Latest Stories


Backcountry campers petition change

by Steve Galea | May 17, 2021

An online petition opposing a Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks (MECP) pilot project that has increased the cost of backcountry camping by as much as 400% in Massasauga Provincial Park and the Temagami cluster of parks is gaining support.

Wild Turkey

Avoiding turkey hunting mistakes

by Steve Galea | May 14, 2021

I believe a wild turkey can make a fool out of even the best hunter — but, I also believe, most of the time, they can’t do that without our assistance.


West Nile virus widespread in turkey range

by Jeff Helsdon | May 13, 2021

West Nile virus (WNV) is widespread across Ontario and Quebec’s wild turkey range.


Pandemic fuels interest in hunting and fishing

by Jeff Helsdon | May 12, 2021

More Americans have turned to hunting and fishing during the pandemic, but the jury is still out on that trend in Ontario.


Catching muskie fever

by Gord Ellis | May 11, 2021

The strange attraction and appeal of muskie fishing is difficult to explain to a normal person. A large part of that is catching huge fish.


Falconers welcome revised regulations

by Tom Goldsmith | May 11, 2021

Ontario’s licensed falconers are welcoming recent changes to provincial regulations that simplify the process of trapping and hunting with a raptor that was captured from the wild.

Fly Fishing

Feeding trout flies to match the hatch

by Rob Heal | May 10, 2021

Trout fly selection can be a challenge, particularly during times when insects are less active, follow these strategies to stay on the fish.


Licence-free fishing for Mother’s Day

by Editorial Staff | May 7, 2021

The second of four licence-free fishing opportunities returns this Mother’s Day weekend.


High water levels driving Erie walleye numbers?

by Jeff Helsdon | May 6, 2021

Lake Erie’s walleye population is riding high, causing some to wonder if water levels have something to do with the surge