Five Creative DIY Fishing Projects

Five Creative DIY Fishing Projects

If you love to fish, you’ll enjoy these fun DIY fishing projects: Paracord fishing lure with a hook Got some frayed paracord? If it’s brightly colored, don’t throw it out—turn it into a handy lure! Just slide the end of the paracord rope onto a fishing hook and fray the ends so they look like… Continue Reading

How Does Weather Affect Fishing?

How Does Weather Affect Fishing?

At the Lawrence Bay Lodge, we love to fish no matter the weather. But do you know how weather affects fishing? Humans and fish alike are affected by weather patterns. Learn more to have a great catch, rain or shine. Under pressure Fish aren’t really affected by rain—they’re pretty wet already. But what does affect… Continue Reading

Do You Know These Common Fishing Superstitions?

Do You Know These Common Fishing Superstitions?

Fishermen are some of the most superstitious people on the planet. They often believe that if they do (or don’t do) certain things, it’ll prevent them from catching fish. They practice all kinds of wild superstitions in order to increase their chances of bringing fish on board their boats. Here are a few common fishing… Continue Reading

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

If you love the great outdoors and the thrill of the catch as much as we do, you’re probably seeking any opportunity to put your sportsman’s skills into practice. If you’re already an avid hunter, you can use your hunting skills for fishing, and vice versa. Here are some common skills to both sports: Reading… Continue Reading

Fish With a Bait or Lure?

Fish With a Bait or Lure?

If you’re planning a summer fishing trip, you’re probably aware of the debate: bait or lure? In all honesty, there’s no “one size fits all” approach to this question, but both baits and lures have their strengths and weaknesses, and in some situations one may be preferable to the other. Here are a few tips… Continue Reading

How to Master the Perfect Cast

How to Master the Perfect Cast

Casting is the first thing you need to learn if you’re picking up fishing as a hobby. A good cast will make or break your chances of a good catch. Whether you’re a total newbie or just need a skills refresher, here are a few tips for mastering the perfect cast. Start with the right… Continue Reading

Why Do We Fish? Here’s a Brief History of Fishing

Why Do We Fish? Here’s a Brief History of Fishing

If you’re like us, fishing is one of your favorite pastimes. For millions of people all over the world, it’s a much-loved hobby as well as a source of food. For many, it’s also a livelihood. Curious to know why we fish? Here’s a brief history of fishing: While humans have been eating seafood for… Continue Reading

How to Match the Right Hook to Your Rig

How to Match the Right Hook to Your Rig

With all of the different types of hooks and rigs out there, it can be difficult to figure out how to match them. Choose the wrong hook, and the fish may ignore or even eject it. Here are a few tips for matching the right hook to your rig. Sharpness Make sure your hook is… Continue Reading

2018 Father’s Day Fishing Gift Ideas

2018 Father’s Day Fishing Gift Ideas

Does your dad love to fish? Maybe he even taught you to fish, and now the two of you love fishing together! If your dad is like us and loves a day out on the water, check out these fishing gift ideas for Father’s Day: A brand-new rod is always a great gift for an… Continue Reading

Tips for a Successful Northern Pike Catch and Release

Tips for a Successful Northern Pike Catch and Release

Planning to fish for northern pike this summer at the Lawrence Bay Lodge, but don’t want to harm the fish you catch? The Reindeer Lake area, where we’re located, participates in catch-and-release fishing programs. Don’t worry though, our experienced guides handle all of the fish and are trained to take care of them. It’s still… Continue Reading

New Fishing Lures for Northern Pike

New Fishing Lures for Northern Pike

There’s nothing like northern pike fishing at the Lawrence Bay Lodge. We’re located on Reindeer Lake, a beautiful setting where northern pike are abundant. As experienced fishermen know, fishing for northern pike is both exciting and challenging. With the right lures, you can increase your chances for a successful catch. Read on to learn about… Continue Reading

Northern Pike Fishing Equipment

Northern Pike Fishing Equipment

Northern pike fishing at the Lawrence Bay lodge is undoubtedly an exciting experience. Northern pike are abundant at our location on Reindeer Lake, but they’re a challenge to reel in. While you should certainly be practicing your technique, that’s only half the battle. In order to make the most of your fishing expedition, you need… Continue Reading

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