"Creeps and idiots cannot conceal themselves for long on a fishing trip"

Month: December 2017

Fly Fishing Connecticut – New England Trout

Fly Fishing Connecticut – New England Trout

In 2015, we took an extended trip to the eastern United States.  Connecticut.  Amanda was working with UCONN, researching Tautog (blackfish ~Tautoga onitis), a salt water, bass like sport fish found in coastal areas of the Atlantic ocean.   We spent nearly a year in Connecticut.  While she […]

Tagging Red River Channel Cats – Lockport

Tagging Red River Channel Cats – Lockport

Having a wife who is an aquatic biologist has its benefits.  In June of 2017, I was lucky to tag along on a trip to Lockport & Selkirk, Manitoba to chase big Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in the Red River. As a group, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, […]

Nipigon River – Salvelinus Summer Solstice

Nipigon River – Salvelinus Summer Solstice

Nipigon.  It’s the wet dream of brook trout fishing.  So many trophy brook trout (salvelinus fontinalis) are caught here that it’s impossible to begin to describe the experience.  Imagine yourself slowly cruising around a lake, tossing large bucktail jigs and crankbaits for 5 and 6 […]

Dauphin River – Gators Galore

Dauphin River – Gators Galore

When you mention Manitoba to someone, their first thoughts probably involve vast agricultural fields, prairie grass as far as the eye can see.  And they would be right, for about 1/3rd of the province.  The rest of the province, however, is a wilderness paradise.  Very […]