From must–have tackle to safe release, Ontario OUT of DOORS experts share their muskie knowledge.

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Oddball colours that seal the muskie deal

by Gord Ellis | October 10, 2018

It seems there’s no end to the colour combinations we’re presenting to muskie these days, and no reason to think that will change any time soon...

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Muskie tackle must-haves

by Ben Beattie | June 28, 2016

Tackle muskie with gear advice from OOD's Ben Beattie who shares his favourites for landing the big one.

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Muskie kickoff

by Ben Beattie | June 16, 2016

The muskie opener is the day I look forward to most each year. Catching these fish delivers a rush like nothing else on the water.

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Muskie season opens in several FMZs this weekend

by Megan McPhaden | June 10, 2015

Find out if your Fisheries Management Zone is open for muskie season

Photo by Alyssa Lloyd

Pike do not discriminate

by Guest Author | May 14, 2015

Northern pike season set to open in central Ontario this weekend


Flat Out Awesome Lures

by JP Bushey | October 27, 2014

Understand the finer points of flat to land more fish with teeth this fall.

Ottawa River

Ottawa's urban angling

by Guest Author | September 11, 2013

World-class fishing can be found in the Ottawa River, Rideau River and Rideau Canal.

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Lure pike with more than red and white

by Drew Myers | August 14, 2013

Anglers should consider some of these colour patterns.

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The only 3 muskie baits you need

by Ben Beattie | May 14, 2013

Muskie anglers are notorious for stockpiling tackle—more than what they need.