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High water levels driving Erie walleye numbers?

by Jeff Helsdon | May 6, 2021

Lake Erie’s walleye population is riding high, causing some to wonder if water levels have something to do with the surge

Walleye

Pitching short casts for big walleye

by Tim Allard | May 5, 2021

Being able to accurately pitch a bait is a good skill to have as a walleye angler. Short, gentle casts are great for catching walleye.

News

Herd immunity stopped avian cholera in eiders

by Steve Galea | May 4, 2021

A Carleton University study released in January detailed how herd immunity was instrumental in stopping avian cholera from devastating the largest breeding population of northern common eiders in the Canadian Arctic, on Mitivik Island in Nunavut.

News

Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

The province is recruiting 25 new Conservation Officers (COs).

News

Sudbury-based officer named CO of the year

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

Sudbury-based New Liskeard-based Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Conservation Officer Peter Koskela has been named 2020 Conservation Officer of the Year.

Wild Turkey

Dealing with close range turkeys

by Al Davy | April 30, 2021

Al Davy has some turkey hunting tactics for that sneaky longbeard who suddenly appears at close range.

Cooking

Braised and fried turkey wings

by Andrew Rochon | April 29, 2021

Wild turkey wings can be quite tough, so it’s necessary to braise them low and slow to help make them more tender.

Guns & Gear

Tailoring a 20 gauge for turkey

by Jeff Helsdon | April 28, 2021

A combination of heavier shot and fine-tuning can make a 20 gauge shotgun more optimal for hunting turkeys at 40 yards.

Guns & Gear

Brighton to debate Sunday hunting

by Steve Galea | April 28, 2021

The Municipality of Brighton is once again debating whether or not to amend a Sunday gun hunting ban that has been in effect since 2003.