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Toronto Sportsmen's Show crowd


Attendance up at Sportsmen's Show

by Editorial Staff | March 31, 2023

The 75th annual Toronto Sportsmen’s Show held at The International Centre earlier this month saw more than a 30% increase in attendance.

Jim McLaughlin FEAT


McLaughlin honoured by Hall of Fame

by Justin Hoffman | March 31, 2023

“Big Jim” McLaughlin is the latest recipient of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame (BFHOF)’s Meritorious Service Award.

Wild Turkey Soup


Fill your Thermos with soup

by Andrew Rochon | March 30, 2023

These hearty, filling soup recipes are easy to prepare in advance and can be doubled and frozen for later.


Solunar Calendar

April 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | March 29, 2023

The April 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Jeff Gustafson Bassmaster Classic


Gustafson first Canadian to win Bassmaster Classic

by Luigi De Rose | March 27, 2023

BASS Elite pro Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson offered a rather Canadian comparison after winning the Super Bowl of bass fishing.

Tagged Trap

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Does a minnow trap need to be marked with the licence holder's name?

by Editorial Staff | March 24, 2023

This reader asks if a minnow trap needs to be marked with the owner's name, in this latest instalment of Ask A CO.

Lindy Rig


Boating floor-hugging walleye

by Tim Allard | March 23, 2023

Any walleye angler worth their salt knows the fondness these fish have for the bottom. Here are three bottom-dragging sinker combinations.

Sam Boucha lake trout


Giant lake trout iced

by Justin Hoffman | March 22, 2023

A morning full of mishaps ended with a monstrously large lake trout in the hands of Red Lake resident Sam Boucha.

Shallow Crankbaits

Ask an expert

Ask an expert: how do I get better at using crankbaits?

by Editorial Staff | March 21, 2023

Fishing and hunting guide, tournament angler, and outdoor writer Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson gives some tips for using crankbaits.