Born in 1953, in the charming town of Brantford, Ontario, Pat Godin grew up alongside his brother Brian and sisters Carlene and Michele in their home near the Grand River. Many believe that he entered the world with an innate desire to explore the woods, the water, the wetlands and all of their animal and vegetative inhabitants. The Grand River quickly turned into his playground and he became a dedicated student of nature, immersing himself in the world of fauna and flora out of pure interest and admiration. It wasn’t long before his interest in the natural world seamlessly collided with his innate ability to create. His interest in model making and his passion for fishing inspired him to develop his very first, truly original fishing lure at the early age of 11. He carved the lure from wood and finished it with paint that he found in his father’s workshop.