Guns & Gear

A cut above: Knife sharpening methods & products

by Ben Beattie | March 24, 2017

From filleting fish to field dressing animals to whittling sticks, knives play a big role in our outdoor pursuits…Here’s a breakdown of three sharpening methods and products that will ensure your knives are ready to work when called upon.

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5 Tips to keep hands and feet warm

by Justin Hoffman | February 1, 2017

There’s nothing worse than sitting stoic and still in a tree stand or on the frigid ice for hours on end. Here’s 5 ways to keep those fingers and toes warm and wiggling…

Inside SHOT Show 2017

by Emily Walsh | January 17, 2017

We’re taking you inside SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas with coverage on the latest gear and innovations.

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Ice fishing gear 2017- OOD’s new fave picks

by Tim Allard | November 4, 2016

If you’re looking for the latest in ice-fishing gear and tackle we’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our new favourites but to see the full list pick up the November/December issue of Ontario OUT of DOORS…

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Ground blind hunting: Top 5 set-up tips

by Tom Armstrong | October 6, 2016

Here are a few tips for more effective and comfortable hunting from ground blinds.

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Five key features to look for in a trail camera

by Justin Hoffman | September 29, 2016

For a hunter a trail camera is one of the most useful tools… but not all trail cameras are built the same.

Angling apps

8 Angling apps to reel in the big one

by Paul Hurtubise | September 19, 2016

We’ve looked into the fast evolving world of angling apps. Here are eight apps that will help you have a better day both on and off the water.

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Quiz: Name that trout lure

by Megan McPhaden | July 28, 2016

Think you have what it takes? Test your lure knowledge.


Catch your own bait

by Jeff Gustafson | July 25, 2016

Learn the best methods for catching your own live bait, your wallet will thank you.