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

Female Mallard Duck Flying Low Over the Trees

April 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | March 31, 2020

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

a man uses some bait spray

Fooling fish with scent

by Justin Hoffman | March 30, 2020

Science says fish scents work, and I’m a firm believer in adding an attractant to bait to lure fish in, make them bite, and have them hold on.

Great Lakes Chinook Salmon

The status of Great Lakes Chinook salmon

by Bob McGary | March 27, 2020

Chinook salmon, sometimes called king salmon, rapidly adapted to their new home and created a big-water fishing boom and a modern day sport fishing legacy.

a glass mug of hearty crappie chowder

Crappie chowder

by Andrew Rochon | March 26, 2020

Rich, creamy soup, loaded with corn and flaky crappie meat, what more could you want? Sunfish will work if you have a hard time finding crappie.

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In praise of hip waders

by Gord Ellis | March 18, 2020

To some anglers, hip waders are the ugly stepsister of chest waders, but to me, they’re the workhorses of the family.

Jeff Gustafson with large bass

Canadians make history at 2020 Bassmaster Classic

by Luigi De Rose | March 9, 2020

The 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk turned 50 this year and for the first time three Canadians took part in this Super Bowl of Bass Fishing.

a green ice hut on a lake

Ice hut removal dates loom

by Editorial Staff | March 6, 2020

With the end of ice fishing season drawing near, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is reminding anglers to plan to remove their ice huts.

angler holding rainbow trout

Tips for catching more rainbows

by Paul Hurtubise | March 5, 2020

Steelhead fishing is a great teacher. Good observation and an open mind will help you fill your bag of tricks along the journey.

Ask an expert: how to dispatch fish

by Editorial Staff | February 26, 2020

An expert provides recommendations on the most humane way to kill a fish prior to consumption, without contaminating the meat of the fish.