Blogs

Limits

Setting your own limits

by Steve Galea | January 9, 2018

Of course, the decision to limit what you take is a personal one, but I’m proud to say I see hunters and anglers set personal limits all the time… do right by the areas you hunt and odds are good, you’ll continue to have fine opportunities in seasons to come.

unpredictability

The sheer unpredictability of hunting

by Gord Ellis | December 19, 2017

One of the great challenges of hunting, and perhaps the thing that draws so many of us back to the pursuit, is its unpredictability. There is almost nothing you can guarantee when it comes to the pursuit of a truly wild animal…

hunting traditions

A season of hunting traditions

by Steve Galea | December 11, 2017

There is a sense of comfort in all of these hunting traditions, because for the most part, our hunting grounds have not changed in all that time.

PFD

My inflatable PFD adventures

by Gord Ellis | December 1, 2017

I’ve been a fan of wearing an inflatable personal flotation device (PFD) for at least a decade, likely longer. Before that, I’d worn a variety of PFDs…

Trail Cam Photo Contest 2017

by Emily Walsh | November 23, 2017

Thank you to all entrants! See our 25 finalists below and vote for your favourite. The three winners will be announced Dec. 1. You can vote once a day and voting will be open…

Handcrafted fly reels of Wayne Petrevan

by Ray Blades | November 15, 2017

I absolutely love handcrafted tackle, whether it’s bamboo fly rods, reels, hooks, leather fly wallets, or flies. But what draws me to craftsmanship is the ownership of what they do. These are makers that are producing parts of themselves…

fall hunt foliage

A fall hunt foiled by foliage

by Steve Galea | October 10, 2017

The early opening of the small game season this year in my area is something I was grateful for. But honestly, I will be far happier hunting during the end of the season. The reason is foliage.

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A bass tournament with my boy

by Gord Ellis | September 19, 2017

I have two boys and both have grown up fishing, hunting, and playing outdoors with their old man… Austin has proven to be a very good tournament fishing partner…

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The new kit in town

by Steve Galea | July 27, 2017

On the weekend, I sold five firearms – and, believe me, it was painful. It was for good reason, however; you see I wasn’t using them as much as I used to. I used the money from the sale to buy a top-of-the line pre-charged pneumatic air rifle.