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Minister Graydon Smith


New MNRF minister named

by Editorial Staff | June 24, 2022

New Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Graydon Smith has been named Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) by Ontario Premier Doug Ford.

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Supporting Toronto-area habitats

by Steve Galea | June 24, 2022

The federal government announced just over $200,000 in funding towards restoration of fish and wildlife habitat in the Toronto Region Area.



Talking trailers

by Ben Beattie | June 23, 2022

Consider these points when deciding which trailer best suits your needs: bunk vs roller, which is best for you?

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Highway 69 elk collisions studied

by Barney Moorhouse | June 23, 2022

A study reports that since the highway became four lanes in 2012, vehicle-elk collisions near Greater Sudbury have more than doubled.

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Lure maker launches recycling program

by Justin Hoffman | June 22, 2022

Anglers looking for an environmentally friendly option for used soft plastics can now recycle them with True North Baits.

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Guns & Gear

Angling shots

by Linda K. Miller & Keith A. Cunningham | June 21, 2022

You’ve probably read about the challenges of shooting from high angles. Tree stand or hillside, angle can affect your shot placement.

ATV on a road

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Is an ATV gun boot considered encased?

by Editorial Staff | June 21, 2022

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

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Praising ballast regulations

by Steve Galea | June 20, 2022

Empirical evidence supports ballast-water regulation as the primary cause of declining non-native species in the Great Lakes.

Rubber Worms and steelhead


Appreciating rubber worms

by Gord Ellis | June 17, 2022

It's truly amazing just how many different species of fish will eat rubber worm, from largemouth bass to steelhead to pike and panfish.