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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 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.

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Yo-Zuri Duel Hardcore baits

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 2020

Duel has been recognized as a world leader in the tackle industry’s manufacturing of high quality fishing products for nearly 50 years.

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What's happening with firearms

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 2020

Our editorial team has created a hub for the latest information on firearm ownership in 2020. Stay informed by checking back regularly for updates.

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Fall double-crested cormorant hunt approved

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 2020

Ontario will introduce a fall hunting season for double-breasted cormorants to help limit the impacts of the damaging, fish-eating bird.

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Firearms licence production delayed and restarted

by Jeff Helsdon | July 31, 2020

The Canadian Firearms Program recently re-initiated the production of firearms licence cards, though the backlog may still cause serious delays.

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Lyme disease-positive tick found in Kawarthas

by Editorial Staff | July 29, 2020

Peterborough Public Health is reminding everyone to be extra cautious after finding the first Lyme disease-positive tick of the season.

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Wow burgers

by Andrew Rochon | July 29, 2020

Combine wild game and summer into three awesome meals with these delicious burger recipes.Combine wild game and summer into three awesome meals with these delicious burger recipes, featuring turkey, venison, and bear.

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Lyme disease getting worse in eastern Ontario

by James Palmer | July 29, 2020

Lyme disease is increasing with more black-legged ticks, and an increased chance of being bitten. The odds of that tick carrying the disease is about 30%.

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Fishing

Soft drinks not so good for fish, either

by James Palmer | July 28, 2020

The practice of pouring fizzy beverages over the gills of fish being released to reduce or stop bleeding does not appear to be effective, after all.

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West Nile virus found in Peterborough

by Editorial Staff | July 27, 2020

The first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Ontario this year were trapped in the City of Peterborough from July 20 to 23.

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