Category: Fishing Tips

6 Advantages to Fishing with a Guide

Guided Fishing in Saskatchewan

When you’re fishing for the first time in a new area, or for the first time in general, there are a lot of exciting elements that go into making your trip fun and successful. Even for seasoned anglers in a familiar area, it can sometimes be difficult to master all these different aspects and make… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Your Child’s First Fishing Trip

Guided Fishing Trips in Saskatchewan

One of the best parts of fishing, whether you’re an enthusiastic angler or just an outdoorsman who likes to head to the lake a few times each summer, is sharing it with your kids. You probably still remember your first family fishing trip like it was yesterday—maybe it’s even what sparked the love you have… Read more »

How to Keep Yourself Busy During the Fishing Off-Season

Guided Fishing Trips in Saskatchewan

For those anglers who spend their spring, summer, and fall squeezing in as much time at the lake as possible, winter can feel like it lasts forever. You’re eager to get back out on the water and reel in your next big catch—we get it! Even if you can’t get out on a fishing trip… Read more »

5 Tips for Cold Weather Fishing

Guided Fishing Trips in Saskatchewan

The winter months can be difficult for avid outdoorsmen, constantly being trapped inside by inclement weather. Truly dedicated nature lovers, however, are always finding different ways to get outside and soak up the sun, even when they’re trudging through the snow! If your sport is fishing, then you’re in luck. Cold weather doesn’t bring the… Read more »

The Best Species to Fish in the Fall

Fishing Trips in Saskatchewan

A lot of people make the mistake of packing away their fishing gear when the end of summer hits, thinking their next best chance to fish won’t be until the spring. What they don’t know though, is that the fall months offer some of the best opportunities for successful fishing—if you know what to look… Read more »

The Best (And Worst) Weather for Fishing

Many enthusiastic fishermen hold a philosophy that says if it’s weather you can fish in, then it’s good fishing weather! Technically speaking, they aren’t wrong—as long as the conditions are safe. However, if you’re trying to plan a fishing trip with your kids or don’t have quite as much ambition as some of the more… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

How Does Weather Affect Fishing?

Tips for Fishing in the Rain

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… Read more »

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

Similarities of Hunting and 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… Read more »

Fish With a Bait or Lure?

Bait vs 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… Read more »

How to Master the Perfect Cast

Casting Tips

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… Read more »