How to spoon-feed yellow perch Beaded spoons (aka Russian hooks) trigger yellow perch bites like nothing in nature Beaded spoons, or Russian hooks, are thin, light, one- to three-inch-long lures typically cut from a piece of carefully bent metal, with a colourful bead on the hook—and they trigger jumbo yellow
Fresh-fish feasts Enjoy your hardwater catches right away with these tasty lunchtime recipes Scott Gardner There are countless great recipes for preparing winter’s catch of the day in your kitchen, but why not enjoy your fish when it’s at its freshest, right out on the ice? Along with a little
Use the best lures Why horizontal jigging minnows are the all-time great hardwater bait I love interacting with other anglers at fishing seminars, especially during the question-and-answer sessions, when I can just about guarantee that someone will ask, If you could only ice fish with one lure for the rest
Attract and trigger bites The best hardwater presentations work in two phases. Here’s how to do it It doesn’t matter whether you enjoy catching crappies, pike, saugers, walleye or yellow perch, if you search YouTube or Vimeo for underwater winter footage of your favourite fish, you’ll find something to watch.
How to pick the right rod this winter Make sure your rod is tough enough for the job Remember the scene from the movie, The Untouchables, where Sean Connery is playing Treasury Agent, Jim Malone and he is confronted in his home by one of Al Capone’s switchblade-wielding gangsters? Malone turns
Wakomata’s winter Hitting the water with TV’s Fish’n Canada Show During spring, summer and fall, northern Ontario’s Wakomata Shores Resort is a great destination for anglers wanting to catch a good variety of sportfish, including lake trout, northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye and whitefish. But the fishing doesn’t stop once the