Big game, small game, upland, or waterfowl, Ontario OUT of DOORS brings you the latest tips and tricks.

January 2019

January 2019 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | January 8, 2019

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

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Moose draw system coming under review

by Lezlie Goodwin | November 23, 2018

The Ontario government has announced its intention to improve the moose draw process...


Don’t discount drives for a fulfilling moose hunt

by Drew Myers | November 8, 2018

Pushing moose out of hiding and toward spots where your hunting party is posted can be amazingly effective when conditions are right and the hunt is well...

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Setting up for better upland shots

by Steve Galea | October 15, 2018

For most upland grouse hunters, an ideal day afield would include many flushes — the more, the merrier, in fact. I don’t see it exactly that way.

OUT of DOORS Profile - Dean Brody

by Jeff Helsdon | October 11, 2018

While some singer-songwriters shy away from their love of the outdoors, fishing and hunting are recurring themes in the music of Canadian country music star Dean Brody...

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DIY moose decoy

by Editorial Staff | October 5, 2018

This great DIY project was submitted by one of our readers, Grant Morgan from Stayner. The decoy fits in a large freezer bag and weighs just a couple of pounds.

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DIYs to improve your deer property

by Angelo Lombardo | June 19, 2018

The most exciting part about my rural home is that I can hunt and live there. Here are some tools and strategies I’m using to ensure its deer property too

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Are pressured turkeys smarter than others?

by Jeff Helsdon | May 16, 2018

Are pressured turkeys smarter than others? A study out of the University of Georgia determined that hunters have an effect on turkey behaviour.

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6 Deer hunting reminders to keep in your sights

by April Scott-Clarke | November 8, 2017

As rifle season opens for deer hunters across the province, visions of venison steaks and stews can start to make the mind wander. Before you head to camp or pull the trigger, glance over these safety tips and regulation reminders to keep yourself focused, safe, and within the rules.