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

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Fishing, hunting groups form collaborative

by Editorial Staff | September 10, 2019

Twelve fishing and hunting organizations from across Canada have joined forces for a new initiative called the National Fishing and Hunting Collaborative (NFHC).

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September 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | August 30, 2019

The solunar calendar for September 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

OOD pros' fishing boats

by Ben Beattie | August 27, 2019

Seven Ontario OUT of DOORS contributors, editors and tournament anglers talk about their fishing rigs and why they love them so much.

Scientists study giant Lake Erie algal bloom

by Jason Bain | August 20, 2019

A giant algal bloom growing on western Lake Erie could threaten recreational and commercial fisheries if the right action isn’t taken, an Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) wildlife fisheries biologist said.

Balancing bass seasons

by Shaun Fernandes | August 19, 2019

Early-season fishing could be hindering nesting smallmouth bass spawning in Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 20, which includes the Canadian side of Lake Ontario, but opinions vary on a possible solution.

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

The solunar calendar for August 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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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...