An Overview On Sturgeon Fishing

Due to the risk of facing extinction, the major remnant sturgeon species found in Ontario are the white sturgeon. Though the big population of the species is located in the northern regions of the rivers that feed the Hudson and James Bay, the Southern and Central parts lead regarding extinction. However, despite all these draw beats; one can still get a good catch from the Ogoki and Albany rivers.

Fishing On Rivers

River fishing is always guaranteed during the spawning season which begins on June 15. During this time, most sturgeons will be out of season and can easily be spotted sitting back or swimming in slow moving water pools. During the day shoal of sturgeons will be found on the darker parts of the river before finally swimming to the shallows or the bottom of rapids at night.

Sturgeons will eat almost anything edible that is found at the bottom of waters i.e. dead fish, crabs, bugs, dead animals, worms, etc. Bearing this in mind, sturgeon fishing becomes easy since all that one will need would be a hook and bell sinker.

Let the bell sinker on before making slit-shots at least 3 feet away from the hook. Once the sinker is at the bottom, take the time to allow the hook and bait to settle at the bottom. Once you note a jiffy, let go of the line and wait for some time for confirmation of a catch.
On average, Sturgeons caught from Okoki and Dusty Rivers weigh between 20 to 80 pounds but on rare cases catch of up to 150 pounds may be recorded. It is, therefore, advisable to try either dark or medium rod with high pound test lines and sharp hooks.

Those who consider baiting option, they may use cheese, a glob of worms, meat chunks or salmon wrapped in nylon sacks. It should be remembered that Ontario fishing charter does not tolerate fishing using game meat. Unfortunately, perch which is also not a game fish is prohibited.

Knowing what sturgeons like and what they don’t like is highly necessary for a big catch. There is nothing that moves Sturgeons like the rotting smell from chicken or pork. Simply dry chunks of chicken and pork meat in the sun and let them rot for some days before using them to attract sturgeons.

Similarly, for guaranteed catch, do not bring Pike meat near sturgeons for you will not catch any sturgeon! After dissecting pike, it is advisable to dispose the remains away from the lake to avoid the smell from repelling the sturgeons.

Lake Fishing

Fishing in lakes could be tiresome taking into consideration the space factor. Begin by spreading four hooks in a single file and then tie 30-inch line on a three-way swivel. Make another tie 1 oz bell sinker. Tie the three-way-swivel again to the 30-inch line and finally tie to float. The float ought to be sizeable so that it can pull the line from the bottom without moving the sinker. Proceed by connecting four hooks (30 inches apart) to reel lines and join the lines with three-way-swivels.

After successfully creating the lines, steer boats to fishing points and to drop the lines. Move the away slowly so as to maintain tightness to lines for baits to spread. Keep steering the boat from place to place while pulling the lines. The float will prevent lines from twisting or attachment to the lake bottom during movement.

Fishing, however, is only limited to those with fishing licenses. With sturgeon fishing certifications, fishers may go ahead and fish on lakes Esser, Patience, and Trapper run.

Guest post by – the Fraser River sturgeon fishing experts.


Some day you may want to have a drywall repair for your house or even construct a drywall for your house, to the most important thing to do first is to put safety. There are so many things that should be done while putting up the drywall that can result in any dangers or harm. There is some safety and precaution tip to be assured of safety as you do the work, they include:

Improper lifting

Most people strain or pull muscles while installing drywalls due to the improper lifting of sheets or other equipment needed for the installation. You should not try to lift heavy or large sheets by yourself but instead, ask for assistance. On the other hand, you can buy a jack tool or a drywall lift to avoid straining yourself.

Placing equipment on the lift

When placing loads on the lift ensure they are evenly placed for them not to fall or overturn. Additionally, you can use tools such as t-jacks and board hanger clamps to hold the drywall sheets, especially on nailing process.

Avoid obstructions

When delivering drywalls to the construction site, it’s important to ensure there are no obstructions that can result in problems. By delivering materials to your construction site, you reduce movement that can result in accidents.

Protect yourself

When constructing a drywall or doing a drywall repair, it’s important for you and the drywall contractors to put on protective gear such as mask and goggles to avoid dust. Dust results in different problems to your body such as skin irritation.

Avoid getting electrocuted

When installing drywalls ensure that you know where exactly the electrical wires pass through this is to avoid getting electrocuted. Also, “do not install a drywall to an area that has wires, do not drill or nail holes that are above a receptacle or light switch this is to avoid being electrocuted.” says, the best drywall workers in the area. To ensure safety, it’s important to have a wiring/pipe/stud/metal detection device to help you through the construction process.

Prevent dust from circulating in your home

During the construction process ensure that all AC and heating vents are closed. Before the construction or drywall repair covers all the openings with a plastic sheet and holds the sheet with an industrial strength tape, this helps dust from circulating to other places in the home that are not under construction or repair. There should be little movement into and out of the constructed or repaired room. At the end of each day make sure you clean the room to prevent dust from accumulating and ensure you put on your protective gear.

Use the right tools

Ensure you use the right tools when doing construction work this is because when using the wrong tools they bring about a lot of dust and also result in many accidents. Remember, using the right tools makes work easier.

It’s important to ensure safety to prevent problems from coming about. The high safety and precaution tools can help prevent accidents and problems from coming about. If you follow them, you will enjoy constructing and repairing your drywalls. I hope this one helped.

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