Hike-in ice fishing at Frontenac

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Over the weekend, I traveled from my home in the Ottawa area to visit Frontenac Provincial Park. Growing up in nearby Napanee, I had visited the park plenty of times in the past, but this would be my very first hike-in ice … Continue reading Hike-in ice fishing at Frontenac

Checking off new winter experiences at Silent Lake

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. I think any angler will agree that it’s nearly impossible to sleep while experiencing the anticipation of an upcoming fishing trip. This was definitely the case for me and my friend Lori, who joined me on a recent adventure to Silent Lake Provincial … Continue reading Checking off new winter experiences at Silent Lake

Ice fishing safety all season long

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Brr! Winter weather has hit Ontario hard. As the ice freezes up across the province, anglers are beginning to venture out onto the hard water for some ice fishing action. Ice fishing is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors during … Continue reading Ice fishing safety all season long

Fishing on the Mattawa River

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Fishing on a new body of water is always exciting and presents a challenge, too. Fishing a new lake means learning the lay of the land without having go-to areas or fishing hotspots from past adventures to rely on. This is precisely … Continue reading Fishing on the Mattawa River

Fishing the interior lakes at Bon Echo

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Visitors from far and wide flock to Bon Echo Provincial Park on Mazinaw Lake to view the iconic Mazinaw Rock, stretching 1.5 km across and 330 ft high. It’s a sight to see from the water whether you’re casting a line or … Continue reading Fishing the interior lakes at Bon Echo

Muskie memories on the French River

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. One of the most beautiful bodies of water I’ve visited throughout my fishing travels so far is the French River. This river is unique. The French River is made up of a massive web of intertwined channels winding their way through the … Continue reading Muskie memories on the French River

Fishing memories await at Big Rideau Lake

Today’s post comes from year-round multi-species angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. For a year, I rented a home just 10 minutes from Murphys Point Provincial Park. Living so close to the park, I spent lots of time exploring Big Rideau Lake. I even did a bit of hiking on the park trails with my … Continue reading Fishing memories await at Big Rideau Lake

7 tips for introducing newcomers to fishing

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Fishing is a wonderful year-round activity that can be enjoyed at any age. It’s a sport that doesn’t require much: you can get by with some basic tackle and fish from shore, or you can dive right in gearing-up with all the … Continue reading 7 tips for introducing newcomers to fishing

Fishing on the Rideau River

Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com. Since moving to Ottawa nearly four years ago, the Rideau River has become one of my favourite fishing playgrounds as it offers such a great variety of species to chase. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed targeting Large-mouth Bass, Walleye, Muskie, Northern Pike, Common Carp, … Continue reading Fishing on the Rideau River