My first all-terrain vehicle was a 1985 Honda 250 cc Big Red three-wheeler, and at that time I was the owner of one of the best machines around. It had power, shaft drive and fat flotation balloon tires.
Today I ride a new 650 cc with independent suspension, 2,500-pound Warn winch, on the fly... Read More
The best time of the year to share food is when we get to do so with family and friends. Times like Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and of course summer barbeques.
To some that may be the only time of the year, but to a lot of outdoorsmen this sharing escalates when the hunting season rolls... Read More
I can’t remember the last week of August being so hot.
I am not a hot-weather person. I do indeed enjoy the sun and 22 C temps, but when it hits in the upper 20s and lower 30s and the humidex is in the high 30s and low 40s, that`s when Mick shuts down his outside activity to enjoy some... Read More
If you’re an avid angler and hunter like I am, then you will undoubtedly see how many different seasons, limits and regulations there are for so many species of fish and animals.
There are even seasons in accordance to the type of firearm you use from compound bows, muzzleloaders, shotguns,... Read More
There have been a couple of news stories about people losing their lives in boating incidents this past May and June.
One particular incident north of Barrie, Ont. saw two young fellows in their early 20s run over a swimmer, killing them, near shore at a high rate of speed according to witnesses.... Read More
Every year around the end of June is when I realize summer has set in and is moving along very quickly.
Before we know it, we will be hearing the back to school commercials on the radio again and scraping frost off our windshields.
With the cold and rainy spring we have experienced... Read More
This is undoubtedly the time of the year where the makers of Deep Woods Off and Muskol pack the bank account.
Our provincial bird “The Mosquito” is healthy and thriving in Northwestern Ontario and I can attest to that after spending a day out on my property cutting grass and piling... Read More
What would a camping site be without a camp fire? Undoubtedly the number one thing we all anticipate when heading out into the wild and pitching a tent or setting up our RV is building the perfect camp fire to roast wieners, marshmallows and consume our favourite beverage.
Walk... Read More
According to major studies done in several universities across North America, walleyes smell and hear you. In fact they smell and hear you so much it could mean a really bad day of fishing if preventative actions are not taken.
With the opener of walleye season this weekend, it could well... Read More
April 1 was when this went to pen, and although its days later that you’re reading this, my chest waders and rainbow trout fishing gear is still waiting patiently in the corner of my office to be used.
I have to say I’m ready. I have cabin fever and am anticipating... Read More