Ontario OUT of DOORS Assistant Editor Steve Galea brings you his experiences in the outdoors, including quirky characters and situations you wouldn’t believe unless you were there (and maybe not even then).

booby lure

My problem with boobies

by Steve Galea | April 14, 2016

I’ve never fished the booby fly, but I have read a lot about them. They say these flies can be deadly...

camp cooking

A matter of taste

by Steve Galea | February 24, 2016

I guess it was just about a week ago that the subject of my camp cooking reared its ugly head once again.

White hare

Timing can work for and against your target

by Steve Galea | November 24, 2015

Lack of snow a benefit to hare hunter; not so much for the rabbit

Busy season

Busy season if you hunt and fish

by Steve Galea | September 29, 2015

I’ve got broadheads to sharpen, decoys to rig, flies to tie and a few more arrows to make


Getting to know a new bow

by Steve Galea | August 4, 2015

Making room for one more in a relationship

Haliburton fishing

What fishing is all about

by Steve Galea | June 9, 2015

Brotherhood forged over a lifetime

broken arrow

What to do with a broken arrow

by Steve Galea | April 14, 2015

Something even Robin Hood would be proud of

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The Valentine's edition

by Steve Galea | February 18, 2015

Oh, I know that, as you read this, it isn’t technically Valentine’s Day any longer. But, if you’re like me, you’re probably still ducking the fallout.

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Steve Galea gets in the jam

by Steve Galea | January 5, 2015

I’m calling this space Blogjam because I expect it to be like the logjams I frequently encounter while fishing, hunting or paddling.