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Trophy Fishing Destinations

No matter what species you chase, everyone loves catching big fish!   There’s a reason why we post pictures on social media and hang mounted fish on our walls. We love the trophies, whether it’s a 10 pound walleye, big bronzeback, torpedo musky, or even a massive catfish.   The most important ingredient in the [Read more…]

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Fish Photography 101 - Tips for Better Fishing Pictures

Fish Photography 101   You FINALLY landed that big ‘ole trophy fish, now it’s time to take a killer photo.   Nothing is worst than landing the fish of a lifetime, only to remember it by a brutal, low quality shot.   First off, we need to get things setup, so make sure your fish [Read more…]

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80 Channel Catfish

80’s a good number   A truly enjoyable benefit about being a professional fishing outfitter are the friendships you build with repeat clients. The Engel family is one those groups to me. Paul Engel (father) Greg and Tom (sons) always stop in for a day of world class catfishing with me as they head up [Read more…]

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Underwater Minutes- Fish Species in North America

Few people realize that there are over 1,000 fish species swimming in North America’s fresh water.   According to angler surveys, largemouth and smallmouth bass are America’s most popular fish. Panfish in the form of crappies and bluegills take a close 2nd place. Catfish take up the 3rd spot, followed by the walleye’s huge following [Read more…]

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DIY Fishing Maps are Changing the Game

No question about it, one of the biggest revolutions in angling over the years has been the advent of GPS and mapping technologies.   It’s amazing today what’s available from the new fish finders in terms of cartography. We have high definition maps that are available for a ton of different lakes across the country. [Read more…]

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Manitoba is host to a wide array of incredible angling opportunities, however we are probably best known for our trophy greenback walleye on Lake Winnipeg and arguably the greatest sport fishery on the planet with our world class channel catfish on the mighty Red River.   Sure it’s the greatest channel catfish fishery, but the [Read more…]

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Rivers are the lifeblood for farmers, communities and fisheries alike all across this great nation. They supply water for agriculture, to drink and for supporting all manner of aquatic life, including many popular angling species.   In areas where rivers are the only game in town, anglers usually fish them throughout the changing seasons. Yet [Read more…]

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