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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.

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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.

Man In A Speedboat


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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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


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.

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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.

Fishing Playlist


A playlist for your next fishing trip

by Victoria Zubiri | August 2, 2022

A nice day on the water with your family or friends isn't complete without some tunes. If you're looking for a great playlist to accompany your next fishing trip you're in luck! We've compiled a list of songs from OOD writers and staff that's sure to get you in the fishing spirit.

Broiled Arctic char with sesame hoisin glaze


Broiled Arctic char with sesame hoisin glaze

by Andrew Rochon | July 28, 2022

Here's a tasty new Arctic char recipe to spice up your cooking that also pairs great with a side of zesty Asian coleslaw.

Bear Hide

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: how do I get rid of a bear hide?

by Editorial Staff | July 27, 2022

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Woman Fishing On Dock


Dock fishing 101

by Gord Ellis | July 25, 2022

Docks are a wonderful place to fish, whether you are a seasoned angler or brand new to the pursuit, providing many cherished memories.