The 90 Percent Rule
Dec 20, 2014
Whether you're fishing from a boat in the open water season or through a hole in the ice as we are doing right now, successful fishing is all about being efficient and effective.  By the way, most folks think those two...
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Taxi passenger captures video of wolves trying to take down bison in N.W.T.
Dec 17, 2014
There's no easy dinners in the Arctic, as this trio of wolves finds out
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Pot-eating deer likes to take naps
Dec 10, 2014
A white-tailed deer in Oregon has developed a taste for marijuana, and chilling out
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Drop-shot with braid or fluorocarbon?
Dec 9, 2014
Sometimes ultra-thin, no-stretch braided line can be too much of a good thing
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Videos of birds using bait to catch fish
Dec 4, 2014
Think birds are dumb? Think again. These feathered fishermen are almost ready to turn pro.
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The truth about your lake's walleye population
Nov 29, 2014
How many walleye are swimming in your favourite fishing hole? The answer might surprise you
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Why sometimes you need let the fish come to you
Nov 21, 2014
Ever caught a fish when you weren't even trying? Here's why
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How long do smallmouth bass live?
Nov 10, 2014
One of the things that fascinates anglers, young and old alike, is the age of the fish they are catching. Kids in particular like to wonder if the fish they just caught is older than they are, but even adults...
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How important is location?
Oct 30, 2014
 Okay, here is today's question: what is the single most important factor that you always have to consider, in order to be successful, when you go fishing? And I'll give you a hint. It has nothing to do, whatsoever, with...
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Phenomenal fat fall fish
Oct 20, 2014
The walleye, bass, perch, crappie, muskie and pike fishing has been exceptional of late and it is no great surprise.  I say that because if you've had a chance to read my fishing column in the current fall edition of Outdoor...
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Do fish sleep and drink?
Oct 3, 2014
You have you love young kids, as it seems nothing holds them back from asking questions that the rest of us probably think about, at least once in a while, but are too self-conscious to raise. Fourteen year old Wayne, for...
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Charges yet to be laid in Detroit River muskie killing incident
Sep 22, 2014
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says investigation is ongoing
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Pea-brained autumn smallmouth
Sep 20, 2014
I am always amused when I hear someone mention the fact that bass have brains the size of the pea.  As though that somehow suggests we should have no trouble understanding their habits, tracking them down and catching them.  I mention...
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The great outdoor magazine hunting cover show-down!
Sep 16, 2014
Who has the best Hunting issue cover, Outdoor Canada or Ontario Outdoor of Doors?
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Are lake trout releasable? .
Sep 11, 2014
 I was recording an upcoming episode of the Outdoor Adventures radio show the other day with host Ken Wychopen, for broadcast this Saturday and Sunday on Cold Lake, Alberta radio station 953 KROCK and during our conversation, Ken mentioned how...
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A trophy salmon and trout trick worth trying
Sep 4, 2014
I've been at this game for an awfully long time and have witnessed a lot of fishy things.   Indeed, earlier this year, I wrote in the Spring edition of Outdoor Canada Magazine, about a salmon and trout technique that a good...
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Lighten up for walleye
Aug 25, 2014
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...
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From the archives: Record waiting time
Aug 19, 2014
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...
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This gives new meaning to the term "toothy critters"
Aug 16, 2014
Okay, it is confession time. Gary Larson's Far Side comic strip usually breaks me up, especially, the ones that put animals and humans on an equal footing, or reverse roles so that the animals take...
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New LiveTarget Yearling
Aug 5, 2014
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,
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Young anglers rescue drowning baby moose
Jul 31, 2014
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...
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On the water with Outdoor Canada
Jul 26, 2014
A video snapshot of Outdoor Canada's summer of fishing (so far!) about our Alumacraft Dominator 185 LD
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