Eric Labaupa
Angler Management

by Eric Labaupa
eric@filipinojournal.com

Hecla Island Greenbacks

Hecla Island Greenbacks

Eric Labaupa

I finally made the trip out to Hecla village this spring. I have been meaning to for awhile now as many of my friends have been raving about the great walleye fishing from the

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Top Finish at First Tournament of the Season

Top Finish at First Tournament of the Season

Eric Labaupa

My regular bass tournament partner Jeremy Santos and I reunited this year to compete at the annual Manitoba Bass Anglers hosted Falcon Lake G Loomis Skeleton Cup. This was our third time entering together

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Join the Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba!

Join the Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba!

Eric Labaupa

An idea that has been floating around for awhile now has finally come to fruition with the successful convening of the fledgling Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba (FAAM). May 3rd, 2017 marks the start

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Fun with suckers

Fun with suckers

Eric Labaupa

For us anglers in southern Manitoba, the month of April signals the end of ice fishing season and brings eager anticipation of opening day in May. This transition period where frozen bodies of water

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Use Caution On The Ice

Use Caution On The Ice

Eric Labaupa

The annual fishing frenzy that is known as ‘March Madness’ is upon us once again. This time of year can yield some of the best ice fishing trips of the season. With the mild

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Getting kids hooked on fishing – A tip for success

Getting kids hooked on fishing – A tip for success

Eric Labaupa

If you have ever taken a younger person on a fishing outing with you before, you have no doubt dreaded hearing the words “I’m bored,” or “Can we go home yet”. “There’s no fish,”

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KidFish Ice Derby

KidFish Ice Derby

Eric Labaupa

The 3rd annual KidFish ice fishing fundraising derby took place on Sunday, January 8. Over 1200 competitors attended this year’s event despite the cold temperature. 100% of the money raised is donated to the

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Tackle Shop Talk

Tackle Shop Talk

Eric Labaupa

Fishing Line One of the most important parts of an angler’s fishing equipment is also one of the most overlooked. Fishing line is what connects you the angler to hopefully a hooked fish on

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Tackle Shop Talk

Tackle Shop Talk

Eric Labaupa

“How long is this gonna take?” That’s the usual question I get from my daughters accompanied by the requisite groans of exasperation whenever I turn the truck into a tackle store. Admittedly, I do

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