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#12777040 - 06/01/18 05:13 PM Ontario Fly Fishing
BoPro Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 444
Loc: Arlington, TX
Just wanted to share a few pics from our trip chasing big pike on the fly.







and a few kicker smallies....


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#12777087 - 06/01/18 06:14 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 151
Loc: FWTX
Hey BoPro,

Just curious, on average how long does it take to land one of those big Northern Pike on fly rod?

On my Ontario (Quetico) canoe trips tried to catch the big smallmouth for sport, walleye for dinner, and avoided hooking up with the big pike because they'd tear up equipment and eat up a lot of fishing time landing/releasing them.

Would love to be there with low 40's morning temperatures right now. Thanks for the great pictures.

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#12777114 - 06/01/18 06:28 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
BoPro Offline
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Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 444
Loc: Arlington, TX
@ GLBoutdoors

I was using a 9 wt rod, so I was able to horse them a bit. Probably about 2-5 minutes. However, I did fight a 40+ for a while until it broke my 18 lb wire leader. Pike generally, don't take long runs, however, the 35 inch + were feisty, and made a few good runs once I got them near boat. I didn't use a net, but it definitely would have made landing them a bit quicker.
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#12777115 - 06/01/18 06:28 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Registered: 07/09/14
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Loc: W.Texas
Wow , congratulations !! Nice catches !!
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#12777572 - 06/02/18 08:14 AM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12068
Loc: San Antonio TX
Great post and some super fish. Thanks for sharing. woot

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#12778049 - 06/02/18 06:07 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: Laker One]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Great post and some super fish. Thanks for sharing. woot






Plus #1. thumb
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#12778237 - 06/02/18 09:21 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 921
Loc: SW Texas
Nice pics thanks for sharing

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#12778460 - 06/03/18 08:18 AM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: Pot licker]
pmnitro Offline
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Registered: 03/15/08
Posts: 56
Loc: Tyler, Texas
nice

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#12782158 - 06/06/18 06:46 AM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
Jaustin Offline
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Registered: 07/18/17
Posts: 41
Great post! I've been thinking hard about trying to get a northern trip put together. This post makes me want to even more!

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#12782179 - 06/06/18 07:09 AM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
cob Offline
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Registered: 10/04/07
Posts: 619
Loc: Central Texas
Great post. Pictures cause me to want to go. I’m in NW Ontario most years fly fishing fo Smallies. Not going to make it this year. Glad you had a great trip.
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#12790561 - 06/13/18 11:41 AM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/17/08
Posts: 2166
There is no place like Ontario. The scenery and wildlife is unreal. Fishing is fantastic too. Been going since the early 1990s.

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#12791244 - 06/13/18 09:17 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
FishmanDan Offline
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Registered: 04/05/08
Posts: 12
I go up to Ontario every year -- absolutely love it. Whereabouts were you guys fishing?

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#12793816 - 06/15/18 09:51 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
Kicker16 Offline
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Registered: 06/02/15
Posts: 5167
Loc: Lake Conroe/Willis
Now that looks like a fun trip

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#12794397 - 06/16/18 04:53 PM Re: Ontario Fly Fishing [Re: BoPro]
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Registered: 09/14/04
Posts: 7405
Loc: SACHSE, TEXAS
I bet those were fun.
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