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Ice Fishing for Lake Trout

Had a couple of “interesting” days Lake Trout fishing in North West Ontario. Enjoying the back country lakes can be a real treat, but you also need to be prepared for when things go wrong. Here are the videos from our adventures!

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monster manitoba black crappie
Fishing

Ice Fishing for MONSTER Manitoba Black Crappie

This was a day for the books. Darcy and I traveled to Eastern Manitoba in search of some supersized Black Crappies. We were absolutely spoiled. Hands down my best day of ice fishing for Crappies. If you take one thing away from this video…you NEED to be releasing these big

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Fishing

Tips for taking beginners ice fishing

I’m so incredibly grateful for a girlfriend (Now Wife) that let’s me share footage of her falling down an ice hole. Hope you guys enjoy our day of the ice sight fishing for Brook Trout in North West Ontario. As well, I hope you can gain some info on some

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Photography/Videography

The best way to spend $500

I love technology! The question I get asked most often, “What camera should I get for filming hunting and fishing?” Well, the answer is here. The GoPro 7 Black blew my mind. Hope you guys enjoy this hybrid fishing/gopro review video. 

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Fishing

Sightfishing for BIG Manitoba Trout

Another awesome adventure with my buddy Josh sight-fishing for some BIG Trout in eastern Manitoba. We ended up deciding on that lake after some research with the Master Angler App….an amazing tool for anyone planning to chase after trophy sized fish in Manitoba. Manitoba Master Angler Program: http://www.anglers.travelmanitoba.com For more info

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ice fishing for walleye
Fishing

The importance of PRIME TIME.

Sometimes all that matters is the last hour of the day. This day once again reminded me of that. Another awesome day chasing first ice Walleyes in sunset country. What a great night it was!

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Fishing

AMAZING First Ice on Skates

This is something I’ve wanted to do for quite a while! Ice fishing on skates! Conditions earlier this week were absolutely perfect on Lake of the Woods to strap on our skates and go ice fishing. We totalled 4 miles by skates in search for first ice Walleyes. Huge shoutout

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ice fishing for black crappie
Fishing

First Ice Black Crappies

Chased after some first ice Crappies with my good buddy Blaine Zurkan in North West Ontario. Not all were released this time! We Brought a few home for a delicious meal of fresh fish. Hope you enjoy this Crappie Catch and Cook!

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Fishing

His FIRST time ice fishing!

I decided to let Thrive Visuals’ lead editor Nik Enns leave the editing dungeon and to explore the great sport of ice fishing. Nik decided to flex his angling skills and made it look really really easy, haha. Hope you enjoy some first ice Black Crappie action!

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what every ice fisherman needs
Fishing

What every ice fisherman needs.

We finished off day two of our South Western Manitoba ice fishing tour on Lake Metigoshe. Don’t let our results fool you, this lake is home to some giant Bluegills. In this video I also share my love for one of the most important gear on the ice, the flasher.

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