From trophy fish to the best baits, Ontario OUT of DOORS has the salmon fishing advice you need.

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Electronic must-haves for salmon

by Bob McGary | August 14, 2020

Electronics are an integral part of every angler’s presentation for Great Lakes salmon. Choosing the right unit, however, requires a bit of research.

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Dissecting the steelhead

by Paul Hurtubise | April 28, 2020

What makes steelhead such magnificent adversaries? The best way to find out just might be to take a closer look at how they’re built.

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The status of Great Lakes Chinook salmon

by Bob McGary | March 27, 2020

Chinook salmon, sometimes called king salmon, rapidly adapted to their new home and created a big-water fishing boom and a modern day sport fishing legacy.

Steelhead and fisherman

Depth, movement, visibility mantra for steelhead success

by Paul Hurtubise | October 10, 2019

Contributor Paul Hurtubise explains how DMV (depth, movement, visibility) is also a mantra for steelhead-rigging success.

Big-water salmon savvy

by John Kerr | August 8, 2019

August is the month that anglers will be plying western Lake Ontario for coho and chinook salmon. The fish, now approaching their top weights, are starting to school and home in on the parent streams where they were stocked.

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New Ontario Record Coho

by Barney Moorhouse | June 11, 2014

This angler knew it was a potential record fish.

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Coho: down but not out

by Bob McGary | April 1, 2013

Seeking silver in Ontario waters

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Boating fussy chinooks with cut bait

by Lonnie King | June 1, 2012

Sometimes, cut bait is the only answer.

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Get more trout and salmon action

by Bob McGary | April 1, 2012

It’s opening day of trout season, the last Saturday in April, on Ontario’s tributaries. For the first time in over 40 years, I’m not on a river, but I am fishing, from a boat, only a few hundred yards out from Jordan Harbour on western Lake Ontario....

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