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Canadian Sportfishing Series “Twitching Bass action.” on WILD TV July 28, 2021.
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Canadian Sportfishing Series exclusive “Lily pad Bass Action.” on Sportsman Channel Canada July 26, 2021.
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YES-TV, Sat. July 24, 2021, 7am, Canadian Sportfishing TV series, “Shallow-water Pike strategies.”
Great Lakes Smallmouth Bass anglers have been enjoying excellent fishing whenever they have been able to get out. Due to many storms and windy conditions low most weeks anglers have only been able to get out one or two days.
Our good friend James Packer had a chance to fish with Jeff Wood in between thunderstorms off Erie’s north-shore. They fished jigs/plastic grubs and especially tube jigs as well as twitch-baits. The found fish as shallow as 5’ of water and as deep as 20+’.
Most anglers target Erie Smallmouth Bass either by drifting live bait, dragging tube-jigs or trolling for them in water ranging form 10-30’ in depth. Best areas to locate feeding bass is around structure such as shoals & reefs.
Our good friend Ed Dolstra spent some time fishing Rice Lake in the Kawartha chain of lakes, ON. Weed growth is in full bloom & water temperature warm. Ed was fishing the weedlines in 5-7′ water using a variety of smaller jigs/plastic grubs and has had good results catching both Largemouth Bass and some chunky jumbo Perch.
Rice Lake has a reputation of producing excellent Largemouth Bass fishing all “open-water” season long. You can literally catch Bass casting soft-plastic lures, spinnerbaits and even shallow-diving crankbaits along any weedbeds and even off shorelines.
One of my favorite areas to target them is along the old railway structure that runs up the middle of the lake to Tick Island. I have had excellent success fishing the 4-7′ of mixed weeds and rocks on both sides of the rocks using spinnerbaits and black 1/4 & 3/8 oz black bucktail jigs. While fishing any of the weed beds it’s also common to intercept Walleye and also Mashkinonje.
Frozen sardines have been a “go-to” bait on Canada’s west coast for decades. They are usually fished whole with a sardine-cap to give them the right roll and action. Those sardines are native and usually under 6″ in length.
Some anglers like our good friend Michael Kumar and Bill Selby have experimented using larger sardines that are imported. They thaw them, cut them to the right shape to fit the “herring-heads” and use a brine mixture to toughen-them up so that they maintain their shape when trolled. They have had excellent success using them and saved quite a bit of money then buying prepared ones.
Summer time is an excellent time to target big Brook Trout in large cold rivers and inland lakes. The Grdosic family recently had a chance to fish the Nipigon River, ON and make it a boating/camping adventure.
The Nipigon River is famous for producing trophy Brook Trout fishing in addition to Walleye and Pike.
On this trip the Grdosic’s fly fished and gear fished by wading and also from thier boat.
Big Brook Trout learn to get that size by feeding on smaller trout and a variety of available baitfish. Small minnow imitating lures like Rapalas, spoons and spinners work well for them as well as streamer flies that look like baitfish.