Updated: Apr 23
Fishing from a canoe is one of my favorite ways to spend time on the water. Whether I'm alone or with a friend, I feel more connected in a canoe, to the water, to the fish, and to the world. It's also more comfortable to fish from a canoe in the winter than wade fishing in leaky waders, fishing from a sit-on-top kayak that gets you wet, or flying at 60mph in a bass boat when the air freezes your face to ice. Canoes have a nice slow pace to them, which is perfect for your winter presentation. Fish slow and you have a chance at actually hooking up. Even if you don't hook up, it's always nice to get out early in a nice boat. Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing. No excuses.
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