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Virtual ICAST 2020


ICAST returns virtually

by Editorial Staff | July 15, 2020

The world’s largest sportfishing tradeshow has arrived again and this year, it's virtual. Ontario OUT of DOORS has you covered.


COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | July 15, 2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on life around the world. Check back here regularly to learn about how the pandemic is impacting the outdoors community in Ontario.

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What's happening with firearms

by Editorial Staff | July 15, 2020

Our editorial team has created a hub for the latest information on firearm ownership in 2020. Stay informed by checking back regularly for updates.

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Where largemouth lurk

by Tim Allard | July 15, 2020

When plying shallow and moderate depths for largemouth this season, be on the lookout for depth variations where big bass concentrate.



Spring waterfowl surveys cancelled

by Jeff Helsdon | July 15, 2020

The spring waterfowl survey, conducted by the Canadian Wildlife Service and United States Fish and Wildlife Service, has been cancelled.

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Permethrin-treated clothing available in Canada

by Jeff Helsdon | July 14, 2020

A new line of permethrin-treated clothing to ward off ticks, mosquitoes, and the diseases they harbour, is now available in Canada.

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Much of province to reopen

by Editorial Staff | July 13, 2020

Indoor and outdoor gathering limits will increase to respective maximums of 50 and 100 as most of Ontario outside of the Golden Horseshoe moves to Stage Three of the province’s reopening framework on Friday, July 17.

More microplastics in Lake Erie


More microplastics in Erie than previously thought: study

by Jeff Helsdon | July 13, 2020

A mathematical-based modeling study at the Rochester Institute of Technology concluded there are more microplastics in Lake Erie than previously thought.