Guns & Gear

survival tools

Survival tools you need to pack

by Pamela Pal | November 24, 2017

If you’re heading into the wilderness, what survival tools should you take? It depends. Are you planning a typical day trip of hunting or fishing?

tree stand

Tree stand placement basics

by Steve Galea | October 25, 2017

A tree stand is one of the bowhunter’s most important tools. Sit quietly in one that is in the right place and you’ll see deer and have shot opportunities. Place one thoughtlessly and you’ll enjoy nothing but solitude.

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Long-range hunting

by Linda K. Miller & Keith A. Cunningham | October 17, 2017

So, you’ve been watching hunting shows on TV and you’d like to try a bit of long-range hunting?… Here’s what you need to know before you take that long-range shot…

multiple firearms

Ask a C.O. – Carrying multiple firearms

by Emily Walsh | October 13, 2017

We are often asked about the use of multiple firearms when hunting. So we’ve rounded up some of our most helpful question and answers from our “Ask a C.O.” section of the magazine.  

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2017-2018 Hunting ammo gear guide

by Jeff Helsdon | October 2, 2017

We’re giving you an inside look at the 2017-2018 Hunting Gear Guide, with our ammo section. To get the full guide on shotguns, rifles, and bows, pick up your copy of the 2017-2018 Hunting Annual on newsstands now…

ready your bow

4 Steps to keep your bow in top shape

by Paul McCarney | September 26, 2017

In addition to regular practice, it’s important to be sure your equipment is functioning properly. Here are steps you should take before heading out to ensure your bow is ready.

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Travel tips for air-bound hunters

by April Scott-Clarke | September 22, 2017

If you plan on travelling by plane to fill your game tags, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has some travel tips and advice that will make travelling easier and getting to your destination faster.

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DIY: Get that rod cork clean

by Justin Hoffman | September 14, 2017

As anglers, we subject our fishing rods to a fair amount of abuse…. Dirty rod cork got you down? Here’s a quick and easy fix.

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5 Walleye hooks you need

by Tim Allard | August 25, 2017

Don’t leave the launch without these hooks in your tackle bag when chasing ‘eyes.