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List of guns banned by amendment revealed

by Editorial Staff | November 24, 2022

A full list of firearms that would be banned by an amendment to federal Bill C-21 has been revealed.

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Introducing HuntStand Pro

by Editorial Staff | August 15, 2022

HuntStand Pro, North America’s number one hunting and land management tool, has landed here in Ontario. Download it today.

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Solunar Calendar

December 2022 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | November 24, 2022

The December 2022 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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Amendment would ban some semi-auto rifles, shotguns

by Steve Galea | November 23, 2022

A federal government amendment to firearms Bill C-21 proposes to ban some semi-auto shotguns and/or centrefire rifles.

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Ask a CO

Ask a CO: If I don't fill a doe tag during rifle season, can I still use it later during bow season?

by Editorial Staff | November 23, 2022

"If I don’t fill a doe tag during rifle season, can I still use it later in the same WMU during the bow season?"

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Remaining calm when lost

by Doug Bird | November 22, 2022

I might not have been lost, but a sense of panic grew in me with each passing ridge, and no familiar landmarks. STOP offers safety reminders.

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Province invests $4.9 million in north

by Editorial Staff | November 22, 2022

Boat launch refurbishments are among two dozen tourism-related projects getting a $4.9 million boost from the province.

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Hemlock bug spreading

by Jeff Helsdon | November 17, 2022

An invasive insect that attacks and kills hemlock trees is expanding its range in Ontario. Suspected cases should be reported.

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DIY: lure unsnagger

by Will Nalley | November 16, 2022

You just snagged your favourite lure during a great day of catching fish and can’t get it unhooked on your own. Now what?

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Guns & Gear

Outdoor gift guide 2022

by Editorial Staff | November 15, 2022

OOD thought you might like these hunting, fishing, and outdoors-related gift ideas for your favourite people.