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Pulling off successful recoveries

by Gord Ellis | September 22, 2022

Shot follow-up and game tracking are critical skills for all hunters to learn. Ensure every effort has been made for successful recoveries.

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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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Canada's oil and natural gas industry: positive news in uncertain times

by Editorial Staff | July 29, 2022

Canada’s oil and natural gas producers are committed to environmental solutions especially reducing emissions, managing water use, and strong land stewardship.

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Big Game

The art of deer stalking

by Bruce Ranta | September 22, 2022

Learning how to move around in the forest, while seeing deer and creating shooting opportunities is what makes for good woodland deer stalking.

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Georgian Bay Biosphere funded

by Editorial Staff | September 22, 2022

The Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, which from the Severn River to the French River, received $585,000 in federal funds.

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Waterfowl feeding suspended

by Jeff Helsdon | September 21, 2022

The Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) has banned extra waterfowl feeding this year due to the Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu (HPAI) outbreak.

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Ask an expert

Ask an expert: what's your opinion on the use of a peep sight on a .30-30?

by Editorial Staff | September 20, 2022

OOD's Guns and ammo columnists Linda Miller and Keith Cunningham provide insight on the use of a peep sight on a .30-30.

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Fall 2022 deer special issue available

by Editorial Staff | September 16, 2022

OOD's Fall 2022 enhanced digital edition is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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USDA reverses ban on importing birds

by Editorial Staff | September 16, 2022

The USDA has reversed an import ban on hunter-harvested wild game birds to guard against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

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Old-school tracking with lanterns

by Matthew Robbins | September 14, 2022

Coleman lanterns work so well, in fact, they’ve been used in blood tracking classes for decades, including law enforcement courses.

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DIY: Cooking with cans at camp

by Linda Gabris | September 13, 2022

Handy and thrifty ways to use empty tin cans in camp, including baking quick breads, creating firestarters, and reheating leftovers.