No Trespassing Bylaw closes causeway to anglers

by Emily Walsh | December 6, 2017

A decision made by Peterborough County Council will have ramifications for anglers in the area. In a County Council meeting on Dec. 6 the council approved a No-Trespassing Bylaw for the James A. Gifford causeway…

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Strike King acquired by Lew’s

by Steve Galea | November 10, 2017

Strike King, one of the fishing industry’s most iconic brands, has been acquired by Lew’s, a holding corporation that also owns Mr. Crappie, Hunter’s Specialties, and Buck Bomb.

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30 Dead ducks found on Woodbine Beach

by Emily Walsh | November 7, 2017

On the morning of November 5, 30 dead ducks and one dead heron were found on Woodbine Beach. Toronto Animal Services have since removed them…

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UPDATE – MNRF in possession of cougar carcass found near Thunder Bay

by Gord Ellis | November 2, 2017

UPDATE – DNA testing of the Thunder Bay-area cougar carcass, completed by the US Forest Service, has determined, with 95% certainty, that the cougar’s genetics were most closely related to individuals from the region of…

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New Canadian 5-bass tournament record

by Luigi De Rose | October 30, 2017

“In it to win it!” is Matt Belzil’s mantra. He and tournament partner Jason Clay did just that with a historic 31.84-pound limit of five bass at the 2017 Jack Link’s Lake Simcoe Open out of Orillia…

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Navionics acquired by Garmin

by Emily Walsh | October 27, 2017

Garmin has announced their acquisition of Navionics, a provider of marine electronic navigation charts and mobile applications.

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Epic moose-wolf battle captured on video

by April Scott-Clarke | October 20, 2017

He was on his way back to his camp when he saw something streak into the water, so he moved the drone back in. It was a wolf going after the moose…watch the video!

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Gord Ellis to be inducted into Fishing Hall of Fame

by Emily Walsh | October 6, 2017

Ontario OUT of DOORS (OOD) Senior Editor Gord Ellis recently learned he is going to be one of the latest inductees into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wisconsin.

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Thornbury dam failure causes fish kill

by Steve Galea | October 4, 2017

A power outage on September 29 that affected the Town of Blue Mountain for seven to eight hours was also responsible for a major failure at the Thornbury dam on the Beaver River. It caused a malfunction, which…