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Real Fishing Show – Coasters On lake Superior – Bob Izumi
World Record Brook Trout Fishing on Nipigon River – Babe Winkelman Good Fishing
The New Flyfisher
Episodes taped in Bowman Island Charters in the Nipigon Straits. Fishing for coaster Brook Trout, Rainbow and Lake Trout as well as large Pike.
By Shawn Perich
“We are leaving for another world,” remarked Captain Gary Lange as we slid away from the marina dock and headed down the mighty Nipigon River for Lake Superior.
Four of us were aboard the 47-foot trawler, Anica Lee—Lange, his friends Karlo Kaustinen and Chesley Imhoff, and myself. Lange described Karlo as “the only person other than my daughters who can operate my boats.” Imhoff, known as “Ches,” has roamed the island-studded waters of Lake Superior’s Canadian North Shore since the 1950s. This is well before the era of cheap flights and the influx of visitors during the summer months. He knows these waters like the back of his hand. He knows each island that dots the scenery…. Read More >>
The journey is peaceful and calm. At the Nipigon Marina we begin our lovely four-hour journey south on the Nipigon River and into Nipigon Bay. We cruise across Nipigon Bay. The grassy bay at the mouth of the Nipigon River was purchased by the Thunder Bay Field Naturalist, where we see Native pictographs that are believed to be hundreds of years old. The pictographs appear on granite cliffs in places where First Nations ancestors would trade and gather centuries ago.
Unlock the Mysteries of the Northern Shore
Gary took us first just around the corner to the other side of Bowman Island, we stepped off the boat onto this incredible shale beach. Read More >>