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

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Lake trout genome mapped

by Jeff Helsdon | October 8, 2021

An advance in genetics will help scientists to better understand — and rehabilitate —Great Lakes lake trout.

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Lakers spawning in Lake Erie after 60 years

by Steve Galea | October 7, 2021

The discovery of wild lake trout fry in mid-May by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was confirmed in a press release.

Genetic mussel solution examined

by Jeff Helsdon | October 5, 2021

Two separate initiatives are examining methods of genetic control, which would target a specific invasive mussel species.

October 2021 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | September 30, 2021

The solunar calendar for October 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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Wetlands added to Greenbelt

by Editorial Staff | September 29, 2021

The province plans to add 46.5 hectares (115 acres) of wetlands connected to Bowmanville, Soper, and Wilmot creeks to the Greenbelt.

Falling for walleye: How to catch our favourite sport fish

by Gord Ellis | September 27, 2021

Autumn is one of the very best times of the year to catch walleye. The fish are plump from a summer of fattening up ,and, on most lakes, the angling traffic is all but gone.

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Pumpkinseed record confirmed

by Steve Galea | September 21, 2021

Ontario has a new pumpkinseed record at 10.8 inches long and with a 12-inch girth, DNA testing that began in 2018 has confirmed.

Warming water not good for fish

by Jeff Helsdon | September 14, 2021

Climate change doesn't bode well for fish, researcher warns, as fish are losing habitat space at the bottom of lakes.

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Learning about the Wolverine

by Jason Bain | September 13, 2021

It wasn’t until my son Joseph and I were plying the weed-choked Scugog River just north of Lindsay during the this year’s bass opener that I really fully appreciated our newly refurbished Wolverine canoe.