Saturday, October 23, 2021


Gord Ellis

Gord Ellis is a writer, broadcaster, journalist, photographer and fly fishing guide from Thunder Bay, Ontario. Gord has been working as an outdoor writer since the mid-1980s, and has written several thousand features, columns, web pieces and news stories. In 2018, Gord was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, in Hayward, Wisconsin.


Articles by Gord Ellis:


Posted on: 26 Aug 2021

Releasing a nice Nipigon brook trout. G Ellis Brook trout are a fish of wild places. These beautiful trout don’t thrive anywhere near pollution, industry or too many people. Brookies require cold, clear, clean water to thrive and require upwelling springs to spawn. Most brook trout, no matter where in [...]



Thunder Bay’s Overlooked Northern Pike

Posted on: 03 Jun 2021

Superior pike are, literally, a handful. They are aggressive, they grow to large size, and they tear up gear. Dan Favato and fishing guide Tyler Dunn put it all together to catch this beast. (Dan Favato) Pike are fierce, coldhearted and primal. They are ambush predators and use the element [...]



Lake Superior’s North Shore Steelhead

Posted on: 23 May 2021

When it comes to beauty, few fish can compete with the shimmer of a steelhead. (Cohen Lewis) The Canadian north shore of Lake Superior is one of the most beautiful and rugged places in Canada. Superior itself is an inland sea, deep, cold and expansive. The lake is fed by [...]