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

Fish the Intriguing Waters of Nagagami

Timberwolf Lodge offers incredible walleye fishing

The Allure of Moving Water

Algoma Country is a premiere location for photographing waterfalls

Exploring the Obakamiga Wilderness

Fishing for Walleye at Buck Lake Lodge

Family Fishing at Lodges & Resorts

Take your family on the fishing adventure of a lifetime in Algoma Country.

10 Tips for your next Family Fishing Trip

Some tips for nurturing young anglers from the cradle to the boat

Algoma from the Air

Helicopter Provides Perspective

An Unforgettable Landscape

Experience Lake Superior Provincial Park

Capturing Pic Island

Following the Path of the Group of Seven

Beauty and the Bounty

Plenty To Go Around in Algoma

A Visit to the Norval Morrisseau Monument

Discover this new monument dedicated to one of Canada's most iconic and influential Indigenous artists.

Playing in Algoma’s Winter Wonderland

Sometimes winter Isn’t long enough to experience all of the outdoor activities.

Fly Fishing Basics

Learn Tips From An Avid Angler Towards Initial Fly FIshing Success

Feelin' the vibe

Cycle Touring on Manitoulin Island

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.

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.