Three summer getaways

  Jackson Lake Nestled within central Alberta’s Lakeland Provincial Park, Jackson Lake offers great fishing for northern pike, perch and walleye. One of five lakes on a multi-day canoe circuit, it’s a remote yet accessible destination for...

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Secrets of setting the hook with a fly rod

Secrets of setting the hook with a fly rod

So you’ve got the hang of casting, studied fly patterns and learned how to read the water and present your fly. Finally, it all comes together when...

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How to troll from a canoe

How to troll from a canoe

Not only is Ottawa’s Stephen Molson an accomplished fisherman, he’s also helping other anglers via his hobby of mapping backcountry lakes. An IT...

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Do you need a shallow water anchor?

Do you need a shallow water anchor?

This piece of gear is ideal for anglers who regularly fish in water less than 12 feet deep

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East-west salmon

East-west salmon

A mix of Asian and Canadian tastes for your summer catch

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How to target hard-fighting shad

How to target hard-fighting shad

For this Down East fishery, late spring is prime time

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The wet-fly swing: a simple and classic fly fishing technique

The wet-fly swing: a simple and classic fly fishing technique

Try this cast for a fast, efficient way to cover large sections of river

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OC Outdoors: A steelhead adventure on Vancouver Island

OC Outdoors: A steelhead adventure on Vancouver Island

Associate editor Scott Gardner fishes B.C. for the first time. Here’s why he’ll be going back—soon

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How to properly handle and photograph fish

How to properly handle and photograph fish

Tips to make sure your catch lives on to be caught another day

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Steelhead secret

Steelhead secret

For aggressive pre-spawn steelhead, nothing beats casting crankbaits to guarantee non-stop action

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Targeting largemouth bass in heavy cover and shallow water

Targeting largemouth bass in heavy cover and shallow water

To target undercover bass, learn to flip, and pitch like a pro.

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How to take the best fish photos possible

How to take the best fish photos possible

In the world of catch-and-release fishing, a good photograph can capture the moment-of-a-lifetime, whether it’s a first fish, a personal best or a new record

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Best drive-to hot spots in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

Best drive-to hot spots in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

Outdoor Canada field editors, contributors and staff share their favourite angling destinations you can reach by road

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Nice markings

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Proper C&R works!

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My biggest mirror carp

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Quebec eye

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