Minister Graydon Smith

Meeting Minister Graydon Smith

by Editorial Staff | June 6, 2023

Getting to know shark wrangler and former radio personality, Graydon Smith, Natural Resources
and Forestry Minister.

Dogwood Forest classroom

Forest school expands understanding of the outdoors

by Jason Bain | May 19, 2023

Brad and Michelle Graves credit their own rich outdoor experiences for motivating them to open a forest school where connecting with nature is fundamental.

BGOW with button COPA

Profile national award finalist

by Editorial Staff | February 13, 2023

Ontario OUT of DOORS (OOD) was a runner-up in two categories at the 2022 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA).

Brown Girl Outdoor World group of ladies with fly rods in a waterbody

Demiesha Dennis on enriching outdoor narratives

by Meghan Sutherland | September 29, 2022

Demiesha Dennis is more than a passionate angler, having founded a community dedicated to everyone enjoying the outdoors. And it’s thriving.

Frank Kuiack holding a bass horizonal

Guiding with Frank Kuiack

by James Smedley | March 24, 2022

Looking like part of the landscape, weathered countenance under a leather fishing hat, Kuiack sets the hook.

Trolling for Stanley

by Jason Bain | October 14, 2021

Veteran NHL forward Matt Duchene of Haliburton is passing down the angling legacy he inherited to his own son.

Teijo Villa Featured Photo

Learning from the master moose caller

by Gord Ellis | September 3, 2021

Teijo Villa of Thunder Bay is one of the masters of Ontario Moose hunting. I’m amazed by his incredible depth of knowledge about moose and his ability to put people in close contact with giants.

Getting to know Olympic archer Crispin Duenas

by Meghan Sutherland | July 23, 2021

Crispin Duenas picked up a bow in 2000 and has been aiming forward — carefully — ever since. Duenas is among Canada’s recurve archer elite, having competed in the Olympic Games at Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, as well as in three Pan American games.

Catching up with bush-plane pilot Sarah Smith

by Alyssa Lloyd | March 8, 2021

Northern Ontario commercial bush pilot and dog sledding guide Sarah Smith discusses her life and bold occupation.