Outdoor Column

A weekly feature with Outdoor Columnist Gord Ellis. Thursdays at 8:15 on Superior Morning.

Outdoor Column - Camo Formal Wear

On the Outdoor column, we hear about a new company from Thunder Bay that's marketing a line of camo formal wear. Yes, you heard right, camouflage formal wear.

Outdoor Column - Repellant

There is a new book out called, The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook, Hunting From the Heart. Our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis speaks to the author, Miles Olson.

Outdoor Column - Repellant

Mosquitoes, black flies, and other biting bugs...Oh My. Our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis has some tales and tips for dealing with insects when heading outdoors.

Outdoor Column - Fishing Vest

Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is on the road this morning in search of Lake Superior steelhead. We find out why he thinks the run is so late this year.

Outdoor Column - Steelhead

Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is on the road this morning in search of Lake Superior steelhead. We find out why he thinks the run is so late this year.

Outdoor Column - Victoria Day

The long weekend is just around the corner, but will your favourite fishing lake be open? Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis will have some information about a few of the more popular waterways in the Northwest.

Outdoor Column - Moose Antlers

On this week's outdoor column, Gord Ellis will introduce us to a Thunder Bay based Anishinawbe artist who does unique and amazing moose antler carvings.

Outdoor Column - Waders

If you are a stream fisherman or smelt dipper, waders are an important part of your apparel. Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is here with the good, bad, and ugly.

Outdoor Column - Walleye

We are quickly approaching the opener for walleye fishing in this region. Thousands of people will be taking to the rivers and lakes in the Northwest. Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis with some of the tips he shared at Walleye fishing seminar in Thunder Bay.

Outdoor Column - Fishing

The persistent cold this spring is making many of the people who love to fish in the northwest a little bit crazy. However, this also affords the angler some time to organize the boat and tackle a bit, or perhaps, read a book. To help the fishing crazed readers of the northwest Simon and Schuster has re-released a very popular fishing manual, that's been retooled for the Canadian market.

Outdoor Column - Spring

Could spring finally, really be here? We will get an investigative, in the field report, from our Outdoor columnist.

Outdoor Column - Antlers

What do you get when you mix moose and deer antlers..with some very avid weavers? Our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis has the answer to that riddle.

Outdoor Column - Fish Fry

On the Outdoor column, we will drop in on a northwestern Ontario fish fry, done by some truly experienced experts in the field.

Outdoor Column - Ice Fishing Adventure

Our Outdoor columnist, Gord Ellis, is starting an ice fishing adventure in Sioux Lookout. We check in with him to see if he has found any sign of spring in that neck of the woods.

Outdoor Column - Deer

It's not just people who are having a hard time with this winter. It looks like the Northwest deer herd is heading for a big drop due to the extreme weather.

Outdoor Column - Quakes

When it comes to northwestern Ontario we are on solid ground. We'd like to think the Canadian Shield is a literal shield against the sudden and violent shaking caused by earthquakes.However, as we will hear from our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis, there are times when the unexpected does happen.

Outdoor Column - Decoys

On the Outdoor column, we meet a young woman and visual artist who has a passion for carving hunting decoys.

Outdoor Column - Cookbook

On the Outdoor column, Gord Ellis tells us about a wild game cookbook tailor-made for Northwestern Ontario.

Outdoor Column - Mobility

Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis tells us about a device that's helping some outdoor enthusiasts with severe mobility issues enjoy the woods, beaches, and streams.

Outdoor Column - Sportsman Show

Our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is in the wilds of Toronto taking part in the 67th annual Toronto Sportsman's Show.

Outdoor Column - Squeers Lake

We hear about one of the most popular winter angling events in the northwest, Squeers Lake.

Outdoor Column - Beast Feast

Our Outdoor column Gord Ellis tells us how a few of his family and friends enjoy an annual wild game dinner - and roast - called the Beast Feast.

Outdoor Column - OWAA

On the outdoor column, Gord Ellis will tell us about a new angling association aimed specifically at women.

Outdoor Column - Lures

From the Swedish Pimple to the Chubby Darter, our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis tells us about some of his favourite ice fishing lures - old and new.

Outdoor Column - Staying Warm

If you can't beat it, join it. Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis has some tips to stay warm when you are out in the cold this winter.

Outdoor Column - Measuring Moose and Deer Racks

The hunting season is over, but the antler measuring has begun. Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis has that story.

Outdoor Column - Holidays

It's an annual tradition during the holiday season. Gord Ellis, our Outdoor columnist, goes in search for the CBC Christmas tree in Thunder Bay.

Outdoor Column - Christmas

What do you get the outdoor person who has everything for Christmas? Our outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is in this morning with a few gift ideas.

Outdoor Column - Ice Fishing

Believe it or not, there are people ice fishing already in the northwest. Our Outdoor columnist talks about first ice and the need for safety.

Outdoor Column - Woman Hunt Club

Hunting in northwestern Ontario is not just a man's world. On the Outdoor column we will meet a Thunder Bay woman who is a keen hunter and the member of a woman's-only hunt club.

Outdoor Column - Deer Stand

Tree stand danger! Hunter and writer Scott Smith tells Gord Ellis how a tree stand nearly cost him his life.

Outdoor Column - Deer

Oh dear, the rut is on and our Outdoor columnist Gord Ellis is in the woods tracking down deer.

Outdoor Column - Camping

Outdoor Columnist Gord Ellis goes camping.. in October.. Really!

Outdoor Column - Rehab

Our Outdoor columist Gord Ellis revisits tiny Kama Creek,near Nipigon, to see if a major rehabiltation job last year has paid off.

Outdoor Column - Camo

It's all about camo on our Outdoor Column. Gord Ellis shows us just how much hunter green has changed over the years.