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Great Lakes Chinook Salmon

Fishing

The status of Great Lakes Chinook salmon

by Bob McGary | March 27, 2020

Chinook salmon, sometimes called king salmon, rapidly adapted to their new home and created a big-water fishing boom and a modern day sport fishing legacy.

quaint cottages dot a wide waterbody

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Québec Outfitters: fishing the wilds

by OOD in partnership with Quebec Outfitters | February 28, 2020

Québec Outfitters, navigating the province for the past 72 years, is equipped to provide the adventure you crave, coupled with the hospitality you deserve.

a glass mug of hearty crappie chowder

Cooking

Crappie chowder

by Andrew Rochon | March 26, 2020

Rich, creamy soup, loaded with corn and flaky crappie meat, what more could you want? Sunfish will work if you have a hard time finding crappie.

a deer tries to warm up after falling through ice

News

Deer rescued in Port Carling

by Steve Galea | March 24, 2020

Cory Veitch, an avid outdoorsman and hunter and firearms education instructor, knew he could not ignore a struggling doe that had fallen through the ice.

a boat with fishing lines roars through the water

News

Boat movement regulations being considered

by Geoff Coleman | March 20, 2020

While species ranging from Bohemian knotweed to wild pigs are under review, of note to outdoor enthusiasts is the mention of boats as carriers.

a lake scape from a vantage point

News

Ontario Parks closed care of COVID-19

by Meghan Sutherland | March 19, 2020

In a continued effort to keep Ontarians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, all Ontario Parks operations are suspended from March 19 - April 30 2020.

hanging rubber hip waders in green

Fishing

In praise of hip waders

by Gord Ellis | March 18, 2020

To some anglers, hip waders are the ugly stepsister of chest waders, but to me, they’re the workhorses of the family.

a black bear ambling through the greenery

News

Spring bear hunt is back

by Steve Galea | March 17, 2020

Ontario will resume its annual spring bear hunt starting in the 2021 season. In the meantime, this spring the pilot project hunt will resume its final year.

a couple holding fish on a boat in the water

Travel

Home waters: a Winnipeg River fishing adventure

by Jeff Gustafson | March 13, 2020

This is not your average fishing resort; it has fine dining, the landscaping is beautiful, and the accommodations are high-end. It was the perfect place for the romantic fishing trip Shelby and I were looking for.