Tail up or tail down?

Why the humble twister-tail grub is still a top-producing soft-plastic bait, and how to hook it for better results

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Help solve the mystery of the bearded Canada goose!
Field Findings, Weird, Wild and Wacky

Help solve the mystery of the bearded Canada goose!

Mystery surrounds the strange, beard-like growth on a Canada goose shot near Caledon, Ontario, in February 2013.

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Exactly the same thing: Why little details matter on the ice
Blogs, Fishing, On The Water Online

Exactly the same thing: Why little details matter on the ice

Why using identical rods, reels, lines and lures won't always give you the same result

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Owl attacks Nova Scotia hunter
Blogs, Weird, Wild and Wacky

Owl attacks Nova Scotia hunter

A 58-year old lobster fisherman was walking to his truck when a large owl swooped down, smashed into his face, and knocked him over

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From lakers to tarpon
Field Findings

From lakers to tarpon

Editor Patrick Walsh and his wife, Jacqueline Kovacs, visit Toucan and Tarpon eco-lodge in Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Must-have ice gear: Clam Ice Chair
Blogs, Fishing, Gadgets, Gear, Ice Fishing, On The Water Online

Must-have ice gear: Clam Ice Chair

Spending as much time as I do ice fishing—some winters I am on the ice as many as 60 or 75 days—you learn a thing or two about what works and what doesn't.  And I have to confess that for me, at least, sitting on a plastic pail doesn't cut it. Fact of the matter is, by the...

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