Species: Bass, Trout
Coordinates: 45° 11€² 0€³ N, 79° 43€² 0€³ W
Why we chose it:
In 2010, Smallmouth bass; Lots of big, aggressive fish
When to fish: August and September promise the best action.
Where to fish: Look for 20-foot-deep humps in deeper water.
Tip: Drop-shot a 3½- inch Set the Hook leech or cast a Shaky Head Jig tipped with a five inch Kicktail Worm.
—Mark Melnyk, host of the World Fishing Network’s Reel Road Trip
In 2009, Lake trout; Excellent ice fishing
When to fish: The season opens in mid-February.
Where to fish: Focus on the north end of lake in deep water.
Tip: Tip jigs or spoons with minnows.
—Kim Rhodes, president of Lucky Strike Bait Works
In 2008, Lake trout; Good numbers
When to fish: During ice season.
Where to fish: Saddles between islands and rocky points.
Tip: Try jigging spoons, minnows or white tube jigs.
—Cam Brownson, host of The Angler & Hunter
Walleye; This is a walleye factory
When to fish: Any time the ice is off the lake.
Where to fish: All bays, points, shoals and rivermouths.
Tip: Work jigs tipped with white twister tails.
—Darryl Choronzey, host of Going Fishing TV