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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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Manitoba FIRST Ice!

It feels SO GOOD to be back on the ice. Bower Lake in the Turtle Mountains is home to some GIANT master angler Rainbows and Browns, while we didn’t exact land one this time, we did come face to face with one. I highly recommend checking it out if you’re

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lake simcoe smallmouth
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Land Of The Giants.

No matter what the target specie is, I love to see them at the biggest that they grow. When it comes to giant smallmouth it’s tough to dispute Lake Simcoe in Barrie, Ontario being right at the top of the big fish list.”. Toronto guide (and friend) Taro Murata invited myself

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Hunting

My First Whitetail Deer!

A goal I set for myself  this fall was to harvest my first Whitetail Deer. Up until this hunt my closest experience to big game was my Turkey hunt this spring. I wasn’t going to be picky about my first buck…if it was a legal animal I was going to shoot

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5 Tips For Fall Musky Trolling

It’s tough to find a more effective method than trolling for BIG fall Musky.  Here are 5 tips to help you make the most of your time on the water: 1) Use a trolling leader! It’s easy to leave the same leaders on from casting season, but this might just

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