Canadian Great Outdoors Blog

Canadian Great Outdoors is happy to be carrying a new line of Muck® Boots for babies. Might as well start them while they're young, wearing Muck®'s that is, so why not have your baby's first pair of winter boots be a cute pair of Baby Muck® Booties?

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Now that the winter weather has arrived, it's time to take care of yourself while traveling about outdoors. Whether it be out on the frozen lake to go ice fishing, walking down that treacherous lane way or up slippery steps, no one needs a slip or fall to painfully deal with over the holidays. Bruised knees, aching back, twisted ankles can be completely avoided with the proper outdoor gear.

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"Socks, socks, wonderful socks! I am NEVER, NEVER going to take them off." Perhaps the little girl in Robert's Munsch's story book was wearing loveable Thermohair socks. If you've been pegged as that classic mother-in-law who buys lame socks and underwear as Christmas presents, you can break loose and buy socks that your son-in-law will absolutely love. Maybe this year you just want to go big in the stocking stuffer department, then don't buy cheap socks, instead get high quality ones that your family members will absolutely love. Nothing says I love you, thank you, you are appreciated, more than cozy warm feet this holiday season.

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Both kids and adults need to keep warm and protected once the cold winter arrives with its plummeting temperatures. How warm and comfortable you will stay outdoors has to do with how well you dress. We have some suggestions for how to help layer up right this winter season. At The Brown Bear we have a few products that will help you keep toasty warm in winter weather from two of our online stores, Canadian Great Outdoors and Moccasins Canada. We recommend layering up with superior gear that is guaranteed to keep you dry, warm and comfortable so you can enjoy the great outdoors. Plan to build that snowman, go downhill skiing or have a snowball fight and we'll supply you with the outdoor attire to ensure you have fun while you're at it!

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It's nearing the end of August so back to school shopping has begun. From new pencils to fresh clothing to outdoor gear, it's time to stock up for the new school year. At Canadian Great Outdoors we want to tell you why we think our kids Muck boots are the most ideal footwear for children of all ages as an outdoor 3-season boot.

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Now that bass season is well under way, you may want to restock your tackle box with some prestigious Nils Master lures. Made in Finland, these handcrafted and swim tested lures, with heavy duty, corrosion resistant hooks, are simply the best in the fishing world market. We are pleased to exclusively offer Canadians these high quality and top-of-the-line lures through our online store, Canadian Great Outdoors. Let's take a look at which of our Nils Master lures work best for bass fishing.

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It seems like in the last few years the dreaded tick has turned into an epidemic. Not only to be found where deer graze, ticks have started to be a nuisance on playgrounds, in town parks and at backyard BBQ's. There's no need to feel helpless against these little critters though. There are preventative measures you can take for yourself, and little youngsters, that will help keep you protected against a tick finding you for its next host.

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As you may already know, Mohair is the first hair sheared from a baby Angora goat. Kid mohair is extremely fine and the most soft and expensive of all the mohair grades, making it the perfect yarn for socks. Thermohair socks are made of 75% kid mohair and 25% nylon. Let's find out what makes these great socks also therapeutic.

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Is there is such a thing as proper ice fishing technique?
Yes, it's called jigging. You can use live bait or fishing lures while jigging. Of course we recommend using Nils Mast lures because they are known to make the best ice fishing lures around. Their vivid colours, life-like swimming action and unique design make them a highly creditable fishing lure manufacturer around the world. We've got 5 quick steps to help you refine your ice fishing jigging technique to ensure you'll catch a fish this year while out on the ice.

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There are only a few important factors when it comes to successful ice fishing and having a Nils Master lure is definitely one of them. Ice fishing is not as much about technique but about when and where you fish and what you fish with. You need to know the right lake, the right spot and of course, use the right lure. Nils Master works the best out of any lure. Avid Canadian ice fishermen claim it's the best kept secret.

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