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for daily guide trips in the Garden River First Nation Reserve:

Ben's Bait and Tackle

Ben Belleau

61 Wigwaus Street

Garden River, Ont.

Canada P6A 7A1

ph. 705-946-6334



For information on the Garden River First Nation lands www.gardenriver.org


About the Author

Don Dfishinfool Mathews is a full time licensed fishing guide from North Eastern Ohio.  He has assembled a staff of six guides at Dfishinfool's Guide Service.  They offer all inclusive guided trips on "Steelhead Alley"  They are the busiest steelhead Guide Service in the Great Lakes Region. Don is licensed to guide in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.  He is on the Hyde Boat Pro staff  and is a Orvis Pro Guide. Don is a acclaimed fly tier who has developed many unique patterns for Great lakes steelhead. He works closely with the Cortland, and Scott Rod companies. He has helped leading manufacturers develop some of the rods and tackle in use on the Great Lakes today. Don is the founder of the Steelhead School and is a speaker on fishing the Great Lakes region.  He has had many articles published on the subject. As a US based travel agent he organizes trips for discriminating guests to some of the best fly fishing destinations in the world.  Places like Bocca Grande, Islamorada, Belize, Cape Cod Massachusetts,  Cozumel Mexico,  Dominican Republic, and Quebec Canada

Each fall Don hosts a trip with Bens Bait and Tackle. Ben sets up a Wall Style tent camp on a remote section of the Garden River. We have reserved the same peak of the run period for each year on a continuous basis.  Guests are treated to first class accommodations in a remote setting. Availability is very limited on this Salmon adventure of a lifetime.

Don can be reached at dfishnfool@aol.com  or by calling 330-565-5457   Or check out his website at


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