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Boats destroyed in Hamilton-area barn fire

by Editorial Staff | January 21, 2020

Between 44 and 55 boats were destroyed in a Hamilton barn fire on Sunday, Jan. 19, according to local media.

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Pulled squirrel sandwiches

by Steve Galea | January 21, 2020

Squirrel hunting is one of my favourite small game hunting pastimes. It’s exciting and challenging. Here is my recipe for pulled squirrel sandwiches.

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Province proposes full return of spring bear hunt

by Jason Bain | January 17, 2020

The spring bear hunt will continue as a regular annual hunting season, subject to annual review, as part of a proposal announced Friday, Jan. 17 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Minister John Yakabuski.

dog in the woods

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Ask a CO: What can we do about these dogs?

by Editorial Staff | January 16, 2020

A Conservation Officer explains how hunting dogs must remain under the hunter's control and the rules regarding dogs on private property.

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Firearms petition gaining steam

by Jeff Helsdon | January 15, 2020

A petition against the democratic process being used to define which “assault rifles” will be banned in the Liberals upcoming gun control agenda is nearing 84,000 signatures at press time.

Hunting

Meghan Patrick at home in the woods

by Jeff Helsdon | January 10, 2020

Canadian country singer and songwriter Meghan Patrick doesn’t hide her love for hunting, even though she’s faced backlash on social media for it. In an exclusive interview with Ontario OUT of DOORS, the Bowmanville native opened up about her love of the outdoors, how she became a hunter, and its impact on her career.

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Pike croquettes served with homemade spicy dip

by Andrew Rochon | January 9, 2020

These crunchy pike bites are the ultimate party finger food. Not a fan of pike? Try them with walleye or perch.