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On guard: the facts about Lyme disease

by Steve Galea | August 15, 2019

Over the last two years, Robert Ralston has seen good days and bad. When he's feeling well, he goes out for brief walks, enjoys the fresh air and his rural surroundings, and dreams of when he will be able to hunt, trap, fish, and work in the outdoors again. When he's feeling poorly, which is more often, he endures chronic joint and muscle pain and barely possesses enough energy to hold a conversation or get out of bed. Robert Ralston is a victim of Lyme disease.

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Fishing tools of the trade

by OOD in partnership with Camillus Knives. | May 31, 2019

When most anglers think of gear, fishing tools rarely make the list. Yet, as soon as a big fish is hooked, those tools are what an angler needs most.

Big Game

Moose management overhaul proposed

by Jason Bain | August 13, 2019

The province is set to overhaul how it manages the declining moose population.

Fishing

Big-water salmon savvy

by John Kerr | August 8, 2019

August is the month that anglers will be plying western Lake Ontario for coho and chinook salmon. The fish, now approaching their top weights, are starting to school and home in on the parent streams where they were stocked.

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Hydro dam possible cause of Ottawa fish deaths

by Jason Bain | August 7, 2019

A hydroelectric dam may be responsible for the deaths of thousands of fish that washed up on Ottawa River shorelines this summer.

Hunting

Hunting stimulates the brain

by Jason Bain | August 7, 2019

Hunting is a prime example of a mind-boosting outdoor activity, according to a world-renowned neuroscientist who says our brains have been affected for the worse by the relatively-predictable environments surrounding us.

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Pan-seared trout with garden-tomato bruschetta

by Andrew Rochon | August 1, 2019

This bright and healthy dish is best served on a patio with a pint glass of shandy. If you grow tomatoes and basil, making a big batch of bruschetta is a great way to use the bounty your garden is producing. Or, just pick up some bruschetta at the grocery store.

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August 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | July 31, 2019