Based in Edmonton, Outdoor Canada's longtime hunting editor Ken Bailey has hunted every major Canadian game animal, in every corner of the country. For many years, he’s shared his deep knowledge of game behaviour, and wide expertise with all manner of firearms with OC's readers. His work has been recognized numerous times by both the Outdoor Writers of Canada and the National Magazine Awards. Ken is a committed conservationist, dedicated to habitat preservation, sustainable harvests, and passing along our hunting heritage to the next generation. He's also an avid fly fisherman, and a pretty darn good game chef.
Recent Articles and Blog Posts
A buyer’s guide: How to find the perfect waterfowl shotgun
Want to get excited about waterfowling during the winter off-season? Go shotgun shopping. After all, the process brings with it the promise of exciting days afield while rekindling memories of hunts past. And, of course, you get...
Top tips to properly mount a riflescope
Modern rifles and scopes are accurate, durable and dependable—seldom will either fail you in the field. The Achilles’ heel, if there is one, is the connection between the two, with scope-mounting failures accounting for more...
Grill moose tenderloin over an open fire
The problem with getting older is that along with the wisdom you presumably acquire, a certain lack of motivation seems to tag along for the ride. I’ve noticed that about my big-game hunting in the last few years. There was a...
The yuck factor
As I looked on, a young white-tailed buck repeatedly walked in circles. It was hunting season, and I was keen to fill my deer tag, but the animal was clearly afflicted with some ailment. I decided to shoot the buck and take the...
Late-season whitetail tactics
There’s no denying it: The late season can be the most challenging time for hunters still looking to score on a mature buck. It’s certainly nothing like the height of the fall rut, when the survival instincts that so carefully...