Guns & Gear

DIY Rain Gear

DIY rain gear refresh

by Tim Allard | May 16, 2017

Get your rain gear back into top shape with a quick clean and a waterproofing treatment.

tackle management

Fishing tackle management trends and tips

by Tim Allard | April 5, 2017

Plenty is new when it comes to bags and boxes for keeping baits protected and organized. Here are a few tackle management trends & tips for keeping gear tidy.

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.

ice fishing accessories

6 Ice fishing accessories you need to pack

by Bob McGary | February 17, 2017

These six accessories are light and compact to carry. Mix and match… and the result will be greater success on even the most challenging days on the ice.

warm tips - hunter

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…


DIY spoon modification for jigging success

by JP Bushey | February 1, 2017

I love taking perfectly good lures and altering them to make them better… the one I’m sharing is liquid dynamite for all major winter species.

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.

gear - clam feature

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…

ground blind tips

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.