Pike Season Opener in Southern Ontario

The Greater Toronto Area is home to many species of sought after gamefish. Within the Lake Ontario waterfront portion of Canada's most populated region, trout and salmon reign supreme among elite anglers - thanks in no small part to the influx of over one million of these salmonids that are stocked annually by MNR. Rivers from the Ganaraska in the east to the Credit and Bronte in the west offer these anglers remarkable fishing opportunities. Further north well outside of the GTA ... rivers such as the Nottawasaga, Saugeen and Syndenham also produce. This spring has been no exception ... especially with delayed rainbow runs that provided remarkable fishing opportunities even on the regular trout opener (last Saturday in April) for fishing enthusiasts.

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Canadian Boy - Jon Bondy

Well our buddy Jon Bondy plans on turning his season around in the coming weeks as he gets set to fish waters that touch both Canadian and US soils. Lake Champlain borders Vermont New York and the province of Quebec and if the smallmouth are on then Jon will be a force to be reckoned with. Fish On Line Canada Readers have become familiar with this lone Canadian professional bass angler through previous articles here. We caught up with Jon in early July as he prepared for the final stretch of the 2007 Elite Series.

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Fishing In New Hampshire

Having just returned from New Hampshire and my third experience as a member of Team Ontario, I can only wish I could report that I had placed higher and would be moving on to the Nationals… but alas that is not the case, ending up in 4th place on the team.  Mike Desforges of Burlington ON deservedly was first on Team Ontario with a five fish limit each day and an overall weight of 32.09 pounds.

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Spring Crappie

Ask a fellow angler what his favorite time of year to go crappie fishing is and more than likely he would answer "Spring". There's just as many crappie in the fall as there are in the Spring, the key difference here is location, but Fall-Winter patterns will be covered in another issue. Throughout this article I will pass on my personal knowledge and experiences that will intern give you a better understanding of the life cycle of this specie from early Spring to Summer months.

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Rules For Maximizing The Success

I am writing my fishing journals as a special thanks to Kris from Fish OnLine. I asked Kris to tell me something I didn’t know about fishing. So he did and I was impressed because it opened the door for me to much better fishing. I hope he does the same for you. How good fisherman are you? Can you go to a strange lake and show some fish? If you can’t you can still fish like the best if you seek a little information.

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Perfecting Perch

On other occasions their shy and delicate strikes can only be experienced through a mormyshka rod and its exceptional sensitivity. Being versatile in approaching perch fishing is key. Sometimes a specific action or colour will agitate schools and similar to a light switch the action is turned on instantly.

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Bucking for Big Ones

Inline bucktails have many different appearances, such as two dressed trebles, one dressed treble, one dressed treble with rubber twister tail grub. The dressing on the hooks can consist of living rubber, skirting, feathers, large rubber tubes, deer tail hair (bucktail), marabou and other artificial hair fibers or combination of these materials. Materials use in creating the tail can alter the rate of speed at which an inline spinner can be retrieve.

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