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

Trophy Deer Hunts in Thunder Bay

Gord Ellis reveals one of Northwest Ontario's most overlooked trophy hunts.

Why You Should Always Travel With Fishing Gear in Thunder Bay

7 amazing fishing spots right in the city.

Getting Bites Under City Lights

Urban Angling in Thunder Bay

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

Nipigon Moose

Where 60-inch Racks are Taken Each Year

Wild Turkey & A Blind

A Ground Blind is An Exciting Way to Hunt

Fall Moose Hunting

Try These 6 Tips to Help You Get Your Moose

Bear Hunt Experience

Ontario is the destination for black bear hunters.

Trail Camera 101

A Few Things to Consider When Using a Trail Cam

Summer Smallmouth

Bass Techniques to Help You Catch a Trophy

Fishing in the City

Discover Thunder Bay's Urban Angling Hotspots

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