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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | January 19, 2021

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.

Fishing

Fishing survey returns

by Steve Galea | January 19, 2021

Approximately 32,000 anglers and a sample of seniors across Ontario were asked to complete the Survey of Recreational Fishing in Ontario sent out on Jan. 12.

a bullet with a full metal jacket

Guns & Gear

Ammunition shortage in Canada

by Jeff Helsdon | January 19, 2021

Several conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an ammunition shortage all across Canada.

News

Species at Risk funding available

by Steve Galea | January 18, 2021

$4.5 million available to non-profit organizations, indigenous communities, and other groups through the Species at Risk Stewardship Program.

Big Game

Outdoorsmen with physical disabilities

by Steve Galea | January 15, 2021

Hunters and anglers frequently deal with tough conditions. For those with serious disabilities, tough conditions reach a whole other level.

Fishing

New boating regulations mulled

by Jeff Helsdon | January 14, 2021

Transport Canada is considering new boating regulations, including requiring wind-powered vessels to be licensed.

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Cooking

Braised rabbit

by Andrew Rochon | January 12, 2021

When waterfowl and deer season come to an end, I love to pursue wild rabbits in the snow. They are challenging to hunt and make a tasty stew.

OPP detachment sign

Ice Fishing

Ice angler perishes in Bay of Quinte

by Steve Galea | January 11, 2021

A 23-year-old ice angler from Belleville is dead after breaking through the ice on the Bay of Quinte on Saturday, Jan. 9.