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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | July 13, 2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on life around the world. Check back here regularly to learn about how the pandemic is impacting the outdoors community in Ontario.

what's happening with firearms in 2020


What's happening with firearms

by Editorial Staff | July 13, 2020

Our editorial team has created a hub for the latest information on firearm ownership in 2020. Stay informed by checking back regularly for updates.

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Much of province to reopen

by Editorial Staff | July 13, 2020

Indoor and outdoor gathering limits will increase to respective maximums of 50 and 100 as most of Ontario outside of the Golden Horseshoe moves to Stage Three of the province’s reopening framework on Friday, July 17.

More microplastics in Lake Erie


More microplastics in Erie than previously thought: study

by Jeff Helsdon | July 13, 2020

A mathematical-based modeling study at the Rochester Institute of Technology concluded there are more microplastics in Lake Erie than previously thought.

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L.L. Bean adding three stores in Ontario

by Editorial Staff | July 10, 2020

Maine-based international outdoor goods retailer L.L. Bean plans to open three new stores in Ontario by the end of the year.

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Deer groups merging

by Editorial Staff | July 10, 2020

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) and National Deer Alliance (NDA) will merge into a single deer conservation “super group.”

Pan-seared bass with lemon & herb butter sauce


Pan-seared bass with lemon & herb butter sauce

by Andrew Rochon | July 8, 2020

I prefer to use largemouth bass for this recipe but smallmouth fillets will work, too. Serve this over a bed of coconut rice or with a nice summer salad.

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Solunar Calendar

July 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | July 3, 2020

The solunar calendar for July 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.