Barbless is the way to go for beginners practicing casting and learning proper fish handling and hook removal techniques.
Huntingby Jeff Helsdon | June 7, 2023
Blinds offer many advantages for turkey hunters: they conceal movement, offer more comfortable seating, and protection from the weather.
Fishingby Steve Galea | June 7, 2023
MNRF is proposing to create temporary fish sanctuaries on Opinicon and Charleston Lakes in eastern Ontario for the 2024 and 2025 seasons.
Profilesby Editorial Staff | June 6, 2023
Getting to know shark wrangler and former radio personality, Graydon Smith, Natural Resources
and Forestry Minister.
Fishingby Editorial Staff | June 6, 2023
OOD's July 2023 enhanced digital issue is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.
Fishingby Matthew Robbins | June 1, 2023
Zebra mussels are among the most devastating aquatic invasive species in North America, due to their direct impacts and ability to spread.
Blogsby Gord Ellis | May 31, 2023
For most anglers, a factory-made rod is the best choice. But for those who want something specialized and different, there are custom rods.
DIYby Tamas Pal | May 30, 2023
A tiny, well-built wood stove perfect for RV users, van-lifers, or a cabin that's a couple hundred square feet with modern insulation.
Newsby Jeff Helsdon | May 29, 2023
A University of Illinois study from the North American Journal of Fisheries Management provides insight into why muskie are so hard to catch.
Newsby Editorial Staff | May 26, 2023
As of April 1, it became illegal to feed wildlife or leave food out to attract animals on public and private property.
Solunar Calendarby Editorial Staff | May 25, 2023
The June 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.
Newsby Editorial Staff | May 25, 2023
This year’s Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) waterfowl stamp was painted by Quebec wildlife artist Isabelle Collin.
Huntingby Al Davy | May 24, 2023
Turkey calling is more effective if we know what the calls mean and use them at the right time. Understand what you're saying by using this guide.
Newsby Editorial Staff | May 24, 2023
With temperatures rising, the province is encouraging everyone to take precautions to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease.
Profilesby Jason Bain | May 19, 2023
Brad and Michelle Graves credit their own rich outdoor experiences for motivating them to open a forest school where connecting with nature is fundamental.
Newsby Steve Galea | May 19, 2023
A pet dog was found to have avian influenza after chewing on a dead Canada goose. It died after developing clinical signs of the disease.
Big Gameby Tom Armstrong | May 18, 2023
A box call can produce a lot of turkey calls, and unwanted ones in your pocket ― a squeaking or screeching that can be a deal breaker.
Newsby Editorial Staff | May 18, 2023
The Trent-Severn Waterway will open on schedule this Victoria Day long weekend for the second straight year.
Fishingby Geoff Coleman | May 17, 2023
To protect your own right to legally hunt or fish, you must know if you are on public or private land to avoid trespassing.
Newsby Editorial Staff | May 17, 2023
Provincial government is adding 20 parks to the day-use reservation service this spring. By mid-May, the service will be offered to 57 parks.
Newsby Jeff Helsdon | May 16, 2023
Federal government announced funding of $420 million over 10 years to accelerate restoration and protection of the Great Lakes.
Blogsby Ray Blades | May 15, 2023
Major changes have come slowly in the hunting rifle industry. But the refinements, they have been amazing.
Newsby Steve Galea | May 15, 2023
Pharmacists can now prescribe prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease, making it easier to get immediate treatment for tick bites.
Cookingby Andrew Rochon | May 12, 2023
This is my most-used, extremely versatile preparation for wild turkey breasts. Serve sliced on a variety of food beds.
Dogsby Steve Galea | May 12, 2023
A proposal to potentially allow new dog train-and-trial areas is open for comment on the Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) until May 18.