Gord Pyzer

Fishing Editor Gord Pyzer is widely regarded as Canada's most scientific angler. Known in fishing circles as Doctor Pyzer, he worked for 30 years as a senior manager with Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources before devoting all his energies to fishing. A member of the Canadian Angler Hall of Fame, the award-winning writer is also an internationally sought out speaker, tournament angler and field editor with In-Fisherman Magazine and Television. As well, he co-hosts the Real Fishing Radio Show with Bob Izumi. Catch Gord on the Outdoor Journal Radio Show live every Saturday morning 8:05AM EST. If you're in southern Ontario, tune your radio to Sportsnet 590 The FAN AM or visit and listen live online.

Recent Posts

Dating your line: How to keep track of how old the fishing line is on each of your reels
May 19, 2018
Use this trick and you'll never forget when it's time to replace your line
On the Water Online
How to catch the northern pike of a lifetime... this long weekend!
May 18, 2018
Gord Pyzer reveals his top tactic for hooking monster early-season pike in the shallows
How to catch walleye all year long with the jigging minnow
May 11, 2018
Gord Pyzer says this ice-fishing lure is lethal in every season—if you know these secret strategies
The evil eye: Can fish stick their heads out of the water and size up the situation?
May 9, 2018
Some expert anglers and scientists think savvy fish really can see you, and react to the danger
On the Water Online
Don't' be fooled by fish colouration
Apr 30, 2018
Gord Pyzer explains why some species show such remarkable variation in colours and patterns
On the Water Online
Why sometimes the best fishing strategy is to just be yourself
Apr 21, 2018
Exclusive video: Gord Pyzer says you can never go wrong by leading with your angling strength
On the Water Online
Tackle Week 2018: The year's must-have new angling accessories
Apr 18, 2018
You’ll wonder how you ever fished without these sonars, lines, tackle totes, lights and more
Tackle Week 2018: The best new rods, reels and combos for Canadian anglers
Apr 17, 2018
Great new hardware, including value outfits, tactic-specific rods and really cool reels
Tackle Week 2018: 14 new lures for walleye, bass, trout, muskies and more
Apr 16, 2018
The latest swimbaits, topwaters, soft-plastics, spinners, jerkbaits and jigs for Canadian anglers
Product review: Rapala Concept Multiplier Ice Reel
Apr 7, 2018
We overuse the term "game changer" to describe fishing products, but this is one
On the Water Online
Down by the River: A book you're going to want to read to your children
Mar 30, 2018
When my daughters were young I wish I could have read them books like this delightful fishing story
On the Water Online
Pro secret: The #1 rig for slaying early-season yellow perch
Mar 27, 2018
Gord Pyzer shares his simple, lethal twist on the classic drop-shot set-up
Sometimes ice-fishing for walleye on Lake Winnipeg can be stranger than fiction
Mar 20, 2018
When the massive, greedy greenbacks come calling, some wild things can happen
On the Water Online
Ice-fishing Friday: Catch 4 times more fish with this simple tackle hack
Mar 16, 2018
A spring bobber can save the day when they’re biting light. Here’s how
Ice Fishing
Ice-fishing Friday: These perch lures aren't nationally famous—but they should be
Mar 9, 2018
Beaded spoons (aka Russian hooks) trigger yellow perch bites like no other lure
Ice Fishing
Gord Pyzer's Celebrity Chef-winning recipe: Decadent Almond-Crusted Walleye
Mar 8, 2018
At last week’s Mid-Canada Boat Show, judges were blown away by this simple, sumptuous fish dish
On the Water Online
Why swingers catch more fish than any other ice anglers
Mar 7, 2018
The simple, lethal lure hack OC's fishing editor tried (but failed) to keep secret
Ice Fishing
Solving the mysteries of springtime walleye
Feb 28, 2018
Why are there more male walleye than females in the spring, and how do you tell them apart?
On the Water Online
Ice-fishing Friday: If you only own a single ice-fishing lure, make it this one
Feb 23, 2018
Horizontal jigging minnows are the all-time great hardwater bait. Here's why
Ice Fishing
Ice-fishing Friday: The most effective way to rig and use live bait
Feb 16, 2018
Gord Pyzer reveals 4 secret tricks for making your minnows irresistible to perch and walleye
Ice Fishing
Manitoba's Master Angler Awards: Why this is a tourism—and conservation—program worth imitating
Feb 8, 2018
For more than 50 years, this program has inspired anglers, collected data and promoted catch-and-release
On the Water Online
Ice-fishing Friday: The lethal attract-and-trigger trick for hooking walleye, perch and northern pike
Feb 2, 2018
The secret is a two-phase presentation. Here’s how to do it (+ a bonus tip!)
Ice Fishing
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