Searching For A New Canoe

Several years ago I won a 12-foot Sportspal canoe at the Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular. It was a great little boat that allowed Darrell and I to get out on the water wherever, and whenever, we wanted. We took it to all our favorite local lakes, used it to drift…

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Hitting The Ice At Island Lake

Much of this winter has felt like a search for ice. Where, oh where are you, frozen water? Finally, we had enough of a cold snap to put a skim of ice on the lakes, and from there it was just a matter of biding time until the inches were…

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Island Lake Is Open For Ice Fishing

Eager ice anglers in the Orangeville area can stop organizing and reorganizing their tackle because Island Lake is now open for ice fishing! According to Credit Valley Conservation’s website, the lake opened to ice fishing today, January 15th, with 7 inches of black ice and no white ice on the…

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What Happened in 2015?

Reading through my Facebook the past two days is an interesting look at what has gone on for people in the past year. Some recaps are tragically sad, while others are humorously uplifting, but all of them have left me wondering, what the heck happened in 2015? I’ll start with…

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