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Lighten up for walleye
Blogs, On The Water Online

Lighten up for walleye

Usually, when friends drop by to spend a few days fishing with you, Mr. Murphy - you know, Murphy's Law - hops into the boat with you and the activity level heads south.  Not so last week, though, as buddy Gary Mantil discovered when he flew up to spend a few days walleye...

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From the archives: Record waiting time
Blogs, Weird, Wild and Wacky

From the archives: Record waiting time

Hunters know a thing or two about patience, but perhaps none more than Yukon guide Paul Deuling, who waited more than two decades to be recognized as the shooter of the world’s biggest mountain caribou. When Deuling first saw a huge mountain caribou while solo hunting for...

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This gives new meaning to the term “toothy critters”
Blogs, On The Water Online

This gives new meaning to the term “toothy critters”

Okay, it is confession time.   Whenever I read Gary Larson's Far Side comic strip in the newspaper it usually breaks me up, brings tears to my eyes and I can't stop laughing.  Especially, the ones that put animals and humans on an equal footing, or reverse roles so that the...

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New LiveTarget Yearling
Blogs, Gear, On The Water Online

New LiveTarget Yearling

There was a product at this year's ICAST show that I wanted to tell you about before I folded up my tent and headed for home.  In fact, I wrote the following at 6:00 in the morning, in the Orlando, Florida airport, as I waited to board the plane for the flight home.  I figured...

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Young anglers rescue drowning baby moose
Blogs, Weird, Wild and Wacky

Young anglers rescue drowning baby moose

A quartet of anglers fishing a lake near Thunder Bay caught a lot more than they bargained for this past spring. Their unexpected catch? Two baby moose.  On the Sunday of the May long weekend, Niall McKee, 25, and his friend Claire Polari, 24, were in one boat jigging for...

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On the water with Outdoor Canada
Field Findings

On the water with Outdoor Canada

A video snapshot of Outdoor Canada's summer of fishing (so far!) about our Alumacraft Dominator 185 LD

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Blogs, On The Water Online

The Canadian contingent at ICAST

 Canadian tackle manufacturers were well represented at ICAST again this year and made a big splash at the show as exemplified by Bobby and Cindy Guan who own Ultra Tungsten and the Tamburro boys - Michael and Nick - who hold down the fort over at Freedom Lures. Good friend...

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Bobby Barrack – the Delta legend
Blogs, News, On The Water Online

Bobby Barrack – the Delta legend

Attending a trade show like ICAST, and trying to pick the top 20 or so new products to feature in the Outdoor Canada Fishing Edition each year is work.  Fun work, I'll grant you that, but tough sledding nevertheless.   Seems I've been attending the Show long enough now that...

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Owner’s new S- Wide Gap treble hooks
Blogs, Gear, News, On The Water Online, Tackle

Owner’s new S- Wide Gap treble hooks

I've interviewed Bassmaster Elite angler Kota Kiriyama many times over the years for Outdoor Canada Magazine features and fishing columns.  Kota won the Bassmaster Elite event of Lake Erie a few years back and is known among his peers as one of the finest finesse anglers of all...

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The new Spro Rat
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The new Spro Rat

I've known Bill Siemantel for close to 20 years now and he is unquestionably the most innovative lure designer and "out of the box" thinker I've ever met. His tournament wins in California and Nevada are legendary and his Big Bass Zone (BBZ) books and videos are cutting...

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