I believe fish are smart! Well, maybe not intelligent, but smarter than we may think.... Here are a couple of "situations" that haunt me to this day! Rooster Fish - here is a photograph of me with my mouth wide open holding a nice rooster caught off Punta de Mita, in Mexico. It was a beautiful fish, my first Rooster! When I picked it up, I could literally feel that fish
I knew he was addicted to the sport when I came home from work one February day to find a freezing cold red-cheeked 4 year old excited about his “day of fishing” in the back yard. Will was fishing for Blue Marlin (in Toronto) in 6 inches of snow. When asked how he did, he responded “it was a great day Dad… I landed a big one and lost a Giant at the boat,
So while we’re not shooting and editing some of WFN’s original productions, and when I’m not on the water or with my family, I have a very different Reel Fishy Job. I volunteer my time with IGFA, the International Game Fish Association. I do this for a number of reasons. IGFA stands for much. IGFA is a not-for-profit organization committed to the
Definition of chum as a noun :a close or intimate companion: boyhood chums. as a verb: to fish by attracting fish by dumping cut or ground bait into the water.
Melnyk ha been all over North America and the Caribbean actually participating in Reel Jobs in the Fishing Industry.
PERSONAL STATS Name: Mark Melnyk Born: Fall 1974 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario PERSONAL STUFF Marital Status: Wife, Jen Children: William, Matthew Pets: Jen’s a Vet so it depends on the day Hobbies: Fishing, Saltwater Aquarium (flipping/pitching practice) Favourite movie: The Last Waltz Favourite TV show: No time for TV Favourite music (CD and/or musician): The Band Favourite motto/quote: “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” Did you ever think you were going to be a television host when you were a kid?: No way… never even thought of it until I was asked. FISHING STATS Years fishing: 32 FISHING STUFF Favourite angler: My Grandpa – I’d love to have 1 more day on the water with him. Favourite technique: chucking a Spinnerbait or topwater, Marlin Fishing Fishing strength: Stamina Fishing weakness: The Jig Highest point of career as an angler or TV fishing host: 1st Tarpon on light line, midnight in downtown Miami – now that was cool… or catching an Arctic Grayling on a fly I tied – Nahanni River NWT.