Rabbit River Trip Report, May 2019


Spring time! Which means my annual vacation from work and multiple canoe/kayak trips. The first of my trips this year was to the Rabbit River, in Nopiming Provincial Park. I was joined by Neil, Cam, and Riley. Our final destination was Cole Lake, at the end of the river. The Rabbit River Route The Rabbit River canoe route is found…

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Lil Hustler

Lil’ Hustler Husslin’ the Panfish – The Hookup


Lil’ Hustler from Southern Pro It’s been a while since I did a Hookup review, and this one is all about that Hustle. Specifically, the Lil’ Hustler from Southern Pro Tackle. I received this in a box early in my Mystery Tackle Box subscription, and just this winter finally tried them out. Although this was my first real season going…

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ice fishing

Ice Fishing, my First Real Hardwater Season


Winter of 2018-2019 has been my first real ice fishing season. Of course, I’ve ice fished before, but I’ve always relied on other people and their gear. This was the first season I was able to actually go ice fishing on my own, with all my own gear, and even take other people with me! Though the season is not…

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crispy mojito wings

Crispy Mojito Chicken Wings, Fun with Food


Mojito Chicken Wings I was home alone for the evening, and craving chicken wings. Over the last couple days I had been having some stomach issues, so I didn’t want anything too greasy or spicy. The simple solution was to bake my own crispy mojito wings at home. Why mojito? Because it’s light, refreshing, and I had the ingredients already…

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zombie maxx

Ice Fishing the Zombie Maxx, from Lucky Bug


In this video I talk about fishing the Zombie Maxx from Lucky Bug Lures through the ice. This is not a traditional ice fishing lure. The restrictions of jigging through the ice would seem to work against it. You wouldn’t normally think of a jointed swim bait for jigging, however the Zombie Maxx can be surprisingly effective if used right.…

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ball tail grub

Ball Tail Grub, from Crazy Hick Baits – The Hookup


Ball Tail Grub from Crazy Hick Baits This week’s Hookup review is about the Ball Tail Grub, from Crazy Hick Bait Co. I received this in my Ice Fishing Elite box from Simple Fishing. Although I had never before really targeted panfish, I loved the look and action of these plastics. It was not too long after opening this box…

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