Its been a slow transition from winter to spring this year. The lakes are slowly opening up but with opener just around the corner it's going to be close. The current areas around Sioux Lookout and on the southeast end of Lac Seul will be open, but I wouldn't put money on being able to get to Bear Narrows on opening weekend.
Stay tuned for more ice updates as opener approaches.
Pick up a copy of the May issue of Ontario OUT OF DOORS. I've got an article about early season walleye fishing with jigs and Lindy Rigs.
Another good one is the 2014 In-Fisherman Pike and Muskie Guide. My buddy Jeff Gustafson from Kenora who is a top guide, tournament angler and writer, has an article in there on Canadian Shield pike fishing. Jeff interviewed me for the article and they ran a big picture on first page. Here's a sneak peak.
After seeing articles like these hit the shelves open water can't come soon enough.
2/11/2015 02:29:22 pm
I've been trying to find out a little more about this kind of stuff, thanks for sharing
2/11/2015 02:29:44 pm
Very good stuff with good ideas and concepts, lots of great information and inspiration, both of which we all need.
2/11/2015 02:30:01 pm
I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article.
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Ben Beattie is a fishing guide and outdoor writer living in Sioux Lookout, in northwestern Ontario.