Category Archives: Fishing Tips

How to Plan a Family Fishing Trip This Summer

How to Plan a Family Fishing Trip This Summer

Sometimes it’s hard to set aside time to spend together as a family. Kids are busy with school, sports, and clubs, and parents are busy with work, taking care of the house, and driving the kids to their activities. Life moves fast, so it’s important to put in the time and effort to bond as… Continue Reading

Best Drones for Fishing

Best Drones for Fishing

Did you know that drones are a new and innovative way to increase your catch on your next fishing trip? You can use a drone to explore the surrounding area to locate schools of fish or even to drop your line for you. Any drone you choose should have an excellent battery life and a… 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

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

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

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

Four Casting Techniques You’ll Want to Know

Four Casting Techniques You’ll Want to Know

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… Continue Reading

Fishing Lures for 2018

Fishing Lures for 2018

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… Continue Reading

Four Useful Fly Fishing Techniques

Four Useful 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… Continue Reading

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