Latest Stories


Bear hunt return feature shortlisted for award

by Editorial Staff | December 2, 2020

OOD has been shortlisted for a 2020 COPA for Assistant Editor Steve Galea’s How the spring bear hunt was lost and won.


2021 outdoors shows up in air

by Jeff Helsdon | November 30, 2020

Annual outdoor shows are one of the first signs of the coming season for many anglers and hunters — but 2021 shows are not set in stone due to pandemic-related uncertainty.


Licence refund requests on the rise

by Steve Galea | November 26, 2020

Requests from American anglers and hunters seeking refunds or extensions for purchased hunting and fishing licences are on the rise.



New moose tag allocation process explained online

by Steve Galea | November 25, 2020

A provincial webpage explaining how to navigate through the new points-based moose tag allocation process went online in mid-October.

female mallard in flight


Flight feathers tell a story

by Barney Moorhouse | November 24, 2020

Researchers can now get a better sense of where waterfowl originated from by studying birds’ flight feathers.

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DUC acquires St. Luke’s Marsh

by Editorial Staff | November 23, 2020

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has acquired St. Luke’s Marsh, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands on Lake St. Clair.


Trail Cam Photo Contest 2020: Voting

by Editorial Staff | November 20, 2020

The Ontario OUT of DOORS 2020 Trail Cam Photo Contest is now underway, offering participants a chance to win a brand new trail camera.

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DIY: Snowproofing your blind

by Tom Armstrong | November 18, 2020

DIY blind snowproofing - a quick preseason project that prevents blind damage, and avoids the expense of a replacement blind.

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Park permit prices reduced

by Editorial Staff | November 17, 2020

Province reduces the price of day-use vehicle permits, as well as increases the number of permits that can be borrowed from public libraries.