This video popped up a year or so ago, featuring some of the timeless methods of ice fishing on our lake. From the Bombardier to the clap boards it’s a cinematic gem. The predominant species being caught here is the Pickerel, known for their popular cheeks and light flavor, a welcome meal in any home. Other predominant fish species are the Sauger and Whitefish. Lake Winnipeg is home to many commercial fisherman, bringing in $50 million per year in economic activity to Manitoba.
Bill Spornitz sent this along this morning. It’s a video of the Tartan 10 Paragon racing the Scallywag in Gimli. The video was shot from shore, showing the challenging winds and some anti fowling paint. While the racing grounds are … Continue reading