Friday, September 5, 2008

High Water

Water levels here in the Opasquia Park have sky rocketed over this past week. Central Lake is still rising. Last Tuesday a massive low pressure dumped an impressive 3-6" of rain in all of NW Ontario. Central, in particular, has rose almost 18". Burnt Lake's waters are lapping at the edge of the dock. Apparently the sudden swell of H2O did not affect the fishing. Burnt Lake guests said fishing was still the "best they have ever experienced." According to the Pratt party at Cocos, the water is rising day by day. They said the fish became more and more aggressive every day after the storm. They attacked the rising waters by trolling crankbaits along steep drop off and enjoyed great results.
West reported many nice sized pike, largest topping out at a beefy 43'". Blue and silver were the hot colors.
Tis' the season for year end projects. Dad and I spent the past week building a screened in porch for South lake.
Weather is starting to cool off as it usually does this time of year. The water temps are chillling and the weed beds are dying. Soon the lakes will turn and thus is the close of the fishing season. This is the last week for us at Big Hook. In closing, I would personally like to thank everyone for visiting us this summer. Myself, mom and dad look forward to seeing past, present and future guests in the seasons to come. Thanks again,
PS if you have any fish pics from your latest trip please email them to