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debating jakes in a field with a decoy

Wild Turkey

Debating jakes

by Jeff Helsdon | May 26, 2022

As hunters, we should embrace our hunting and conservation success stories, and focus less on the age and size of our harvests, Jeff Helsdon writes.

Outfitter Financial's Scott A. Morrow holds a line of fish Feat

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Guiding you to Wealth and Beyond

by Scott Morrow | April 21, 2022

Outfitter Financial is Guiding Anglers and Hunters to Wealth and Beyond, one client at a time in the great outdoors.

muskie release

Solunar Calendar

June 2022 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2022

The solunar calendar for June 2022 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Fox fur pelt

News

Hunting survey finds mixed results

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2022

A hunting survey conducted in early April reveals that while the majority of Canadians polled are not opposed to hunting for meat, those numbers drop significantly when asked about trophy or fur hunting.

a floating wood duck

News

Counting wood ducks

by Steve Galea | May 24, 2022

The Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources, and Forestry’s (NDMNRF) Airboat Duck Banding program returned for its 25th season in 2021.

tent and canoe on a shoreline

News

Booking campsites made easier

by Editorial Staff | May 21, 2022

Last year’s record number of campsite reservations in Ontario provided an incentive for updating the reservation system.

walleye on a green lure

Fishing

Going green for walleye

by Tim Allard | May 19, 2022

Fishing a greenish bait gives me confidence on many waterbodies. Logically, I know it matches many types of walleye forage.

close-up maw of the invasive sea lamprey

News

Controlling lamprey numbers

by Jeff Helsdon | May 19, 2022

Lamprey control efforts are expected to return to normal this year after two years of pandemic restrictions.

bull moose on a roadway

Big Game

Salvaging roadkill

by Ken Doherty | May 17, 2022

An interest in harvesting or foraging roadkill aka bushmeat, double-dead meat, or minivan manna, has grown considerably.

Boats move along the Trent-Severn Waterway on Canal Lake.

News

Trent-Severn Waterway opens Friday

by Editorial Staff | May 17, 2022

The Trent-Severn Waterway will open on schedule this Victoria Day long weekend for the first time since 2019.