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Sunday
Mar132011

Another week on the ice!!!

I had several guide trips last week and we were fortunate to get into some pretty good fishing along the way for several species.  We caught walleyes, crappies, perch, lake trout and whitefish. 

A nice lake trout I caught on Friday evening while we were walleye fishing.  I had to get the auger in there for the picture.  My Strikemaster SOLO LAZER MAG has drilled over 2600 holes for me already this season with plenty of season left!  The thing is a beauty! 

Dennis Nott and his Dad hold up some slab crappies we caught on Friday as well. 

Some big Lake of the Woods perch that we got into while we were chasing walleyes early in the week.  They hit an 1/8 oz Northland Live Forage Fish-Fry Minnow Jig tipped with some Trigger-X maggots. 

Tomorrow I'm headed down the lake to Oak Island for a couple days for the Northland Fishing Tackle photo shoot and media outing.  Can't wait to see all the new 2012 bait samples!!!  Look for some photos in a few days.  -Gussy 

Saturday
Mar122011

Fishing with Gussy - Points North

Here is a clip of the latest "Fishing with Gussy" segment that aired on Shaw's Points North program last week.  Thanks to the crew at CJBN for hooking us up.

Monday
Mar072011

Wolf action on the trail cameras 

My wolf hunts are finished for 2011 but last week I recovered all of my trail cameras that were still out and came across some neat pictures...

A couple of wolves make some day time appearences

This is why trail cameras are some neat.  I actually got pictures of this wolf, which is blind in one eye, at two different spots that are about 5 miles apart.  These critters cover some ground man!  It is a healthy wolf with a really light coat. 

Here is a picture of a lynx...the second time that I have ever seen one on one of my cameras.  They are a protected animal in Ontario, we don't hunt them, it is just really cool to see one.  This animal didn't stick around to long, only got one picture.

Monday
Feb282011

Ice fishing report

Despite the deep-freeze that Sunset Country has been in over the past week, we have still been hitting the ice hard, catching several species of fish.  Conditions are not ideal, there is still a lot of snow.  Strong winds this past week really hardened things up so snowmobile travel is the only way to go until we get a good melt. 

A nice whitefish falls for a Northland Buckshot Rattle Spoon

Tom Moore with a nice lake trout

My buddy Dean Howard cooks up some walleyes for a Lake of the Woods shorelunch. 

Kyle Moore with a nice whitefish

Aaron Claus with a beauty lake trout caught inside a Frabill Predator R2-TEC Shelter

Tuesday
Feb152011

The ice report

Ice fishing season is really starting to pick up for me, I'm hitting the ice on a near daily basis and will continue to do so until the end of the season. 
Below are a few pictures from the past few days on Lake of the Woods.  

Jay Samsal holds up a MONSTER pike we caught on Lake of the Woods on Monday while we were filming an ice fishing show for REEL OUTDOORS ONTARIO to promote ice fishing in Sunset Country.  It was one of the biggest pike I have ever had my hands on.  Caught it on a BIGTOOTH RIG, below a FRABILL 10" PRO-THERMAL TIP-UP. 

Holding the big fish in front of the camera, she was released without any problem.

Drilling a few holes with my STRIKEMASTER SOLO in search of walleyes in Sunday evening.

The result - a handful of nice eaters for supper on Sunday night!