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

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.

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

A Whitewater Awakening

Teaming up on the Brightsands River

Scratching the Surface

Landing winter walleye on Lake Abitibi.

Bruce County Turkey

Sometimes It All Comes Together

Snow Hunt for Grouse

Extending Our Season for Grouse in the north.

Turkey for Lillian

A Father Daughter Turkey Hunt on St. Joseph Island in Algoma Country.

Creating an Angler

Family Fishing in Northern Ontario

Angling & Camping Heaven

Check out the best places to fish and camp in Algoma's Provincial Parks

Icing Algoma Square-Tails

Ice fishing is the best way to experience the finest brook trout Algoma Country has to offer.