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Predicting bullet performance before the hunt

by Linda K. Miller & Keith A. Cunningham | October 11, 2019

Professionals use expensive gelatin blocks to demonstrate how bullets will perform on targets, ensuring that the round will have the energy, expansion, and penetration required for effective shots on game animals. But you can build a “poor man’s shooting box” to do the same tests using simple household materials for almost nothing.

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Sharpening your knives

by John Ward | August 30, 2019

Sharpening your knives is much less expensive than buying new ones or having someone else do it for your. But like most things, it does require practice.

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Depth, movement, visibility mantra for steelhead success

by Paul Hurtubise | October 10, 2019

Contributor Paul Hurtubise explains how DMV (depth, movement, visibility) is also a mantra for steelhead-rigging success.

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Partnership keeping lamprey out of Lake Huron

by Jeff Helsdon | October 8, 2019

The Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) was honoured in mid-June by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) for its part in controlling sea lamprey in Lake Huron.

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Ottawa "at risk area" for Lyme disease

by James Palmer | October 7, 2019

Dr. Monir Taha, associate medical officer of health at Ottawa Public Health, has confirmed the Ottawa region is considered an “at risk area” for Lyme disease — and has been for the past three years.

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Lone star tick found near London

by Jeff Helsdon | October 7, 2019

The discovery of a lone star tick near London, Ontario is yet another reason people should be on the lookout for ticks on themselves and their pets.

Minnow Trap with minnows

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Province proposes new bait management strategy

by Jason Bain | October 4, 2019

Anglers will not be able to move live bait outside the zone of their primary residence as part of a new bait management strategy proposed earlier this week by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).