James Smedley

Professional photographer and writer James Smedley’s contributions—more than 400 pieces and close to 1,000 images—to U.S. and Canadian books, magazines, and newspapers have earned him over 40 national and international awards. In addition to teaching photography workshops, James is the travel editor at Ontario OUT of DOORS magazine. James has fly-fished for brook trout and arctic grayling in far northern rivers and continues to cast for trout, bass, and steelhead near his home in the northern Ontario town of Wawa where he lives with his wife Francine and daughters Islay and Lillian.

Visit James at www.jamessmedleyoutdoors.com

More Articles By James Smedley

Experience Autumn in Scenic Algoma Country

Cycling, hiking, fishing, paddling, and art await!

Paddling Superior

Paddling the Coastline to the Dog River

Strike gold under ice

It's not just a 10-pounder on the line; it's a winning prize!

Family Fun at a Fishing Lodge

Family-friendly places to fish in Northern Ontario.

Algoma from the Air

Helicopter Provides Perspective

Canoeing the Coast of Lake Superior

4 types of coastal accommodations paddlers can expect on the Big Lake

North Shore Road Trip

Discover the Group of Seven Touring Route

Path to Adventure

Experience Ontario's Group of Seven Driving Route.

Setting Foot in Group Of Seven Country

Observing and Creating in Algoma

Scratching the Surface

Landing winter walleye on Lake Abitibi.

A Whitewater Awakening

Teaming up on the Brightsands River

11th-hour deer

Thunder Bay is a Wonderful Deer Hunting Desitnation

Wild Game Venison for the Home Smoker

The Perfect Fall Recipe for Venison Pastrami

Sun Trout and Ice

Algoma's Elliot Lake for days of Sun and catching Trout on the Ice.

Level Up Your Fly Fishing Game

Embracing the art of fly fishing is easy with these 5 tips from a seasoned angler.

Exploring the Obakamiga Wilderness

Hookin' Walleye at Buck Lake Lodge

The Group of Seven in Algoma

A Search for the Sites That Inspired the Famous Paintings

Connected by canoeing

A father-daughter adventure

Teenagers & whitewater?

The Smedleys tackle the Turtle

Bonny Bay Bucks

Hunting in the Dryden Area