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March 2024 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | February 22, 2024

The March 2024 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Ellis inducted into Canadian Angler Hall of Fame

by Jason Bain | February 17, 2024

For Ontario OUT of DOORS (OOD) Senior Editor Gord Ellis, being inducted into the Canadian Angler Hall of Fame was like being added to a Canuck Mount Rushmore.

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Free fishing returns for Family Day weekend

by Editorial Staff | February 15, 2024

Enjoy the outdoors for Family Day weekend with free fishing. Go fishing anywhere in Ontario without a licence or Outdoors Card.

Toronto Sportsmen's Show returns for 76th year

by Editorial Staff | February 12, 2024

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show is returning for its 76th instalment and will take place from March 14-17 at the International Centre in Mississauga.

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2024 Fishing Annual available

by Editorial Staff | February 9, 2024

OOD's 2024 Fishing Annual enhanced digital issue is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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New methods of keeping grass carp at bay

by Jeff Helsdon | January 30, 2024

A study is aiming to look at methods to keep grass carp from spawning in Lake Erie’s Sandusky River.

COs issue ice fishing safety reminder

by Editorial Staff | January 26, 2024

With the late start to ice fishing season, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is urging anglers to use caution when heading out this winter.

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February 2024 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | January 24, 2024

The February 2024 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

A waterfowl by any other name

by Jeff Helsdon | January 16, 2024

The American Ornithological Society will be renaming any bird species named after a person. It will affect three species of waterfowl.