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

Big-water salmon savvy

by John Kerr | August 8, 2019

August is the month that anglers will be plying western Lake Ontario for coho and chinook salmon. The fish, now approaching their top weights, are starting to school and home in on the parent streams where they were stocked.

Hydro dam possible cause of Ottawa fish deaths

by Jason Bain | August 7, 2019

A hydroelectric dam may be responsible for the deaths of thousands of fish that washed up on Ottawa River shorelines this summer.

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August 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | July 31, 2019

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Reduce your footprint in the backcountry

by Paul McCarney | July 29, 2019

We’re lucky to have access to publicly owned land for backcountry hunting, fishing, and camping opportunities. It’s important we remember...

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Toxic spill eyed as cause of dead fish in Ottawa River

by Jason Bain | July 22, 2019

A toxic spill is the most likely cause of death of hundreds of fish found in the Ottawa River earlier this month, local media reported.

Researcher working to cure "beaver fever"

by Jason Bain | July 19, 2019

There may someday be a cure for giardiasis – a common intestinal infection known for causing prolonged diarrhea, stomach cramps and fatigue frequently referred to as ‘beaver fever’ – thanks to the research of an Ontario scientist.

muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield

Muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield

by JP Bushey | July 18, 2019

When muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield - where some of the best muskie water on earth is found - it's as simple as working rocks, weeds, and depth.

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Rapala buys stake in 13 Fishing

by Jason Bain | July 15, 2019

The world’s largest fishing lure manufacturer has bought a minority stake in a fast-growing Clearwater, Florida-based rod and reel maker established in 2012.

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Dead fish in Ottawa River investigated

by Jason Bain | July 12, 2019

An investigation is underway after hundreds of dead fish were found in the Ottawa River east of the nation’s capital, according to local media.