A tasty wild meal prepared from fresh lake Superior Coho salmon, Yellowfoot Chanterelles (winter chanterelles), Golden Chanterelles and Common Puffballs. […]
Fall mushroom foraging for Yellowfoot Chanterelles, also known as winter mushroom, or Funnel Chanterelle. These fall mushrooms begin to appear in early autumn. Common puffballs, pear shaped puffballs and gem studded puffballs also appear around this time.
Chanterelle Mushrooms is the common name of several species of wild edible mushrooms in the genera Cantharellus. I was lucky to get out with my nephew to forage for wild Chanterelle mushrooms in northern Ontario’s Algoma region, where we live.
Broadleaf Plantain (plantago major) is one of the most common edible backyard weeds that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. There are many broadleaf plantain recipes out there, but the simple ones are the best.
How to build and set up a homemade Canadian Nightcrawler worm farm. Dew worms, or nightcrawlers are one of the most popular fishing baits out there. They can get expensive if you fish a lot. For the cost of bait for just a couple of fishing trips, you can set up your own bait farm to raise Canadian nightcrawlers at home and have an endless supply of fishing worms.
Yellow Trout Lily. There’s something about spring time foraging. The first few plants of the year that emerge, giving you a fresh, wild meal. Also known as Yellow Dog Tooth Violet, this tiny plant is one of the first plants you’ll see emerging in the eastern United States and Canada.
Come along for a day of adventure, ice fishing in northern Ontario. We headed out to the Tilley Lakes in Algoma, northern Ontario for a day of walleye ice fishing. The Tilley Lakes are located in the Tilley Creek management area. First Ice Ontario 2019 came early this year!
The streams along Lake Superior are rugged. Sturdy footwear and walking sticks are recommended. Most streams are high gradient with swift rapids over long stretches. Dotting the streams, you’ll find deeper pools where these migratory rainbow trout like to hang out.
Chaga freshly harvested from the Birch tree needs to be processed before you can make Chaga tea. Processing the Chaga right away is recommended as it is much easier to deal with when fresh than if you let it dry first.
Human use of birch tar, which is made by further reducing the birch oil, dates back thousands of years with evidence of it being used to attach arrowheads, build canoes and even being used as a chewing gum.