Gord Ellis

Gord Ellis is a lifelong resident of Thunder Bay, Ontario and a full time journalist, broadcaster, professional angler and guide. He is the senior editor of Ontario Out of Doors magazine, Canada's best read fishing and hunting magazine. Gord is a regular on CBC radio's Superior Morning and writes a monthly column on Ontario for the Northern Wilds magazine, in Minnesota. He has written over a thousand feature articles and columns for publications as diverse as Sentier Chasse Peche, in Quebec, the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail. He is a long time member of the Outdoor Writers of Canada and has won better than 25 national awards for his writing and photography. In 2018, Gord was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wisconsin.

More Articles By Gord Ellis

Shore Lunch

What to Pack & How to Make It

Fish Kenogamisis Lake in Greenstone

Home of the Geraldton Walleye Classic!

12 Places to Go Walleye Fishing In and Around Thunder Bay

Catch your limit and experience the province's best angling near this Northwest Ontario city.

Big Water, Big Fish

Chinook fishing on the Nipigon River

The Lodge Experience

Adventure at your doorstep in Superior Country

Northern Ontario Ice Fishing in Superior Country

Northern Ontario ice fishing is a great way to experience winter.

What a catch!

Superior Fishing in Superior Country

First Deer Hunt

The author shares his son's first successful deer hunt

Blueberry Bruin

For a truly thrilling hunt, stalking bears in berries is a good place to start

Ground Blind for Deer

Why You Should Use Ground Them

Baits for Brookies

Using Lipless Rattle Baits for Brook Trout

River Lake Trout Techniques

Some techniques to help you catch Lake Trout in the untraditional river setting across Ontario.

Lac Des Milles Lacs and Black Bay

Ice Fishing Hot Spots near Thunder Bay

Winter Moose Hunt

This Was a Trip to Remember

Hunting Water for Moose

A Thrilling Way to Fill a Tag in Ontario

Setting up for Bear

Stacking the Odds in Your Favour

Hunt the Grass

Prime opportunities to take bruins in fields, big grass openings and cut overs.

Summer Brook Trout

Expert Advice for Fishing Ontario Lakes

A Buck Tale

November in Sunset Country is prime time for big bucks.

Northwest Deer

Four Places to Hunt in Sunset Country