Island Lake Ice Fishing – January 8, 2012

It’s hard to believe that my hard-water season did not start until January 8th this year! Last season I was hitting the ice a day or two after Christmas, but the mild weather this year has not been kind to ice anglers. It was with great relief and excitement that…

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Island Lake Is Open For Ice Fishing

Can’t wait to get on the ice? Then head to Island Lake in Orangeville. Ice fishing opened yesterday, January 7th, and today the ice is a good 7-8 inches where we’re fishing. No fish yet but it’s a beautiful day to be on the ice.

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Island Lake Close Encounter

This past Sunday Darrell and I once again headed to Island Lake in search of bass and crappie. However, after a couple of hours on the water and no bites, we were starting to get frustrated. The fish finder was marking lots of suspending fish in the deepest part of…

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Island Lake Hawgs

Last weekend, to reward ourselves after a day of building new fencing for the horses, we decided to head to Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville to hunt for some bass. This was my first trip to Island Lake in the summer and I was pleased to find a nice…

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