For the first few years of our relationship, my girlfriend (now fiance) and I embarked on annual canoe trips to the Elliot Lake and Temagami region of Ontario. These trips created an incredible bond, not to mention the seclusion and fishing experiences some can only dream of. Eventually, Anna suggested that while she enjoyed these low key trips into the bush, she’d like to explore other options that might include a home base with some of the comforts of home, but with all of the outdoor potentials we had grown to love. I had to agree this might be a good idea, but due to the fact that our previous canoe trips were as much to do with financial constraints
For folks that are new to steelhead fly fishing, or fly fishing for steelhead and brown trout on great lakes tributaries, we’ve put together this collection of videos to help get you started.
Ken Chandler’s wit and humorous personality are exactly what many folks look for in a good friend and fishing buddy. Being a fly fishing addict, he knows what the difference is between a good day and a bad day on the water. From his point of view, there are no bad days out there, especially when he’s hosting your guided adventure in southern Ontario. His character and his passion for fisheries management through independent actions make guided adventures with him feel more like you are out with a good buddy on your favourite piece of water rather than on a guided trip. I’ve had the chance to fish with Ken on a couple of occasions and on one