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 the fish strikes your offering. But then…nothing. Why? Because you never learned how to properly...

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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?

If you do a lot of fishing in water less than 12 feet deep, you should consider a relatively new piece of gear to hit the angling scene: the...

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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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Walleye tournament tricks

Walleye tournament tricks

For a successful walleye opener, this father-daughter fishing duo sticks to a winning formula

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