Eric Labaupa
Angler Management

by Eric Labaupa
eric@filipinojournal.com

Bait and Depth Are Key When Targeting Greenbacks

Bait and Depth Are Key When Targeting Greenbacks

Eric Labaupa

Anglers chasing walleyes during the fall greenback run have been having tremendous success over the last few weeks. After the strong current and high water on the Red River eventually leveled off, it was

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October is greenback walleye primetime

October is greenback walleye primetime

Eric Labaupa

The fall season marks the time when local anglers flock to the banks and boat launches of the Red River at Selkirk and the Winnipeg River at Pine Falls. While fishing can be outstanding

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Pinoy pride at the region’s biggest tournaments

Pinoy pride at the region’s biggest tournaments

Eric Labaupa

This is my second season of competing in major fishing tournaments. Events in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario vary in size and level of competition from one day casual derbies to smaller ‘club’ or town

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Ang galing! Angling Wall of Fame

Ang galing! Angling Wall of Fame

Eric Labaupa

The smiles on everyone’s faces say it all. The rush of adrenalin that an angler feels after getting a bite, doing battle, and then successfully landing a fish is undeniably addicting. The thrill and

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Rod and Reel Basics Part 2

Rod and Reel Basics Part 2

Eric Labaupa

In the last article, I outlined some basic information about fishing reels. In this issue I will discuss some options when looking at rods. The anatomy of a fishing rod is more or less

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Rod and Reel Basics part 1

Rod and Reel Basics part 1

Eric Labaupa

Rods and reels are arguably the two most important components in an angler’s arsenal of tools. Whether you are a seasoned fisherman or are new to the sport, utilizing the right equipment to get

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World class fishing only minutes from home

World class fishing only minutes from home

Eric Labaupa

Talk to any Manitoban about the term ‘fishing vacation’ and automatically thoughts of deep sea fishing in the warm Caribbean or maybe a fly-in trip to a remote resort somewhere in Canada’s pristine northern

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Annual white bass run in full swing

Annual white bass run in full swing

Eric Labaupa

Every spring, many anglers in Manitoba actively target white bass during the spawning migration into most creeks and rivers that are connected to Lake Winnipeg. These fish, also known in the Fil-Can community as

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