Ice Fishing 101 For Women: Laughter, Good Times, Fish

What’s better than spending a day ice fishing on a great lake, in a heated hut, with a group of women anglers? It turns out, not much! This year the excellent Fishing 101 for Women program expanded into ice fishing and the first ever Ice Fishing 101 for Women event…

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Getting Started At The Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby

After three days of being sick with the flu, I decreed that we couldn’t go fishing anywhere that required a long walk out on the ice. To his credit, Darrell took the decree in stride and we agreed that Island Lake in Orangeville was the place to head. With parking…

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A Return To Ice Fishing

Crankiness, exhaustion, and a filthy house are usually signs that we haven’t had a chance to go fishing. We get busy, we don’t get enough sleep, and we have no motivation to do anything. On Sunday, Darrell and I decided to fix these symptoms, ignore everything else, and hit the ice.…

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Creating A Great Ice Fishing Tote

Ice fishing is a great way to get outside during the winter and chase your favorite finned friends. Like every type of fishing, ice fishing can be done with minimal gear, or a crazy amount of expensive toys. I’ll be the first to admit that I like a certain amount…

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