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

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Learn to Fish program expanding

by Editorial Staff | June 20, 2024

The province is expanding its Learn to Fish program by adding locations, offering more mobile sessions, and providing 2,700 new spots.

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Respecting barometer bugs

by Larry Mellors | June 19, 2024

Conservationist Larry Mellors discusses how aquatic bugs are the bioindicators of the overall condition of freshwater ecosystems.

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Leeching for walleye

by Tim Allard | June 17, 2024

Tim Allard discusses the merits of leeching for walleye and the unique advantages offered by live vs artificial baits.

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Seeking summer splake

by Lonnie King | June 6, 2024

Even experienced anglers often need to take a second look to accurately identify splake, being that they're a hybrid.

bass june 2024 solunar

June 2024 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | May 28, 2024

The June 2024 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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Tackling southern Ontario’s newest bass season

by Luigi De Rose | May 28, 2024

Depending on ice-out, FMZ 20’s early bass season can be short, but also amazing. It’s time to seek out this new adventure.

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Ask an expert: what are your favourite bass baits?

by Editorial Staff | May 22, 2024

Whether I’m fishing on Lake of the Woods or out on the Bassmaster Elite Series, these five baits are tied on a rod in my boat at all times.

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Knowing your bait

by Matthew Robbins | May 14, 2024

Live bait continues to be a great tool for anglers, but bait buckets provide one of the easiest ways for harmful invasive species to spread.

Floats help steelhead fishing

Choosing the right float

by Paul Hurtubise | May 6, 2024

When steelhead fishing, which float to use when and in which conditions, can be a conundrum. There are really only two things to remember...