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

Bass baits: four follow-ups you need

by Tim Allard | June 29, 2018

Who doesn’t love a topwater bite? But, bass sometimes miss surface lures. Anglers quick with follow-up bass baits still have a chance of hooking a fish...

July 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Amey Humphries | June 28, 2018

The solunar calendar for July 2018 is now available! Check when fish and wildlife are most likely to be active this month.

3 Ice baits to score more summer bass

by Luigi De Rose | June 15, 2018

Mopping, rapping, and heavy dunking...3 winning ways to ice summer bass! Here are three exceptional, though underused, ice fishing baits that perform...

June 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | June 1, 2018

The solunar calendar for June 2018 is now available! Check it for dates and times when wildlife is most likely to be active this month.

The Northern King is back

by OOD in partnership with Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. | June 1, 2018

In 1984, Patsy Distaffen created the original Northern King spoon. A tool and die specialist with Xerox and an avid hunter and fisherman, Patsy used his passion to found Northern King. He recognized the need for a trolling lure that wouldn’t spin while being trolled at higher speeds...

Fathers, family, and fishing

by OOD in partnership with Shimano | June 1, 2018

I’ve been fishing with my father since I could walk. I was fortunate to grow up around all kinds of neat rivers and streams, like the Grand River, that was just a bike ride away. Going through a box of pictures the other day...

DIY fishing hack: build a float

by Luigi De Rose | May 22, 2018

Making your own floats is a great DIY project that will provide you with customized floats you won’t find at your local tackle shop. Check out these step-by-step instructions and how-to video!

Jerkbait for walleye

by Ben Beattie | May 11, 2018

Casting jerkbaits for walleye wasn’t part of my game plan, but often anglers are forced to change when walleye are the target. So I jerked walleye.

Props to the topwater lure

by OOD in partnership with Lunkerhunt | May 9, 2018

Imagine a topwater lure that skims across the surface, churning water, gurgling, and splashing during the retrieve. On the pause, it floats, doing a deadly imitation of game fish forage, tempting even the most finicky fish.