Bass, walleye, trout — no matter what you’re fishing, Ontario OUT of DOORS has the latest tips and tricks.

winter fish behaviour scene

Lake trout, smallmouth share space in winter: study

by Barney Moorhouse | June 3, 2020

New research tracking tagged fish has confirmed that lake trout and smallmouth bass co-exist during portions of the winter.

grass carp targeted in Great Lakes

Grass carp targeted

by Jeff Helsdon | June 2, 2020

Unique effort shows invasive grass carp could be eliminated from the Great Lakes, if a planned attack against the species works as intended.

Lake Ontario under review for water levels

Lake Ontario plan under review

by Jeff Helsdon | June 2, 2020

The International Joint Commission undertakes an expedited review of Plan 2014, calling to keep Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River at higher water levels.

evinrude discontinued its motors

Evinrude brand discontinued

by Editorial Staff | May 28, 2020

The parent company of Evinrude will stop making outboard motors to focus on its boat brands, Valcourt, Quebec-based Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) announced.

Ontario records for fish trophy

Two new Ontario records set

by Steve Galea | May 26, 2020

A giant yellow perch and a huge white bass were declared new provincial records in the Ontario OFAH Record fish registry in mid-February.

June solunar ruffed grouse dude

June 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2020

The solunar calendar for June 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

a perch in the depths

In deep with perch bites

by Luigi De Rose | May 7, 2020

Perch spend much of their lives in deep water, eating everything from larvae to minnows to crayfish. The key to catching them is finding their food source.

a series of hooks

To the point of sharpening

by Ayden Ricker-Held | May 4, 2020

Several tools will sharpen hooks. Files, stones, and motorized hones will all do the job, but like any tool, each has its pros and cons.

steelhead on the river

Dissecting the steelhead

by Paul Hurtubise | April 28, 2020

What makes steelhead such magnificent adversaries? The best way to find out just might be to take a closer look at how they’re built.