Bass Opener 2013 & A Flare-Up Of Tackleitis

I suffer from a chronic disease known as tackleitis. Tackleitis, the inability to resist adding to one’s tackle collection, has no known cure, much to the chagrin of bank accounts and non-fishing spouses everywhere. My most recent flare-up of tackleitis occurred on Saturday night, when I was foolish enough to…

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Icy Hiking At Island Lake

Today was beautiful. Just absolutely get out of the house and enjoy yourself beautiful. After spending weekends on the ice for the past couple of months, today was the day to get outside with the dogs and go for a hike to enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures. Since I…

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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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