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Hunting Annual 2022-2023 FEAT

Hunting

2022-2023 Hunting Annual available

by Editorial Staff | August 15, 2022

OOD's 2022-2023 Hunting Annual digital edition is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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Sponsored

Introducing HuntStand Pro

by Editorial Staff | August 15, 2022

HuntStand Pro, North America’s number one hunting and land management tool, has landed here in Ontario. Download it today.

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Sponsored

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.

Inflation

News

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.

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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Bowhunting

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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Fishing

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.

Man In A Speedboat

Fishing

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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Fishing

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.

Man Fishing On Elk Lake

Blogs

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.

tim watts victory

Bowhunting

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.