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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Surveying The Credit For Spawning Brookies

Brook trout are some of the most beautiful fish I’ve ever seen. With their green, red and orange colours becoming even more brilliant during the spawn, they are truly a sight to behold. However, they are also some of the most secretive fish to hide in our coldwater streams, taking cover…

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Celebrate The Credit River On October 4th

A salmon walk, a restoration planting, seminars discussing the health of the Credit River watershed, and the ghost ponds found throughout it – there’s something for everyone at this year’s Friends of The Credit Stewardship Forum hosted by Credit Valley Conservation (CVC). Held on October 4th, 2014 at the University…

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All Hands In The Dirt At Fairy Lake

Tree plantings are fun no matter where they take place, but I really enjoy participating in them when they affect a lake I regularly fish. There is no lake I have spent more time on in the past five years than Fairy Lake in Acton, so being able to help…

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