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

deadstick rig in holder on bucket for ice fishing

Deadsticking more walleye

by Tim Allard | December 12, 2019

At least once every winter, a dead-stick rod saves my bacon and catches walleye uninterested in biting jigging lures. While soaking a minnow is a simple finesse approach, paying attention to details will boost success. Here is a rundown of the method.

angler holding trout while ice fishing

Hot ice fishing in the deep freeze near Manitouwadge

by James Smedley | December 10, 2019

James Smedley writes about great fishing during extreme cold temperatures, and the boreal generosity of an outfitter north of Manitouwadge.

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December 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | December 2, 2019

angler holding a walleye

Walleye still abundant in Lake Erie

by Jeff Helsdon | November 18, 2019

Initial trawling assessment results for 2019’s walleye hatch are the second highest on record, confirming Lake Erie’s continuing walleye abundance.

angler holding giant muskie in boat

Avoiding muskie mistakes

by Ben Beattie | November 14, 2019

Muskie are known as the fish of 10,000 casts, and for good reason — they’re hard to catch. Even when things go well, there is a thin margin between being a “zero” and a “hero.” When catching just one fish is the measure of success, even a small mistake can lead to failure and heartbreak.

hunter peering through binoculars

Survey participants could win $250 gift card

by OOD in partnership with Quebec Outfitters | November 1, 2019

Quebec Outfitters is offering a chance to win one of two $250 gift cards at Bass Pro Shop/Cabela's for completing a survey.

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November 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | October 31, 2019

Team Canada posing for team photo

Canada wins bass championship

by Steve Galea | October 22, 2019

Team Canada edged Team USA by 1/100th of an ounce to win gold at the 2019 Pan American Bass Championship held on Lake St. Francis near Cornwall late last week.

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.