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

Leamington Perch

Western Lake Erie: good bet for perch

by Jeff Helsdon | April 1, 2013

Rigged and ready for perch, we’re heading for Grubb’s Reef, a shoal off Point Pelee where 10-foot shallows rise from the surrounding 30-plus foot depths...

panfish - a man holding a sunfish

Drop moves for panfish

by Tim Allard | April 1, 2012

When it comes to piquing panfish interest, a bait's motion must have an attractive action, but also be an easy target. Regardless of the style of lure, paying attention to its sinking speed will increase your catch.

Sighting in on bluegills

by Tim Allard | March 1, 2009

Many of us got hooked on fishing because of sunfish, and the start of the open water season is the perfect time to rekindle your relationship with them. I particularly like spring bluegill fishing.

8-year-old Kolton's first time ice fishing for perch on beautiful Lake Simcoe

Photo Friday - April 18

by Editorial Staff | April 17, 2008

Ready to kiss the ice and snow goodbye? We're not too sure 8-year-old Kolton is. He had a great time ice fishing for perch on Lake Simcoe this winter.