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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | May 28, 2020

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.


Satellite safety gear for your outdoor adventures

by OOD in partnership with Globalstar | May 29, 2020

Globalstar's personal GPS satellite messengers, SPOT X and Sat-Fi2 RAS, are at the top of every safety check list for essential outdoor gear.

Buck in field - prevent CWD


CWD surveys show promising results

by Barney Moorhouse | May 28, 2020

Two chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveys completed by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) staff did not detect the disease.

evinrude discontinued its motors


Evinrude brand discontinued

by Editorial Staff | May 28, 2020

The parent company of Evinrude will stop making outboard motors to focus on its boat brands, Valcourt, Quebec-based Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) announced.

boats moving along a river on the Trent Severn Waterway


Waterway to open June 1

by Editorial Staff | May 27, 2020

The Trent-Severn Waterway will open June 1 with limited visitor access and basic services, except for a lock station in Muskoka Lakes.

Ontario records for fish trophy


Two new Ontario records set

by Steve Galea | May 26, 2020

A giant yellow perch and a huge white bass were declared new provincial records in the Ontario OFAH Record fish registry in mid-February.

tips for turkey

Wild Turkey

More tips for turkey hunting

by Al Davy | May 25, 2020

With expanding turkey-hunting opportunities, a growing population of birds, and the recent opening of new seasons and WMUs... Here's more tips for turkey...

June solunar ruffed grouse dude

Solunar Calendar

June 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2020

The solunar calendar for June 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

more waterfowl changes


More waterfowl changes

by Jeff Helsdon | May 22, 2020

More waterfowl changes to regulations will further hunting opportunities in Ontario, if approved. Final regulations to be released in July.