Read personal stories and gain insights from your favourite OOD hunting and fishing experts in Ontario OUT of DOORS blogs.

Man Fishing On Elk Lake

So Fly fishes Elk Lake Wilderness Resort

by Mitch Duesling | August 4, 2022

There’s just something to a sunset, or a quiet night campfire, under a blanket of stars; the true northern Ontario experience at Elk Lake.

Fishing Playlist

A playlist for your next fishing trip

by Victoria Zubiri | August 2, 2022

A nice day on the water with your family or friends isn't complete without some tunes. If you're looking for a great playlist to accompany your next fishing trip you're in luck! We've compiled a list of songs from OOD writers and staff that's sure to get you in the fishing spirit.

Lost in the northern wilderness

Lost in the northern wilderness

by Paul Prowse | July 8, 2022

Fishing trips are usually about the biggest fish or the one that got away. For these two anglers, it's the story of getting home again.

man casting lure from a canoe

Learning about the Wolverine

by Jason Bain | September 13, 2021

It wasn’t until my son Joseph and I were plying the weed-choked Scugog River just north of Lindsay during the this year’s bass opener that I really fully appreciated our newly refurbished Wolverine canoe.

Different fishing styles have time and place

by Brodie Kenna | July 27, 2021

We all know anglers who fish the same waters religiously and consistently catch big fish.

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.

hunter looking down at his shotgun while sitting on a watch

Never too late to try something new

by Jason Bain | January 4, 2021

Taking part in his first deer hunt as a licenced hunter provided a nostalgic moment for Jason Bain of Ontario OUT of DOORS.

Lyle Gayder Ontario OUT of DOORS

A dream come true

by Lyle Gayder | September 1, 2020

A retrospection guest blog on a summer well spent at OOD magazine, remotely - by this summer's assistant digital editor, Lyle Gayder.

Outdoors offers refuge

by Jason Bain | April 27, 2020

After six weeks of self isolation, it never felt better to cast a spinnerbait from the breakwall that lines our family cottage property to try to get the attention of a hungry, post-spawn northern pike.