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white-tailed deer standing near snow

Hunting

CWD surveillance continues

by Barney Moorhouse | November 15, 2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting its Chronic Wasting Disease Provincial Surveillance Program again in two regions during the firearms season for deer.

hunter peering through binoculars

Sponsored

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.

angler holding giant muskie in boat

Fishing

Avoiding muskie mistakes

by Ben Beattie | November 14, 2019

Muskie are known as the fish of 10,000 casts, and for good reason — they’re hard to catch. Even when things go well, there is a thin margin between being a “zero” and a “hero.” When catching just one fish is the measure of success, even a small mistake can lead to failure and heartbreak.

waterfowlers with goose decoys

Hunting

Never too cold for geese and mallards

by Bob McGary | November 13, 2019

It's never too cold to harvest geese or wind-buffeted mallards, Bob McGary writes after taking part in a hunt on a snow-covered field near Hamilton.

Cooking

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.

News

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

News

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.