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Provincial budget cuts hit MNRF hard

by Steve Galea | April 18, 2019

The Ford government’s provincial budget, released on April 11, has reduced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) budget by $161.7 million, with the bulk of that coming from the Emergency Forest Firefighting portion.

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Knives for all your needs

by OOD in partnership with Camillus Knives. | April 1, 2019

Knives, like much of the other hunting and fishing gear we carry, are tools designed for specific uses. That’s why experienced anglers and hunters put a lot of thought into choosing the right knife for the job at hand.

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Turkey calling crash course

by Al Davy | April 17, 2019

Calling in a boisterous gobbler in full strut is a thrilling dimension of the hunt and it’s not a secret art. With a bit of practice on a box call, mouth call, or pot-and-peg call, you can be talking turkey.

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Gobies in the Rideau Canal

by Lonnie King | April 10, 2019

A routine fish salvage exercise last fall on the Rideau Canal at Edmunds Locks found a new and unwelcome species in the Rideau River — round gobies.

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Travel for hunters and anglers

by Don Sangster | April 5, 2019

Ensure you and your hunting and fishing gear make it to your destination intact.

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April 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | April 4, 2019

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Parliament lets RCMP off the hook

by Editorial Staff | April 2, 2019

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police was let off a possible charge of contempt of parliament in connection to provisions of Bill C-71 yet to come into force.

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Problems with new MNRF online licences reported

by Lezlie Goodwin | March 26, 2019

The promise of a convenient new online licensing system by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Foresty (MNRF) is not panning out for some Ontario hunters. Several people have reported experiencing issues trying to print their tags at home.