Until Thursday last week Karen and I had not had a chance to go fishing. It is hard to believe that running one of the finest fly in fishing businesses in Canada, we don’t get much chance to enjoy the resources ourselves. This summer has been a little more work for us with less staff to counteract world economic factors....read more.
Bill has “sort of” retired – the way most Doctors do. He still does some assisting in the operating room now and then.
You never know when the urge to go fishing over takes the urge to work and a little extra cash doesn’t hurt in facilitating the fishing trip.
Glad you enjoyed this trip Bill. We ...read more.
So far this summer I have not been able to get a fishing line in the water myself. This is certainly not the business for anyone who thinks running a successful fly in fishing operation means fishing all day.
But… being the father of a successful outfitter does have its perks.
Somehow my dad has managed another few ...read more.
“Brad, Attached are three pictures I told you I would send. Wanted to let you know I had a great time and am looking forward to next year. Hope you and Karen have a happy and successful year. Jack S.”...read more.
Who ever said fishing is slow in mid summer? As we are beginning our 2010 season, I received this picture and note from a guest who visited Metionga Lake last July.
“Just wanted to pass along a picture of the 45" Northern I caught in July 2009 on Lake Metionga. We had a great week of fishing in spite of ...read more.
The weather here is unpredictable except when it comes to our opening. While our weather forecasters try to tell us that temperatures will be 1 degree warmer in 50 years, they have a dismal record of predicting 24 hours in advance.
I can forecast however with remarkable accuracy that our first day of the season will be lousy weather. ...read more.
In the spring we look forward to signs which indicate our season is about to begin.
Ice out, the return of squawking seagulls, the lonely cry of the loon, long work days, aircraft at the dock and the list goes on. The surest sign we are about to venture into another season is the return of John and his ...read more.
Ontario has re-organized its fishing regulation areas from divisions to zones. M etionga Lake falls within Zone 6 . It is the only one of our lakes to be in this new Zone. The regulations for this zone have changed regarding Northern Pike. The new regulation has done away with the slot size restriction. The no-keep between 27 inches and 36 inches is no longer ...read more.