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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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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Ontario Women Anglers 1st Annual Angler-New Angler Event

Experienced women anglers, novice women anglers, and a group of female fishing instructors gathered at Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville on July 11th for the 1st Annual Angler-New Angler Event put on by Ontario Women Anglers. The event was coordinated to coincide with Canada’s National Fishing Week – a week…

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