Bass, walleye, trout — no matter what you’re fishing, Ontario OUT of DOORS has the latest tips and tricks.

Jim McLaughlin FEAT

McLaughlin honoured by Hall of Fame

by Justin Hoffman | March 31, 2023

“Big Jim” McLaughlin is the latest recipient of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame (BFHOF)’s Meritorious Service Award.


April 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | March 29, 2023

The April 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Jeff Gustafson Bassmaster Classic

Gustafson first Canadian to win Bassmaster Classic

by Luigi De Rose | March 27, 2023

BASS Elite pro Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson offered a rather Canadian comparison after winning the Super Bowl of bass fishing.

Lindy Rig

Boating floor-hugging walleye

by Tim Allard | March 23, 2023

Any walleye angler worth their salt knows the fondness these fish have for the bottom. Here are three bottom-dragging sinker combinations.

Sam Boucha lake trout

Giant lake trout iced

by Justin Hoffman | March 22, 2023

A morning full of mishaps ended with a monstrously large lake trout in the hands of Red Lake resident Sam Boucha.

bait trap

Fixing new bait rules

by Ray Blades | March 16, 2023

In case you haven't heard, the Ministry implemented a new Bait Management Strategy (BMS) at the start of 2022.

Fly Fishing At The Soo

Fly fishing in The Soo

by Ray Blades | March 13, 2023

Fly fishing for steelhead, Atlantic salmon, and resident rainbow trout on the St. Marys River with OOD Editor/Associate Publisher Ray Blades.

April 2023 cover Feat

April 2023 digital issue available

by Editorial Staff | March 10, 2023

OOD's April 2023 enhanced digital issue is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

Muskie Killer

Speed spinning for muskie

by JP Bushey | March 9, 2023

Very few things in muskie fishing are set in stone. However, high-speed fishing, especially trolling, works.