The spey way

The St. Genevieve is a small salmon river on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula. Along one stretch, there’s a deep pool that drops off abruptly from shallow water a short distance from the shoreline. But with tall, thick, fly-stealing spruce...

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Keep an open mind this spring

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,...

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4 reasons now is the best time to catch giant muskie

4 reasons now is the best time to catch giant muskie

Lately, I’ve been lying awake at night contemplating the Herculean feat of landing a world-record muskellunge. I’ve even carefully planned what I...

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Where, when and how to catch river-dwelling walleye

Where, when and how to catch river-dwelling walleye

Boating down a straight, fast-flowing section of the Athabasca River, I pointed to a sudden drop in water depth on the sonar. My fishing buddy Ray...

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Why it sometimes pays to be a slacker

Why it sometimes pays to be a slacker

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

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2014′s Best New Fishing Gear

2014's Best New Fishing Gear

Fishing editor Gord Pyzer compiles our first-ever international round-up of of rods, reels, lures, accessories and more.

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Rod repair

Rod repair

Someday, somewhere, you’re going to break your rod, but you can still salvage your day with this simple repair kit

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

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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Fish fail

Fish fail

Why the revised Fisheries Act is bad news for Canada

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10 soft-hackle flies you need to know

10 soft-hackle flies you need to know

From classic patterns of yore to more modern creations, here are 10 flies that fool fish with the allure of soft hackle

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Must-have ice gear: Clam Ice Chair

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...

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Must-have gear: Nebulus Emergency Flotation Device

Must-have gear: Nebulus Emergency Flotation Device

This winter 40 to 60 people will break through the ice and drown, most while travelling on snowmobiles or ATVs. It's tragic,...

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Watch and learn how to spey cast

Watch and learn how to spey cast

This advice is sure to have you spey casting in the right direction

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Why giant pike are the hardest of the Grand Slam to catch

Why giant pike are the hardest of the Grand Slam to catch

Fishing editor Gord Pyzer shares how to tackle winter's trophy triumvirate

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