We're reeling in all kinds of fish tales
We got out the fishing rod... and some bait... and went fishing for stories.
Guess what? We caught some big ones!
What's the biggest fish you ever caught? We're willing to bet it's not as big as the one Kerrilynn Laing snatched out of a Northwest Territories lake the very first time she fished off a boat.
Lawrence Gunther is the host of Feel the Bite TV and the Blue Fish Radio show, as well as the founder of Blue Fish Canada, a charity dedicated to the future of fish and fishing. He's also Canada's only professional fisher who is blind. Why was Lawrence, as a young boy losing his sight, so drawn to fishing, and how does he know what type of fish is at the end of his line?
Sook-Yin heads to a fresh fish market to speak with a Portuguese Canadian fishmonger who started working in his father's fish store when he was just six years old. Even though he had no choice but to continue the family fish business, he's grown to love his job.
Not long ago, Jorge Requena was a struggling musician in Mexico City. Then a lonely fish in a glass bowl compelled him to make the biggest leap of his life and start a new chapter in Winnipeg.
When life-long pals Curtis Brown and Chris Fisher went to the World Cup in Brazil last summer, they also made a trek into the jungle. What they fished out of the Amazon frightened them, but it was nothing compared to what they encountered when they set out on a canoe.
Two Scottish sisters recount the fish from their girlhood they'll never forget and then impart some culinary advice. Cod vs. haddock? Find out what gets their thumbs up.
Sook-Yin takes to the streets with her handy dandy microphone and asks a simple question: What's your most memorable encounter with a fish? You'll be surprised by the array of answers. "Everybody has a fish story!"
When Sarah Bradford's one-year old son died and her marriage broke up, she hit an all-time low. To find solace, she decided to leave Toronto and take a trip to Montana. There, she tried her hand at something she'd always dreamed of: fly-fishing.
Kim Wheeler has a fear of fish. In order to fight that fear, Kim puts herself in some fairly strange places, where she comes face to face with what scares her the most.
Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby - "Gone Fishin'"
The Beatles - "Octopus's Garden"
Sharon Jones - "Fish in the Dish"
Hey Ocean - "Fish"
Hawksley Workman - "Make Up Your Mind Tonight"
Devin and Khalid - "Fish on a Hook"
Kim Stockwood - "Back to the Water"
SC Mira - "Move Fast"
Hank Williams Jr. - "Montana Song"
Nelly Furtado - "I'm Like a Bird"
Yukon Blonde - "Make You Mine"
Jorge Requena - "Matias"