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female mallard in flight

News

Flight feathers tell a story

by Barney Moorhouse | November 24, 2020

Researchers can now get a better sense of where waterfowl originated from by studying birds’ flight feathers.

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News

DUC acquires St. Luke’s Marsh

by Editorial Staff | November 23, 2020

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has acquired St. Luke’s Marsh, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands on Lake St. Clair.

News

Trail Cam Photo Contest 2020: Voting

by Editorial Staff | November 20, 2020

The Ontario OUT of DOORS 2020 Trail Cam Photo Contest is now underway, offering participants a chance to win a brand new trail camera.

a snowcovered snowproofed blind

Big Game

DIY: Snowproofing your blind

by Tom Armstrong | November 18, 2020

DIY blind snowproofing - a quick preseason project that prevents blind damage, and avoids the expense of a replacement blind.

Enniskillen Conservation Area

Fishing

Park permit prices reduced

by Editorial Staff | November 17, 2020

Province reduces the price of day-use vehicle permits, as well as increases the number of permits that can be borrowed from public libraries.

a man holds a lake superior whitefish on a clear blue day on the ice

Fishing

Finding Superior whitefish

by Tom Armstrong | November 10, 2020

Whitefish on Lake Superior are a great ice fishing pur­suit. They’re plentiful, grow big, and are one of the best-eating fishes you’ll find.

covering ground uplands hunting

Hunting

Covering ground for upland results

by Steve Galea | November 9, 2020

No matter what you think of the northern approach, If you want to harvest birds, you need to cover ground until you find them.

a buck on alert between the bare trees

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Is a small game licence also required to hunt deer?

by Editorial Staff | November 6, 2020

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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Fishing

2021 Toronto Sportsmen's Show cancelled

by Editorial Staff | November 5, 2020

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has once again been cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced on Thursday, Nov. 5.