Spring Fishing: Species to Look Out For in OLC

Award-winning outdoor writer, Wil Wegman, is back with tips for spring fishing on the waters of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe in this five part anglers series for Orillia & Lake Country. Spring has sprung and for anglers living in or visiting Orillia and Lake Country there are unparalleled opportunities to fish a wide variety […]

An Introduction to Fishing in Orillia & Lake Country

Award-winning outdoor writer, Wil Wegman, offers an introduction to fishing the waters of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe in this five part anglers series for Orillia & Lake Country. As 100 bass boats blasted out of Orillia’s first class waterfront harbor that morning, my tournament partner and I were all set to head out of […]

Where to go and what to do this March Break!

It’s time for a well-earned break for the whole family to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, warmer temperatures and sweet treats around Orillia & Lake Country. Tap Into Maple March Break just got sweeter! Indulge your sweet tooth visiting locations that are part of this year’s Tap Into Maple! Find the route that suits […]

Valentine Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day & Weekend Date Ideas in Orillia & Lake Country Valentine’s Day is all about spending time together and what better way to do that then to get active and outdoors. Orillia & Lake Country boasts some of Ontario’s best known recreational hotspots. Find a cozy place to grab a bite, enjoy one of […]

Snowmobiling tours in and around Orillia

As a gateway to the north, Orillia & Lake Country sits between the hustle and bustle of the city and the serenity of the north. In the heart of Ontario’s snowbelt, with lake effect snowfalls off Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay region, our area is a mecca for winter sports. Snowmobiling is a great […]

Stay Safe and Make the Most of the Ice Fishing Season

By guest writer Wil Wegman Whether I am fishing a summertime bass tournament out of Orillia on calm or rough waters, swimming four kilometres across Lake Couchiching during the annual Sun City Swim event or kick-sledding all over its hard waters in search of jumbo perch thru the ice, I have nothing but respect and […]