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Cracker-crusted venison steak

by Andrew Rochon | November 7, 2019

This recipe has been prepared at our hunt camp since before I was born, and will be made for many more years to come.

hunter peering through binoculars


Survey participants could win $250 gift card

by OOD in partnership with Quebec Outfitters | November 1, 2019

Quebec Outfitters is offering a chance to win one of two $250 gift cards at Bass Pro Shop/Cabela's for completing a survey.


Fewer fires burned nearly same amount of land

by Jason Bain | November 5, 2019

There were fewer forest fires in Ontario this year, but they burned nearly the same amount of landscape as they did in 2018, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

bears on a trail camera image


Trail Cam Contest 2019

by Editorial Staff | November 1, 2019

The Ontario OUT of DOORS 2019 Trail Cam Photo Contest is now underway, once again offering participants a chance to win one of three new Bushnell trail cameras.

Hunter survey with pen

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Must hunters submit reports?

by Editorial Staff | October 31, 2019

A conservation officer explains new mandatory hunter reporting requirements that came into effect in Ontario on January 1, 2019.

three bucks - hightower


November 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | October 31, 2019

bowhunter approaching downed whitetail buck

Big Game

Taking an animal's life is no small thing

by Steve Galea | October 29, 2019

My hands trembled imperceptibly. My heartbeat sounded something like a ruffed grouse drumming on a distant log. My knees were more than a little shaky, too. I am always like that after the shot.