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Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Is the CF1 an acceptable substitute identification card for veterans to fish free in Ontario?

by Editorial Staff | January 27, 2023

This reader asks if the CF1 is a suitable form of veteran identification, allowing them to fish free in Ontario.

February 2023 solunar

Solunar Calendar

February 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | January 26, 2023

The February 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Fishing In Winter


Mending through the outdoors

by Steve Galea | January 25, 2023

Hunters and anglers know that being outdoors reduces stress and anxiety. Some groups offer programs to aid in this endeavour.

Saildrone cleantech


Saildrone to assist fisheries

by Jeff Helsdon | January 24, 2023

Researchers are using Saildrone's wind and solar-powered technology to assist with assessing Great Lakes fisheries.

whitetail by a roadway


Wildlife collisions costly

by Barney Moorhouse | January 23, 2023

About 12,000 deer and wildlife vehicle collisions occur annually in Ontario, resulting in approximately 400 human injuries.

Legislative Assembly of Ontario building in Queens Park


Bill 23 legislation changes landscape

by Steve Galea | January 20, 2023

Conservation groups are concerned over Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, which became law on Nov. 28, 2022.

TBT Big Muskie


#TBT: Finding the next world-record muskie

by Blair Dawson | January 19, 2023

Ontario holds some of the world's largest muskie. Will Ontario produce an even larger fish than the 67.5-pound world record from Wisconsin?

PALs makeover 2023


PALs get new look

by Editorial Staff | January 18, 2023

Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licences (PALs) will sport a new look with enhanced security features starting this month.


Microplastics' effects on perch studied

by Jeff Helsdon | January 18, 2023

University of Wisconsin (UW) researchers recently examined the impact of microplastics in fish, specifically, yellow perch.