No matter the conditions, whether you’re on ice or open water, reel in more panfish with Ontario OUT of DOORS tips and tricks.

Perch perception

by Jeff Gustafson | November 30, 2023

Pro angler Jeff Gustafson writes about his attitude adjustment when it came to these undervalued panfish, plus what bait to use, and where to find them.

Lake Erie perch quotas down

by Jeff Helsdon | July 13, 2021

Lake Erie commercial and recreational anglers saw a decrease in Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for perch when the Lake Erie Committee (LEC), composed of fishery managers from both sides of the lake, announced new quotas in late March.

Pan-seared perch with green peas and mint

by Andrew Rochon | March 16, 2021

Although scaling perch can sometimes be a messy and daunting task, the result is a delicious, and crispy skin.

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4 Plastics to catch more panfish on ice

by Tim Allard | January 19, 2017

Tim Allard shares fours soft plastics that are essential baits for ice fishing crappie, perch, and sunfish.

Five floats to fit your panfish needs

by Justin Hoffman | September 20, 2016

Not all floats are created equal. Here's a sample of what to stock in your panfish box.

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The spring approach to Long Point Bay

by Carrie Cartwright | May 22, 2015

Plenty of perch and pike if you know where to look

crappie fishing

Spring crappies - when the wind can be your friend

by Bruce Ranta | May 11, 2015

Coping with conditions can be key to fishing success


Master Your Cast

by Tim Allard | August 8, 2014

Go further and hit your target with these tips.

ice baits - There's a large assortment of tiny jigs that will entice winter panfish.

Itty-bitty ice baits for panfish

by Tim Allard | January 25, 2014

From tiny tungsten jigs to micro plastics, these itty-bitty baits deliver high fish-catching value when seeking panfish.