Is the Ice Fishing Season Over?

It’s February, it’s actually snowing today, but the ice fishing season appears to be on its way out. Huts have been pulled off of lakes, fishing has been shut down for the time being in many locations, and events such as Perchin for MS have had to cancel the fishing…

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Going Light and Going Small – Ice Fishing at Island Lake

When the forecast calls for little wind and nice temperatures, and it looks like the last weekend for good ice, going ice fishing becomes the number one priority. After a month where Darrell and I couldn’t seem to stay healthy, the ice fishing season blew by without us. We can count…

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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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A Long Way To The Back At Island Lake

For years I’ve heard stories of big fish coming through the ice at the back of Island Lake in Orangeville. “I caught the big crappie on the edge of that hole” I was told. “There are some monster pike back there” said others. This one deep hole in the entire…

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