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Inflation forces guides to strategize

by Victoria Zubiri | August 12, 2022

It's been over two years of pandemic-related revenue losses and now guides are contending with soaring gas prices.

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Canada's oil and natural gas industry: positive news in uncertain times

by Editorial Staff | July 29, 2022

Canada’s oil and natural gas producers are committed to environmental solutions especially reducing emissions, managing water use, and strong land stewardship.

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: can you release game birds on public land?

by Editorial Staff | August 11, 2022

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

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Fixing common archery blunders

by Jeff Kavanagh | August 10, 2022

Many people make archery more complicated than necessary. Here are some simple tips to avoid some of the most common shooting faults.

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Laker consumed 12 artificial baits

by Jason Bain | August 9, 2022

Imagine Barry Casselman’s surprise when, while cleaning his morning catch, the eastern Ontario angler discovered a dozen artificial baits.

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Keeping your boat clean

by Tim Allard | August 8, 2022

Boat clutter is distracting and time-consuming. Keeping an orderly boat is an ongoing battle, but here are ways I keep myself on top.

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Winning with wind

by Luigi De Rose | August 5, 2022

Wind can be a curse, but it can also rescue a slow day. Turn that curse into a blessing by using wind to your advantage.

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So Fly fishes Elk Lake Wilderness Resort

by Mitch Duesling | August 4, 2022

There’s just something to a sunset, or a quiet night campfire, under a blanket of stars; the true northern Ontario experience at Elk Lake.

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OOD columnist wins archery gold medals

by Steve Galea | August 3, 2022

OOD Bowhunting Columnist Tim Watts won three gold medals at Archery Canada’s recent Canadian National Archery Championships.

Fishing Playlist


A playlist for your next fishing trip

by Victoria Zubiri | August 2, 2022

A nice day on the water with your family or friends isn't complete without some tunes. If you're looking for a great playlist to accompany your next fishing trip you're in luck! We've compiled a list of songs from OOD writers and staff that's sure to get you in the fishing spirit.