Fish to fowl: Pelican Lake

Buffalo Fishing Report

Drew Christenson cracked this bulbous worm disposal while fishing with me on Lake Erie. He caught it pulling a crawler harness over the top of the weeks in 12′ on an offshore tackle mini board.

I assure you this photo is not photoshopped and quite the catch. We are all excited and proud of him.

January 4th, 2016 by CaptainJim

Most who ask why I don’t use a boat slip are past or present slip holders with pleasure boats that cruise area waters. Being a full time fishing guide on Lake Erie, my needs and areas of operation change as the seasons do.

So in summary, here are my top 10 reasons that I choose to trail my boat daily:

I found an amazing product out of oregon for those of us who use electric trolling motors. It will change the way we drift and troll on the great lakes or any lake for that matter. Check out these videos and the website

March 5th, 2015 by CaptainJim

Its March 5th and Lake Erie is still about 96% frozen. I am hoping and praying that warm spring weather hits Western NY very soon. I am told by ice fishermen that the ice is not nearly as thick as it was last year at this time, 40 plus inches in some areas. I am cautiously optimistic that we will be on the water catching big smallmouth bass but the 2nd week of May. A lot of pra… Read More

Here are some photos of some very satisfied customers with their catches on beautiful Lake Erie taken during the first half of the 2014 fishing season.

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April 5th, 2014 by CaptainJim

I found a great way to keep worm harnesses, neat and in order from a youtube video that showed up on my facebook page one day Tangle tamers as they are called can turn a mass of tangle lines into the neatest, most organized system you have ever seen. Watch the video and you will see for yourself and also check out Scott’s web site… Read More

In the same way, let your light shine before others,
that they may see your good deeds
and glorify your Father in heaven.
Matthew 5: 16

Working Without Words
Part One of a Two-Part Series: Jim Hanley’s Faith Story
by K.J. Houtman

This is probably the last musky of the year for my boat. The weather doesn’t look good for the rest of the month so I guess its time to put the boat away. This 34 inch musky hit a depth raider in about 24 feet of water at 2.8 mph. My friend Mark Constantino reeled this baby in. Lake Erie and the Niagara River are amazing

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