Today marks the end of the season for fishing in my area. This is my first full season fishing in Nova Scotia and it’s been fairly good I think. I always enjoy the challenge of fishing new areas and learning what technique works best for producing fish. I fished in at least five or six different lakes within an hour of Halifax and they were all very similar and had a good population of smallmouth bass. In Nova Scotia you are required to send in a report card with information on all the fish you have caught and I managed to catch well over 100 bass this year. It sounds pretty good, but in Ontario I’ve caught over 100 bass in a matter of days, and they were bigger!
Lately I’ve been fishing for brook trout and caught a few nice ones. Conveniently, I didn’t have my camera with me for any of these catches. I realize yesterday I haven’t got any photos of the trout I’ve caught here, so I decided that today was the day to do it, we would photograph a trout. My buddy Adrian and I headed down to a nearby creek a few minutes from where we work. We stumbled across this creek a few months back while trying to fish nearby lake. The area we fish looks like a ditch at the side of the highway, and thats exactly what it is. There is one small area where the water pools which provides a nice quite place to hangout for brook trout. This photo was one of the smaller trout we’ve pulled out of the ditch, but at least we accomplished the goal of photographing a Nova Scotia brookie!
When does your fishing season end?