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Hunting

Ten turkey hunting myths busted

by Al Davy | April 16, 2021

Turkey hunting myths arise because we see wild turkeys do the same thing several times, and then assume they will always do it that way.

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More to golf when it comes to being green

by Editorial Staff | April 1, 2021

Many of us are not fully aware of the environmental and health benefits associated with golf courses. Maintaining courses’ green space is not only beneficial to those who love golfing, but also helps improve the quality of the environment.

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News

Port Hope closes Ganaraska River lands

by Editorial Staff | April 15, 2021

Port Hope is once again temporarily closing access to land bordering the Ganaraska River in two phases as a result of the provincial shutdown and stay at home order.

Fishing

Overlooking mono is a mistake

by Tim Allard | April 14, 2021

Monofilament line has several beneficial characteristics, making it a great option to use in certain situations. Here are just a few.

News

Watch out for bears, MNRF and OPP reminds

by Editorial Staff | April 9, 2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding everyone to be careful as black bears come out of hibernation this spring.

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News

Don’t pose with bass during catch-and-release season, MNRF reminds

by Jason Bain | April 8, 2021

Angling community leaders have a better understanding of regulation changes for smallmouth and largemouth bass in FMZ 20 after a recent virtual meeting with Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) representatives.

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News

Fishing tackle and boat stock still low

by Jeff Helsdon | April 7, 2021

High demand and low supply of fishing tackle and boats caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue this year.

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News

No immediate outdoor fire ban in 2021

by Editorial Staff | April 1, 2021

Ontario won’t immediately ban outdoor fires in much of the province this year like it did for more than a month last year, but that degree of regulation is still possible.

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Guns & Gear

Remington back in business

by Jeff Helsdon | March 30, 2021

After filing for bankruptcy protection in 2020, Remington resumes business starting with production on the Model 870 shotgun.

Wild Turkey

Assessing Ontario's wild turkey population

by Jeff Helsdon | March 29, 2021

How’s Ontario’s turkey population? That has to be one of the most common questions the MNRF is asked regarding wild turkeys.