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Ask a CO: are public waterbodies with private access restricted for use?

by Editorial Staff | May 23, 2024

Readers ask what factors would cause waterbodies to be considered private and unavailable for fishing to the general public.

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Ask an expert: what are your favourite bass baits?

by Editorial Staff | May 22, 2024

Whether I’m fishing on Lake of the Woods or out on the Bassmaster Elite Series, these five baits are tied on a rod in my boat at all times.

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Guns & Gear

Father's Day gift guide 2024

by Editorial Staff | May 21, 2024

Do Dad a solid this year by buying him a Father's Day gift that gets him outdoors and reconnecting to family vacations of yore.

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Waterway set to open

by Editorial Staff | May 16, 2024

For a third straight year, the Trent-Severn Waterway navigation season will start on schedule this Victoria Day long weekend.

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DIY: restoring that rack

by Justin Hoffman | May 15, 2024

Justin Hoffman's DIY antler restoration brings colour back to your sun-bleached sheds using coffee grounds, steel wool, and a toothbrush.

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Prepping camp food

by Linda Gabris | May 14, 2024

Pre-prepped camp food is clutch after working up an appetite chasing springtime trout. Here are some of my favourites.

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Knowing your bait

by Matthew Robbins | May 14, 2024

Live bait continues to be a great tool for anglers, but bait buckets provide one of the easiest ways for harmful invasive species to spread.

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Handling the capital gains tax hike

by Scott Morrow | May 10, 2024

What wasn’t anticipated by many this spring was an increase to the capital gains inclusion rate as part of the 2024 federal budget.

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Mother's Day weekend brings free fishing

by Editorial Staff | May 10, 2024

Ontario residents without a fishing licence can fish for free this Mother's Day weekend May 11-May 12, 2024.