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Wild turkey diseases in Ontario – what to look for when harvesting turkey

by Lizzie Pearce | May 24, 2019

As the number of wild turkeys in Ontario continues to increase it brings with it a new question. Are there diseases that could spread and deplete their numbers? So far they proving to be a hardy species.

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“Fore” the benefit of woods, water, and wildlife

by Mike Miller | May 1, 2019

A golf course is largely an expanse of shortly trimmed lawn that lacks in wildlife potential and is looked upon by most conservationists as a desert. However, almost all golf courses also have areas of rough grassland.



Impacts of major flooding on fishing unknown

by Steve Galea | May 17, 2019

A cold spring with high levels of precipitation caused serious flooding in Ontario. It remains to be seen what, if any, impacts it'll have on fish spawning.

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Ontario renews funding for Hats for Hides

by Amey Humphries | May 17, 2019

The Ontario Government announced it would be investing $100,000 in the Hats for Hides program in a news release Tuesday. The investment is returning...

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Elk antlers unearthed

by Steve Galea | May 16, 2019

...he had unearthed an old pair of elk antlers still partially attached to a skull – an unusual find since elk have not roamed that part of the province...

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Swing-jig walleye

by Tim Allard | May 14, 2019

Big on the bass scene, swing jigs can be just as good for walleye. Here are some of their advantages, along with a few proven presentations for ‘eyes.


High ground gobblers

by Steve Galea | May 6, 2019

In the hilly part of the Canadian Shield where I hunt turkeys, one of the most common scenarios begins with a gobbler sounding off on a ridge top.

May 2018 Solunar Calendar

Solunar Calendar

May 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | May 1, 2019

The solunar calendar for May 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month...