Welcome to The Dimestore Fishermen website

Welcome to The Dimestore Fishermen website!  We appreciate being your favourite Canadian community feature & fishing program. 

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The Dimestore Fishermen provides a focus on exposing great Canadian communities to an international viewing audience while focusing on the cultural, historical and recreational aspects of the region or municipality that we are visiting. 

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Jim shows the all new TDF RebelRide from Cochrane Dodge Jeep Ram 

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Jim’s new Calgary Herald online article came out in the Life section on Jan 16, 2019.   ‪#‎DNATION‬ – check out Jim’s latest Calgary Herald blog Click here: “Tips to help you have a successful ice fishing trip

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The Dimestore Fishermen 20th Season Tour of Canada

The Dimestore Fishermen 20th Season Tour of Canada

The Dimestore Fishermen visits Slave Lake, Alberta on the 20th Season Tour of Canada.  Community leaders join Jim Hoey on the water and lend a helping hand to make a feature episode of the show.  

Jim Hoey of The Dimestore Fishermen had this to say about the experience “Both Chief Roland Twinn of Sawridge First Nation and Mayor Tyler Warman of the Town of Slave Lake joined us out on the water.  Roland fished with me and Tyler ran our secondary camera boat.  Both guys did a super job.  Slave Lake is known all over Canada for it’s amazing community spirit and these guys really represented that.  Whenever we see two leaders hands on in the community with us we know we are going to have a great show.”  Jim shared a bit on the community experience and the fishing.  “We had some really amazing experiences in the community all guided by Tyler’s time with us.  He was busy making sure we had a first class experience.  Roland is a very experienced angler and really understood the water.  We caught a lot of really good walleyes.”  

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Jim Hoey & Roland Twinn with a Slave Lake walleye

The Dimestore Fishermen stops in Nipawin, Saskatchewan on the 20th Season Tour of Canada.  Jim gets out for some seriously fun walleye fishing with long time friend Ray Lamme.  

Nipawin, Saskatchewan played host to The Dimestore Fishermen as a feature community for the 20th Season Tour of the program. Host Jim Hoey shared “We have fished Tobin Lake and the river before with Ray. He is one of the best anglers I know. His tournament experience and practical instincts put him at the top of the list in Canada.” There were stops in the community and Jim related how much he enjoyed learning about the history of the area. “This is a great Canadian town. The people here have historically bonded together. Our first night at the legion was really special. We had a chance to see pictures of all of the veterans that have come from the area. It was really a great display of the spirit of this amazing community.”

 

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Jim catches a big walleye fishing in Nipawin

The Dimestore Fishermen stops in drops lines through the ice on fabled Lake Winnipeg.  

No better place to be than Lake Winnipeg for some ice fishing during the second round of the Stanley Cup Finals with the Jets in the race. Jim spoke about it “We stayed in the community of Gimli and everyone was buzzing big time. The atmosphere on the ice was electric everyday and everything we have ever been told about this fishery was spot on. The fish are big and they go hard in March.” Carlo Guzzi, Jordan Green, Lee Nolden, Mitchell Lilly and James Asplund of @Fish_Big_Alberta instagram fame were in attendance with the camera crew. “Big Matthew Schalm is our camera guy on this one and he is a hammer of a man. He holds up a fish and it looks like a minnow because he is big enough to play offensive line for the Blue Bombers. The guys all really pulled together. It was a great deal of fun. We’ll be back for sure.”  Look for this episode of The Dimestore Fishermen to air this summer.  

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Jim drawing up a big fish on Lake Winnipeg.

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TDF camera operator Matthew Schalm catches a big walleye on Lake Winnipeg.

 

 

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The Dimestore Fishermen

Our program has been in production for 20 years and broadcasting for 19 years all over our great country and the world. To date, we have only ever filmed in Canada. We have been in every province and territory. Typically, we film enough content for 13-16 feature episodes every year. We spend 5-6 days in a Canadian community during an event or festival in order to capture the spirit of the location we are visiting. It has been shared with us that we could quite possibly be the longest standing wholly owned independent television production in the history of our province. While that is quite a milestone, we are busy working hard all of the time to continue our tradition. We are proudly Canadian. 

TDF attends event we sponsored for opening of St Jude playground

TDF attends event we sponsored for opening of St Jude playground

In our website we have included a great deal of content for you our fan and visitor. On our website you will have an opportunity to: 

  • watch feature episode content,
  • learn more about the remarkable causes, charities, non for profits and special Canadians TDF supports,
  • view TDF Good Information vignettes,
  • find out where to view the TV program,
  • read Jim’s blog for the Calgary Herald to learn more about the communities and fishing the show does,
  • learn more about our amazing Key Supporters,
  • connect with us on social media,
  • contact us to get to know us a little better,
  • learn about our production company. 

So take some time to click around the site. We are constantly updating content. We are really excited you have taken some time to visit us. Let’s get to know one another. That’s the Canadian way!