Author archives: Journal Staff

  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 22 2017

  • Angelo Viola is in Las Vegas attending the 2017 NAB Show. Filling in for him on this week’s ODJ Radio Show is Pete Bowman, co-host of The Fish’n Canada Show, and Steve Niedzwiecki, owner of Chaudiere Lodge. Brian Pallock from Dive Source, joins Pete & Steve to talk about scuba diving courses. Brian leads groups of novice and advanced divers on trips throughout Ontario. Jenny Brown is a L[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio Show – Aug 6 2016

  • The Doc is back after a fly in trip to Lake Athabaska and fishing in a bass tournament. Is Zika virus the big story for the 2016 Olympics? Can this virus be transmitted by mosquitoes here in Ontario? Dr. Fiona Hunter, entomologist and mosquito expert, will let us know. Will ethanol gasoline eventually destroy your outboard motor? Jeff Wasil from Bombardier Recreational Products will tell us how [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio Show – June 25 2016

  • Next weekend is one of the biggies for campers in Canada. The growth of the RV industry has been remarkable as we look for more comfort and protection from wet weather. Sam Parks will join Angelo to talk about the RV lifestyle and the costs of being an RV owner! Mark Cavanaugh from Port Perry pulled off a remarkable upset in the B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional fishing tournament in Tennesse[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio Show – January 30 2016

  • Dr. Marcia Sirota says that the entitlement epidemic spans from school to workplace and it’s ruining us. Is summer camp, competitive sport and experience in the outdoors just what the doctor ordered? Angelo thinks so! Heather Heagle will report from the Ontario Camps Association conference. Chris Dawson joins us from the very popular Key Harbour Lodge on Georgian Bay. Just over 3 hours from [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio Show– January 23 2016

  • Keith Beasley from Canada’s most watched, hunting adventure show, will join Angelo to talk about the upcoming season of Canada in the Rough. Angelo will ask Keith about his views the proposed long gun registry, announced by the Province of Quebec. We’re going ice fishing with Marc Purdon, on Lake Nipissing. Angler’s Haven is ready to go! You can watch the hockey game with a toddy in hand and a [...]
  • The Outdoor Journal – August 08 2015

  • The 14 lbs walleye that guide John Ross landed, was caught on Youtube and has been seen by 20,000. In the Go Fish in Ontario segment, John will talk to Angelo about guiding on Esnagi Lake at Mar Mac Lodge. Would you eat a worm, or minnow, or plastic bait…so that you know what you’re feeding the fish? Dave Mercer is the host of the TV program, The Facts of Fishing. He says he did it…along with o[...]
  • The Outdoor Journal - December 28 2013

  • Another Christmas come and gone... And now we wait for what the New Year will bring! Joining us this morning Erica Willick, from Sister’s in Shape, will be here to keep our eating habits on track after the winter holidays! Lake Lauzon Resort’s Sharon Provencher and Toronto Star Wine Critic, Gordon Stimmell are also on the program. From Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Kevin Forget is here to disc[...]
  • The Outdoor Journal - December 21 2013

  • Today’s theme is all about Christmas and thoughts on giving back. John is co-hosting live in studio with Angelo today and we have a surprise guest that Angelo doesn’t even know about! We also have Thornhill’s MP, Peter Kent and Ask The Vet specialist Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. Cosy Cove Cottages’ Bud Link is here to talk ice fishing and snowmobiling! Keep listening for a great Christmas tribute! [...]
  • Glen Goldup

  • We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our good buddy Glen Goldup sales manager at Rogers Sportsnet 590 for all the years of support and friendship. Glen is retiring to a world of fishing, golfing and early bird buffets, from here on in everyday will be Saturday. Thanks for all your help Glen….we’ll all miss you at ODJ. Angelo Viola
  • The Outdoor Journal - December 14 2013

  • Christmas is getting closer and this week’s theme is “Christmas is about the kids”. Co-hosting the show today is Keith Beasley from Canada in the Rough. A great friend that joined us as a guest on last week’s program. Ontario’s wolf expert, Dr. Brent Patterson, is on the show as well as Ian Andrews who owns a great family Christmas Adventure Park. Doug Drysdale of Drysdale’s Tree Farms is here t[...]
  • The Outdoor Journal - December 7 2013

  • This week we have Canada in the Rough’s Keith Beasley Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Jeff McGirr of the Mattawa Bonfield Economic Development Corporation and Scott Smith who is the Chief Operating Officer for Hockey Canada. Keep listening for another amazing group of guests! Mark Bonokoski's weekly commentary Stearns wants you to play it safe with O.P.P. Staf[...]