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Fishing with Ford: A Manitoba highway trip

The fun of fishing is something that many Canadians reason dear. There’s only something relaxing about being in a vessel on a peaceful lake, with a good libation and a tighten crony or family member.

Shel Zolkewich, a consultant for Travel Manitoba, positively believes there’s a energy to a act of angling.

“Being in a vessel and going fishing allows we some time to settle down.” Zolkewich says. “(It allows you) to have that mangle from a unequivocally bustling lives, and maybe get to know your vessel partner a small bit more. Or maybe spend some time … with somebody that we substantially should be spending a small bit some-more time with.”

And after your time on a boat, there’s zero some-more sparkling than cooking your locate for lunch – only devising a smell of a seaside fish grill is adequate to make a mouth water.

Fishing nearby Eagle Nest Lodge, on a Winnipeg River system.

Ford of Canada is a large fan of fishing and recently teamed with Travel Manitoba to take 8 visiting repository writers and bloggers on a three-day fishing outing to a remote and lifelike Eagle Nest Lodge.

Armed with an contentment of a Canadian backcountry’s uninformed air, Manitoba unequivocally is sanctified to have such healthy beauty so nearby to a vital civic centres.

Scavenger Hunt

Setting out on a hot, balmy morning from The Forks in Winnipeg, where a Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, a outing supposing a good possibility to showcase a 2013 Explorer Sport’s ability to hoop both civic trade as good as highways and farming roads.

We were hosting writers from Chatelaine Magazine, Outdoor Canada Magazine, Toque and Canoe, Savoir Faire Abroad,,, along with Robin Esrock, author of a Great Canadian Bucket List. Writers were divided into teams of dual and led on an Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt from downtown Winnipeg to a boyant planes during Lac du Bonnet. Our idea for a morning was to put a SUVs by their paces.  

Our travel to and from a lodge.

Teams used MyFord hold to navigate from a city to Birds Hill Provincial Park, Beausejour, Pinawa Dam Provincial Park and finally a Lac du Bonnet airport. In Beausejour, teams stopped to perspective a murals embellished by eminent artist Leo Mol during a Roman Catholic Church. They stopped for lunch during Pinawa Dam, and had a possibility to ramble among a hull of Manitoba’s initial hydroelectric dam and participated in some dry land casting practice.

Teams eventually boarded a boyant craft and took a discerning moody to Eagle Nest Lodge, that is nestled on a Winnipeg River complement tighten to a Ontario border. The view was standard of Canadian Shield lake country, though so remote that a teams were mostly alone with a eagles and loons while fishing during a day. Beautiful waterfalls rushed to fill transparent H2O creeks that were jumping with bass, walleye, dart and perch. It was utterly a scene!

Do we have any cold fishing stories to share? What’s your largest catch? Let us know in a comments below! 

Don Enright, left, and Robin Esrock, middle, applaud their catch.

One of a highlights of a outing was cooking adult a locate during a fishing tradition – a seaside lunch.