From deer, moose, and bear to butchering your harvest, the experts at Ontario OUT of DOORS have you covered on your big game hunt.

Justin Hoffman records deer as it sheds antlers

by Editorial Staff | February 3, 2021

OOD contributor Justin Hoffman has checked something off his bucket list after documenting some unique antler shedding stories with the help of his trail cameras this past year.

illustration man with dog encounters a bear

Avoiding bear encounters

by Tom Goldsmith | January 26, 2021

Ironically, many people mistakenly believe that as long as they’re accompanied by a dog, their risk of an encounter is lessened.

Outdoorsmen with physical disabilities

by Steve Galea | January 15, 2021

Hunters and anglers frequently deal with tough conditions. For those with serious disabilities, tough conditions reach a whole other level.

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Deer yards: How the landscape aids winter survival

by Bruce Ranta | January 11, 2021

Year-round, I have deer in my yard, but my yard isn’t a deer yard. A “deer yard” is an area where deer concentrate during the winter months.

Sitting pretty for trail watching success

by Steve Galea | December 29, 2020

Steve Galea explores the mental and strategic aspects of trail watching as part of a rewarding hunting strategy.

a snowcovered snowproofed blind

DIY: Snowproofing your blind

by Tom Armstrong | November 18, 2020

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

a buck pursues a doe

Following bucks through the seasons

by Tom Armstrong | October 21, 2020

Whitetail bucks cover a lot of ground during the year, and even throughout a hunt. Here's how to follow bucks as their desires change.

Caribou cuties wading out into a river

What constitutes a species?

by Bruce Ranta | September 9, 2020

What species is that? It’s a phrase we often hear. Unfortunately, and all too often, the answer provided is wrong, or only partially correct.