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fly casting

Fly fishing lesson: track your way to better casting

by Rick Whorwood | February 8, 2018

During the years I taught fly casting, I noticed a common trait among learners. Most had a difficult time tracking a straight line with their arm outside their body. My simple test of this ability…

SHOT Show 2018 Highlights

SHOT Show 2018: best in show

by Ray Blades | January 30, 2018

The SHOT Show was held again in January in Las Vegas. Managing Editor Ray Blades was in attendance to bring you back the latest and greatest new products from the hunting industry. Here are some of his new gear highlights.

May 2017 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | May 2, 2017

Get the dates in May when fish and wildlife are most likely to be active.

Herring crostini

Panfried lake herring crostinis

by Andrew Rochon | March 16, 2017

Lake herring (also called cisco) filets are pressed onto a thin slice of baguette and seared on both sides. These tasty appetizers go wonderfully with…

Migratory Birds

Proposed changes to Migratory Birds Regulations could end baiting

by Jeff Helsdon | January 20, 2017

Outdoor groups are encouraging waterfowlers to let their opinion be known on a proposal for Canada’s Migratory Birds Regulations that could end baiting.

grouse

Score: Grouse 2, Steve 0

by Steve Galea | November 28, 2016

Around here, an early season grouse hunt tends to be an exercise in futility.

August solunar

Federal Fisheries Act review closes for comment tomorrow

by Jeff Helsdon | November 24, 2016

Anglers and conservationists can have their ideas heard in a review of the federal Fisheries Act. The first phase of the two-phase consultation closes on Friday, Nov. 25.

ECO wants MNRF to step up

by Steve Galea | November 1, 2016

The new Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released her first annual Environmental Protection Report on October 26… it outlined her office’s concern for Ontario’s moose, bats, and amphibians…

August solunar

September Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | August 31, 2016

Get the best times to hunt and fish in Ontario.