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Winners 2022

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Trail Cam Photo Contest 2022 winners

by Meghan Sutherland | December 6, 2022

OOD’s annual Trail Cam Photo Contest gave us hundreds of Ontario wildlife snapshots to enjoy. Here are the winners for 2022:

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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.

Season's End Waterfowl

Hunting

Experiencing late-season waterfowl

by Bob Bailey | December 2, 2022

For many hunters, the season's end is a grand finale in which waterfowl can put on a display not seen at any other time.

Picton Bay walleye

Travel

Picton Bay walleye

by Luigi De Rose | December 1, 2022

Two walleye over 12 pounds in just a few short hours clearly illustrated why Picton Bay is a great choice for trophy walleye hunters.

Chenxi Wu of Oakville, Ontario

News

Calling all young artists

by Barney Moorhouse | November 30, 2022

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is inviting young artists to participate in its 20th annual Kids' Fish Art Contest.

Hunting

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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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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News

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.

a snowy doe deer

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?"

Staying Safe Hunting Horizontal

Hunting

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.