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northern pike poking up through reeds may 2024

Solunar Calendar

May 2024 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | April 24, 2024

The May 2024 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

a solo angler getting swept downstream

Fishing

When solo treks go wrong

by Gord Ellis | April 23, 2024

This angler's compelling story is a reminder how quickly things can go wrong in the outdoors, and how to be better prepared in future.

Cory Johnston Bassmaster tournament trophy

News

Johnston dominates BASS tournament

by Editorial Staff | April 23, 2024

Cavan’s Cory Johnston dominated the Maxam Tire Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River in Florida with a four-day haul of 93 pounds, six ounces.

Marlin Model 336 FEAT leaning against a fence

Guns & Gear

Marlin Model 336

by Ken Doherty | April 22, 2024

John Mahlon Marlin was born in Connecticut in 1836; the Model 336’s origins are tied to the company founder.

a gun magazine next to firearm

Guns & Gear

PAL now required for mag purchases

by Steve Galea | April 22, 2024

Canadian firearms owners are now required to present their Possession Acquisition Licence (PAL) when buying a cartridge magazine.

Hunting Small Game

News

Haldimand County seeks input on Sunday gun hunting

by Editorial Staff | April 19, 2024

Haldimand County is looking for public input on whether it should allow Sunday gun hunting. Feedback can be submitted until May 30, 2024.

Excalibur crank aid recall

News

Excalibur recalls crank aid

by Editorial Staff | April 18, 2024

Excalibur Crossbow has recalled its detachable C2 Crank Cocking Aid after some 537 reports of the device breaking and causing injury.

flaky fish n chips with mushy peas

News

Just how safe are St. Lawrence River fish to eat?

by Jeff Helsdon | April 17, 2024

Consumption advisories varied greatly between Ontario, Quebec, New York, and the First Nations communities along the St. Lawrence River.

mild ice fishing conditions from a shoreline

Ice Fishing

Ice fishing a bust on great lakes

by Jeff Helsdon | April 16, 2024

Warmer-than-normal and in some cases, record-setting temperatures, led to a poor ice fishing season on big water.