Whether you prefer to target smallmouth bass or largemouth bass Ontario OUT of DOORS has the expert tips and advice to reel them in.

Catch-and-release bass season underway in FMZ 20

by Editorial Staff | March 15, 2021

The new catch-and-release season for Lake Ontario smallmouth and largemouth bass is underway as part of changes to regulations in FMZ 20.

Gustafson wins first BASS Elite trophy

by Luigi De Rose | March 1, 2021

OOD contributor and BASS Elite angler Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, of Keewatin, captured his first series trophy on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Accessing untapped bass fishing backwaters

by Luigi De Rose | February 26, 2021

Luigi De Rose talks about bass fishing small waterbodies that provide access to virtually untapped bass fishing.

docks fishing

Minor fishing reg changes in 2021

by Editorial Staff | December 14, 2020

The most significant regulation change Ontario anglers can expect in 2021 will affect Lake Ontario bass fishing.

Where largemouth lurk underwater photo of bass

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.

Jeff Gustafson with large bass

Canadians make history at 2020 Bassmaster Classic

by Luigi De Rose | March 9, 2020

The 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk turned 50 this year and for the first time three Canadians took part in this Super Bowl of Bass Fishing.

Team Canada posing for team photo

Canada wins bass championship

by Steve Galea | October 22, 2019

Team Canada edged Team USA by 1/100th of an ounce to win gold at the 2019 Pan American Bass Championship held on Lake St. Francis near Cornwall late last week.

Cory Johnston fishing in boat

Ontario anglers rank among Bassmaster elite

by Luigi De Rose | October 2, 2019

Bassmaster Elite Series anglers Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson of Keewatin, Cory Johnston of Cavan, and brother Chris Johnston of Peterborough have joined rare company in qualifying for the 2020 Bassmaster Classic.

Balancing bass seasons

by Shaun Fernandes | August 19, 2019

Early-season fishing could be hindering nesting smallmouth bass spawning in Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 20, which includes the Canadian side of Lake Ontario, but opinions vary on a possible solution.