Eric Labaupa
Angler Management

by Eric Labaupa
eric@filipinojournal.com

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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Common Manitoba Sport Fish To Target This Summer

Common Manitoba Sport Fish To Target This Summer

Eric Labaupa

Walleye Also known as ‘pickerel’, this species is the most popular sportfish targeted by Manitoba anglers. So much so that it was recently voted in as our official provincial fish. They are sought after

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Angler Profile – Marius Velena

Angler Profile – Marius Velena

Eric Labaupa

There are many talented and passionate anglers in the local Fil-Can fishing community. One of them is Marius Velena who is quickly making a name for himself as a hard core multi-species angler. Twenty-eight

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Eric’s better half: in and out of the boat

Eric’s better half: in and out of the boat

Eric Labaupa

By Divine My sport fishing career (if you could call it that) is fairly new. I got my feet wet in tournament fishing in 2013 when we fished the Generation Next Angler Walleye Tournament

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Falcon Lake Ice Derby

Falcon Lake Ice Derby

Eric Labaupa

Just when I was about to put all of my winter gear away and start dusting off the beach wear, old man winter let us know that he isn’t done quite yet. There was

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March Madness?

March Madness?

Eric Labaupa

The month of March is highly anticipated and can’t come soon enough for ice fishing enthusiasts. The highlight of the season for many, this time of year is often referred to as March Madness

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Ice Fishing with reporter Erica Natividad

Ice Fishing with reporter Erica Natividad

Eric Labaupa

Introducing people to the sport of ice fishing has become quite an enjoyable pastime. I’ve come to know the all too familiar look of uneasiness on every person’s face when they try to come

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Bronzeback Classic Bass Tournament

Bronzeback Classic Bass Tournament

Eric Labaupa

The 9th annual Bronzeback Classic smallmouth bass tournament took place on July 25 and 26 in Kenora, Ontario. The rules for this two day tournament are that each two -person team has to be

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Family Fishing Fun

Family Fishing Fun

Eric Labaupa

I am an avid tournament angler in the Manitoba and Northwest Ontario region where I compete at well over a dozen events over the course of the open water season. While these events are

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