Mad Fisher Media (http://www.madfisher.net) put together this short promo video for Ken Chandler Fly Fishing Adventures. Ken is based in Markdale, Ontario. He was one of the first guides working with Grand River Troutfitters in Fergus. Since then, he’s become an established, independant drift boat guide in southern Ontario. Ken guides nearly year round for resident trout, bass, pike, musky, carp and steelhead. Read an article about him here: Ken Chandler Fly Fishing Guide Visit his website here: Ontario Drift Boat Guide ~ Guided steelhead, trout, bass and musky trips
I can still remember the excitement rising up alongside the morning sun as I pedaled my homemade bicycle, affectionately nicknamed “the swampcycle”, over the loose gravel concession road to where it ended at the Maitland River for a morning fish. In the last couple of decades I’ve been blessed enough to have found many rivers throughout Ontario that have captured a piece of my heart, but the Maitland will always be weighted with significance. The Maitland River was my introduction to river fishing; a bi-weekly escape for a city boy longing to be a country boy. The Maitland River is a large & complex meandering river that changes faces a number of times throughout its entirety. From the almost stagnant
One of the larger rivers, and a prime destination in Eastern Ontario is the Ottawa river. A multitude of species inhabit this river, including musky, pike, smallmouth and largemouth bass, brown trout, walley, perch, carp….the list goes on. If you happen to find yourself in the eastern sections of Ontario, don’t pass up the opportunity to try fly fishing the Ottawa river.