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

DIY cured eggs

DIY trout fishing hack: cured eggs

by Luigi De Rose | April 17, 2018

Making your own gear has it rewards, especially when a fresh chrome trout yanks it down. Check out these step-by-step instructions for DIY cured eggs that will be sure to put a trout on your line.

Spring splake

Ice out spring splake

by Ben Beattie | March 22, 2018

Ontario is dotted with lakes stocked with splake. These hard fighting, great eating fish provide excellent angling opportunities, particularly early in the springtime. Combining the right location with the right presentation will get results.


5 Must-have lure styles for winter walleye

by Tim Allard | March 15, 2018

You don’t need a huge collection of ice fishing lures to catch walleye. In fact, all you need are a couple baits... and you’ll be setting hooks all day long.

fly casting

Fly fishing lesson: track your way to better casting

by Rick Whorwood | February 8, 2018

During the years I taught fly casting, I noticed a common trait among learners. Most had a difficult time tracking a straight line with their arm outside their body. My simple test of this ability...


Keep your ice action hot during the deep-freeze

by JP Bushey | January 23, 2018

Mobility, gear performance, and fish activity levels are all impacted by frigid conditions. Want to keep your ice game hot when the mercury really drops this winter? Try these tips.

Bluegills - Boshold

Expert tips to ice big bluegills

by Tim Allard | January 4, 2018

Want to catch giant bluegills? These tips will help... Locating and catching trophy bluegills will test an angler’s ice-fishing chops.

docks fishing

Don't discount docks once the leaves drop

by Justin Hoffman | October 24, 2017

Boat docks can be hot even if the water temperature is not... how many of you fish docks once the leaves begin to drop? Give these six tips a go this season to see why you should be.

fishing guides

A changing world for fishing guides

by Mike Beaudin | August 29, 2017

Competing against anglers equipped with the latest in fish-finding technology, guides can no longer rely on years of experience to attract business.

5 walleye hooks

5 Walleye hooks you need

by Tim Allard | August 25, 2017

Don’t leave the launch without these hooks in your tackle bag when chasing ‘eyes.