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

Fishing History

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… Read more »

How to Match the Right Hook to Your Rig

Matching the right fishing 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… Read more »

2018 Father’s Day Fishing Gift Ideas

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… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Northern Pike Catch and Release

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… Read more »

New Fishing Lures for Northern Pike

Nothern Pike Fishing Lures

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… Read more »

Northern Pike Fishing Equipment

Northern Pike Fishing

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… Read more »

Northern Pike Fishing Tips and Techniques

Northern Pike Fishing Canada

Northern Pike fishing in Canada can be an exhilarating, yet challenging experience. The fish, which are abundant in Reindeer Lake, are easy to hook but difficult to catch. They’re attracted to most lures, but their impressive size and aggressive characteristics make it hard to reel them in. Improve your Northern Pike catch with a few… Read more »

Four Casting Techniques You’ll Want to Know

Fishing Casting Techniques

When you’re out to catch some fish, there are several different types of casting techniques you can use. Each one has different advantages, so it pays to know a few. Casting Technique One: Overhead Cast The overhead cast is one of the most common techniques. It works well with almost any lure. It’s most effective… Read more »

Fishing Lures for 2018

Popular Fishing Lures

Now that it’s spring, you may be gearing up for one of your first fishing trips of 2018. It’s a perfect time to learn more about new fishing lures that you can take with you. Read on, and reel ‘em in! Castaic Boyd Duckett Bluegill This lure’s soft fiber tail mimics the motion of a… Read more »

Four Useful Fly Fishing Techniques

Fly Fishing Techniques

Ask any fly fisherman and he’ll tell you—there’s nothing like a day spent casting your rod in a beautiful lake or stream. If you’re a newbie, or if you need to brush up on your technique after a long winter spent indoors, read these handy tips. Fly Fishing Technique 1: The Overhead Cast You’ll be… Read more »

Tasty Lake Trout Recipes

Trout Recipies

You’ve had a successful trout fishing expedition out on Reindeer Lake. Congratulations! Now, it’s time to cook that tasty trout. Need some recipe ideas? Find them below! Simple grilled lake trout There’s no better way to showcase the flavor of freshly caught fish. Begin by preheating your broiler. Once you’ve gutted and scaled your trout… Read more »

What to Look For in a Fly Fishing Vest

Fly Fishing Vest

There is nothing quite as fun and relaxing as getting out into nature and enjoying a day of fly fishing. But as with most sports, protection and equipment are everything, so it’s important to have a dependable fly fishing vest. Here are a few tips to consider when choosing your next vest! Why do you… Read more »