|Tyler Pim from Dallas, TX With a Trophy Catch of a Lifetime 42-inch Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
Weather this week was absolutely amazing as the temperatures were mainly 75 to 85 degrees being a bit to warm for some guests and just perfect for others. The fishing was again Fantastic for Smallmouth Bass and the Northern Pike turned on.
|Super Fishing for BIG Trophy Smallmouth Bass at Fireside Lodge in Canada by Jerry Amer|
|Amazing Fly Fishing for Trophy Smallmouth Bass by Bill Calhoon at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
Jerry Amer and Bill Calhoon from Columbus, OH were back for the 17th time in
|BIG Thick Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge by Bill|
|Nice Muskie Fishing by Jerry at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Love BIG Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
2nd day plan was search for Muskie at Closs Lake and they were very successful locating fish, having 50 follows of all sizes including some monsters, but no takers and for a few hours before calling it a day they fished Smallmouth Bass on Little Vermilion Lake catching 23 on surface poppers fly-fishing.
|Plenty of Large Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Tiger Muskie are a Blast Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
3rd day was fabulous catching 80 fish combining their Smallmouth Bass and Pike with Bill being the top Bass fisher landing many BIG Smallmouth, including several trophy fish. 4th and final day they finished with 50+Smallmouth, several nice Pike and 1 Muskie, with 5 of the Smallmouth Bass being trophy fish over 18-inches and Bill got the big fish of the trip landing a Monster 20.5-inch Smallmouth.
|23 Trophy Smallmouth Bass in 1 Day Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Massive Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodghe|
|160 BIG Smallmouth Bass in 1 Day Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Plentiful Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada by Don Landbo|
Best Friends Don Landbo and Dan Skolza from S Elgin and Sugar Grove, IL
|20.5-inch Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing by Dan at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Unreal Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Master Anglers Trophy Smallmouth Bass by Don Fishing at Fireside Lodge|
|Fishing Trophy Smallmouth Bass at Dusk in Canada|
|Absolute Giant Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing by Don at Fireside Lodge|
|Traditional Fishing Trip To Fireside Lodge in Canada by Don & Dan|
Father and son Jack and Steven Starnes from Wise and Duffield, VA made it 17 of 17 years fishing at Fireside Lodge. 1st day was amazing as they caught near 100 Smallmouth Bass all 14-18-inches, with at dozen Trophy Smallmouth Bass 18-20-inches, most on Poppers, plus hooked 3 Muskie and laded 2 with the 3rd breaking off Steven’s Pop-R. They said the fish were very concentrated & did not have to move much all day to accomplish these great totals. 2nd day had them on the Smallmouth again catching 85-90, 12 Northern, Pike and several Muskie. 3rd day they Muskie fished all day catching five 30 to 35-iches and a few nice Northern Pike in the 35 to 38-inch range.
|40-inch Trophy Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge in a Canada by Tony|
4th day was back at Muskie fishing landing 3 and getting many follows. 5th day was fabulous catching about 80 Smallmouth Bass and 30 Northern Pike with 2 Muskie. 6th and final day had them catching 40 + Smallmouth Bass & about 20 Pike to finish off another very memorable fishing adventure. They ended the trip making their reservations for the same dates in 2019.
|BIG Northern Pike Fishing by Paul at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Nice BIG Muskie Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada by Tony|
Father & Son Paul and Tony Capecchi From Inver Grove Hgts and Woodbury, MN
|Joe Fishing Trophy Smallmouth Bass with Dad at Fireside Lodge|
|Fishing Northern Pike with Mom Dad and Grandpa in Canada|
|Jodie Fishing Northern Pike at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Family Dinner at Fireside Lodge in Canada by The Capecchi Family|
|BIG Smallmouth Bass Doubles by Stu and Jason Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|BIG Northern Pike Quest Fishing by Kris at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
3rd time return Group headed by Bob Miles Freeman, MO with Stuart & Jason
|Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing by Ed at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Nice Muskie Fishing by Stu Assist by Son Jason Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Trophy Fishing Smallmouth Bass by Jim at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Brother George Fishing for BIG Smallmouth Bass at Fireside Lodge with Jim|
|Doubles Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge are Common|
|Mega Monster Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada by Jason|
|BIG Northern Pike Fishing by Stu at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
3rd day Jim, George, & Ed caught 75+ Smallmouth Bass on the true blue Beatle Spin, while Chris, Ted, & Bob chased Pike and Stu, Jason and Jim H caught a lot of Smallmouth several Pike, & Stu caught a nice Muskie on a worm fishing for Bass. Also Kris and Jim B both caught 19-inch Trophy Smallmouth Bass and Jason caught a Trophy measuring 18.5 inches. 4th day was terrific fishing and catching as each boat caught between 60 to 80 Northern Pike plus they got pictures of a Moose swimming across the lake. For some on the 5th and final day BIG Muskie or Northern Pike was their goal & others were just out to catch fish. Some nice Northern Pike in the mid to upper 30-inch range were caught a others did catch numbers and all in all everyone went home enjoying their stay with us at Fireside Lodge and making memories among family and friends. Thanks for choosing Fireside for your special fishing trip.
|Fun Fishing Large Northern Pike at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
First time guests Chester Bojanowski from Ocean Isle Beach, NC, with good friends Frank Laurent & Daryl Anderson from Menomonee & Oconomowoc, WI were happy to be here prompted by Chet reading my weekly fishing reports for years. First two days had them learning the lake a catching some Northern Pike and Smallmouth, 3rd day was their break out day as they caught near 65 Northern Pike and their smiles at the supper table told the whole story. 4th and final day they toped the day before catching 70 Northern Pike and losing at least 30-40 fish. This is fishing action none have ever experienced before and all said the last two days were the best fishing they ever had in their lives.
|Nice Muskie Catch by Cole Fishing in Canada at Fireside Lodge|
Lloyd Morton, a guest since 1994 from North Lawrence, OH returned with
|Cole with a Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|Grandfather Lloyd and Grandson Cole Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
|44-inch Monster Girth Trophy Northern Pike Fishing by Logan at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
7th time return guests Jim & Richard Pim, good Friend Steve Howlett from Shell Knob and Carthage, MO were back with Richard’s son Doug & with his young boys Logan, Tyler, and Brody for their first ever Canadian Wilderness Fishing Experience.
|First Muskie Fishing by Brody Pim at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
DOA Richard & Logan did well with Logan catching a 15-inch Smallmouth on his
|Many Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing by Steve at Fireside Lodge|
|Tyler With His 1st Ever Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
1st day Rich & Logan caught 35+ Smallmouth up to a 19.25-inch Trophy by Logan, Doug, Tyler & Brody did well catching a lot of Northern Pike & also caught some Smallmouth Bass. Steve & Jim also did will catching a lot of Smallmouth but also had seen many big Smallmouth Bass swimming in groups and at times just following and looking at their lure with curiosity, and then just swim away. 2nd day was super for Smallmouth Bass fishing as each boat caught 50 to 65 Smallmouth Bass and Logan came up with the BIG fish of the day landing a 44-inch Trophy Northern Pike on a Yo-Zuri. This fish had a massive girth estimating weight at 26 to 27 pounds.
|Bunches of Smallmouth Bass Like This Fishing by Jim at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
3rd day it was Tyler who hooked & landed a Monster Trophy Northern Pike measuring 42-inches just busting out at the seams. So by their 3rd day all three boys had caught a Master Anglers Award Trophy Smallmouth Bass in the 19+ Range and two caught Trophy Northern Pike. At breakfast of their 4th and final day Brody said it was his turn for big pike and he did catching BIG 33-inch Northern Pike along with all catching a lot of Smallmouth Bass. All left with many family memories that will last a lifetime.
|Boat Dock Sunset at Fireside Lodge in Ontario Canada|
Back for their 3rd time in 4 years were brothers three Terry, Larry, and Bill Woodhams respectively from Blackhawk, CA Pasadena, FL and Whitehall, MI. 1st day these 3 had an absolute ball catching both Northern Pike & Smallmouth Bass with one just missing the Master Anglers Award Trophy qualification of 18-inches. 2nd day they did well again on both Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass with Bill landing the first Trophy Smallmouth of the group at 18.5-inches.
|Brothers 3 Fishing for Trophy Smallmouth Bass caught by Bill at Fireside Lodge|
3rd day was unreal as these three caught 130+ Northern Pike. Bill said there were at least 9 or 10 times they all had a fish on at the same time. 4th day was a good day with Bill doing the best catching the most Smallmouth Bass including his second Trophy Smallmouth measuring 18.5-inches plus he caught the biggest Northern Pike of the day measuring 35-inches. 5th and final day ended with a fabulous day catching 65 to 70 Northern Pike before 3PM when they tried to beat the T-Storm chasing them. They got very wet but that will just add to the many memories they made fishing together. Thanks for choosing Fireside Lodge for your yearly fishing trip.
|Loads of Northern Pike Fishing at Fireside Lodge by Don|
|Fun Fishing Northern pike with Grandpa at Fireside Lodge by Joe|
|Wildlife Sightings When Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
Make sure to go to our website below to see some GREAT Fish Photos. For Fabulous Fishing Video, Wildlife Events, and Current Happenings go to our Social Sites Below.
|Fantastic Trophy Smallmouth Bass Fishing at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
Hot Lures: Ned Rig, Sinking Worm, Buzz Bait, Pop-R, Torpedo, Mepps Spinner, Yo Zuri, Blue Fox Spinner, Daredevle Spoon
Hot Flies: Popper
Catches of The Week: 44- and 42-inch Northern Pike, 2-20.5-inch Smallmouth Bass, 181 Smallmouth Bass 18 to 19.5-inches
|Relax With a Canadian Wilderness Sunset at Fireside Lodge in Canada|
Well, that's it for this weeks Fireside Lodge Fishing News Report, Please stay tuned for next weeks report. Until then "Keep On Fish'n" Alan
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