I’ve never met another angler quite like New Brunswick bass pro Jason Gogan. These days, we’re bombarded daily by new fishing tricks from far-flung locations, and we can watch in real time as the best anglers on the planet compete in the biggest cast-for-cash events. Gogan (above), however, prefers to do things his way. It’s not that he tunes out the hype—he’s as sophisticated, tech savvy and up to date as any bass angler I know.
It is the middle of a scorching hot summer here in central and western Canada - one of the hottest ever on record - so what is up with all the giant walleyes that anglers are catching? Good friend John Monteith was out with his wife Dorothy recently, for a fun day of fishing on Lake of the Woods and Dorothy landed the biggest walleye John has ever seen. And that is saying something since John runs Fish Hunters Guide Service, the most popular guide business in Kenora.
As Gord Pyzer explains, the best mid-summer pike locations offer quick and easy access to deep water and the forage fish that swim in it. (Photo credit: Gord Pyzer)
While the spot has a superb section of flat, shallow, warm water, the structure also breaks quickly into the main basin of the lake. And it is the secret ingredient that makes it and other spots like it, shine. If a big northern pike or muskie wants to dine on a whitefish or herring, it can slide out quickly and grab it.
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