Fishing

A Beginners Guide to Fishing: Fishing Gear

How to Catch More Fish  When you first decide to go fishing, deciding what gear to buy can feel very daunting. We often have people in our store ask us, "what do I need to start fishing?" We decided to put together a $100 tackle box with everything you need to start fishing as a beginner. This basic tackle box will have everything you need regardless of the types of fish, fishing from the dock for sunfish, or bass fishing on the lake. Fishing License Before you can head out to the water, if you are 18 and over or under 65 years old, you need an Outdoors Card and License to fish. You can get these on-line or at approved retailers or participating Service Ontario locations. If you are under 18 or older than [...]

2020-06-30T19:58:54+00:00June 25th, 2020|

Preparing for Bass Opening- Location, Time, Tackle

Bass Season is finally here! We’ve left some tips, tricks and important information below to help you bring home the bass. Locations When deciding where to set up for the day, keep some of the following in mind: Bass love shallow, warm water with lots of plant life in it. They prefer still or slow-moving water which is why you’ll find them in lakes more often than in streams or rivers, and bass is one of the most cover seeking fish species around. They’re always looking for a good place to hole up - under submerged logs or brush. This means habitats like Lake Erie are ideal for bass. You also find lots of fish on Lake Simcoe or up north on Eagle Lake. Fishing Times The best time for bass fishing is early morning [...]

2019-08-02T18:06:20+00:00June 21st, 2019|