Whether you’re new to the world of fly fishing or a seasoned pro, Ontario OUT of DOOR’S experts share their know-how for every skill level.

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A Novice's Guide to Fly Fishing

by Ray Blades | June 26, 2014

It's much more than tweed jackets and ascots.

Ontario West Coat Steelhead

Steelheading Ontario’s West Coast

by Dan Kennaley | November 13, 2013

Make the most out of Lake Huron’s tributaries.

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DIY: flies for rainbow trout

by Dan Kennaley | November 13, 2013

Two great options for steelheading Ontario's West Coast.

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Big flies for big pike

by Dan Kennaley | June 1, 2013

You don't need to strong arm pike to trigger a strike.

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The truth about trout lies

by Dan Kennaley | April 24, 2013

Knowing what makes a good trout hangout is half the battle.

Adams Dry Fly

The Adams family

by Dan Kennaley | June 1, 2012

After almost a century, the trout world’s most ubiquitous pattern is still going strong and multiplying.


Fly fishing and the Group of Seven

by Dan Kennaley | April 1, 2012

Matching the hatch before their time.

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Fly fishing tips for bass anglers

by Dan Kennaley | May 1, 2009

Catching bass on the surface by fly fishing involves two strategies. One involves imitating insects such as damselflies, mayflies, and caddis flies. The other revolves around hard-head bugs, such as poppers, similar flies, and hair bugs.

Rade caught this 9.5 pound steelhead on a homemade stone fly in Bowmanville Creek this past week. “It was a hard day of fishing. I caught a couple small guys and then that big one hit when I wasn't paying attention,” he said.

Photo Friday - December 6

by Editorial Staff | December 6, 2008

He caught this steelhead when he "wasn't paying attention."