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Hunting

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.

Fishing

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.

News

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

Walleye

Pitching short casts for big walleye

by Tim Allard | May 5, 2021

Being able to accurately pitch a bait is a good skill to have as a walleye angler. Short, gentle casts are great for catching walleye.

News

Herd immunity stopped avian cholera in eiders

by Steve Galea | May 4, 2021

A Carleton University study released in January detailed how herd immunity was instrumental in stopping avian cholera from devastating the largest breeding population of northern common eiders in the Canadian Arctic, on Mitivik Island in Nunavut.

News

Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

The province is recruiting 25 new Conservation Officers (COs).

News

Sudbury-based officer named CO of the year

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

Sudbury-based New Liskeard-based Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Conservation Officer Peter Koskela has been named 2020 Conservation Officer of the Year.

Wild Turkey

Dealing with close range turkeys

by Al Davy | April 30, 2021

Al Davy has some turkey hunting tactics for that sneaky longbeard who suddenly appears at close range.