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The BEST fishing day of someone's life—to inspire YOURS.™

016 – Big Bait Big Pike with Bill Georgopoulos

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We’re gonna need a bigger bait …

Guest Profile

Bill Georgopoulos is a marketing guru at work, and a fishing guru the rest of the time. Bill did not have many opportunities to fish growing up. Yet, he studied fishing every chance he could, and was ready to hit the water with a vengeance when the time came. This passion remains every bit as strong today. In fact, when he is not working or fishing, Bill is a dedicated teacher. He loves to give back what he has learned to amateur anglers. He regularly passes along his knowledge from hours of study and days on the water on his AMFisH website ( In this episode, Bill recounts a trip when the Northern pike were too big to be tamed by your average lure …

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Fishing experience

Bill considers himself a bass guy at heart, but he loves to catch all of the freshwater species that Canada has to offer. These days, he focuses more on the big toothy predators – pike and muskies.

fishing podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, Canada, northern pike

Bill with a Northern pike from this episode (left) and other epic catches


This episode takes place in Canada on the Ottawa River.

Catch of the Day

Northern Pike

Big toothy Northern pike – don’t grab these bad boys by the lip!

About TTF Podcast

The Tell Tale Fisherman™ podcast is the place for all avid anglers (not just guides and tournament professionals) to share their fishing story of a lifetime and become fishing legends. Fresh water or salt water, middle of the ocean or middle of a stream, on this fishing podcast we are on a quest to catch the most EPIC fishing adventures from around the world—to inspire yours!

If you are an avid angler, we would LOVE to have you as a guest on the show. So, if you love to fish, and find yourself often sharing your fishing pictures or talking fishing with other anglers, then you are EXACTLY the type of guest (and listener!) this show is all about. On this fishing podcast we want to hear from ALL avid anglers – not just pros and guides (although we love them too!). Join us on this quest to catch the greatest fishing stories in the world.

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