Occasionally I stop and ask myself, “Why do I do this?” “This outdoor writing. I’m not changing the world or doing something particularly meaningful.” But every now and then I am reminded by someone.
Fall is one of the best times of the year for catching trophy walleye. As the days grow shorter and the weather gets colder, walleye are busy feeding in preparation for the lean winter months ahead.
With the fall season upon us, now is the time to start thinking about a few last trips in the boat before the cold weather hits us.
Is our moose herd in trouble? Are there too many deer?
Generally speaking, fishermen like to have as much knowledge as possible - Where did you catch it? What did it hit on? When is the best time to go fishing? We read, we watch, and we talk.
Ever wonder exactly what a fish can see underwater? Do they see colour? Is their vision distorted? How does light penetration affect their ability to see?
What was once a road is now more like a foot trail snaking through open fields and tunnelling through the overhanging branches of an encroaching forest of birch, alder, spruce and cedar.
Come Thanksgiving weekend, the woods in Northwestern Ontario will become filled with orange clad hunters in search of moose.
“The work begins after the shot”.
I have just finished field testing 5 trail cameras for a magazine article. This task burned up a lot of time and gas but the results were astounding.
Twitchin’ for muskie is not a technique that you hear that much about, although it‘s been around for years.
Many interesting bow design changes over the past 15 years came about by manufacturers trying to increase performance and to solve ‘problems’ with older designs.
Autumn is finally here – sort of.