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Big Game

How to take the perfect bow shot on deer

by Steve Galea | June 24, 2021

I think many of us would agree that the most important moment in any bow hunt is the shot. For this is the culmination of your efforts. It’s where the rubber meets the road.

News

OOD contributors win OWC awards

by Editorial Staff | June 23, 2021

Four Ontario OUT of DOORS writers have been awarded five 2021 Outdoor Writers of Canada Awards for the magazine.

Walleye

Paddling for remote walleye

by Tim Allard | June 22, 2021

Like many angling-obsessed youths, I would fish whenever and however I could. Canoes and sit-in kayaks were some of the first ways I got off the bank.

News

Rickford named new MNRF minister

by Editorial Staff | June 18, 2021

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford is the new natural resources minister as part of a cabinet shuffle announced on Friday, June 18 by Premier Doug Ford.

Blogs

Multi-species angling offers variety

by Brodie Kenna | June 18, 2021

While some anglers spend a good portion of the year waiting to target a specific species during a certain season, many anglers are constantly on the go, never relenting in their pursuit of fish, regardless of the species or time of year.

Fishing

Licence-free fishing for Father’s Day

by Editorial Staff | June 16, 2021

The third of Ontario’s four annual licence-free fishing opportunities returns this Father’s Day weekend.

Fly Fishing

Choosing the right fly rod

by Ryan Sparks | June 16, 2021

When I tried to buy my first fly rod, the salesperson bombarded me with jargon about rod weight and length, line types, leader taper, tippet material, and casting techniques.

DIY

DIY: fishing lures

by Linda Gabris | June 15, 2021

Making lures is a rewarding hobby and a smart way to save money, especially if you have to rig the whole family with tackle.

Fishing

Extolling the joys of topwater fishing

by Gord Ellis | June 14, 2021

The plug sat still on the water, with just a few ripples circling out from where it had landed. I popped the rod tip down, and the plug shot a spray of water forward, its cupped nose making a loud, distinctive gurgle.