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Guns & Gear

Horton Vision 175

by Ken Doherty | February 7, 2023

I seldom buy on impulse. But, when I spied this cool, weird-looking crossbow in 2013 for only $599, I had to have it.

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Indigenous cleantech company Carbonix helps treat oil sands tailings

by Editorial Staff | January 13, 2022

Increasingly, Canada’s natural gas and oil industry is a source of opportunities for Indigenous businesses such as Ontario-based Carbonix.

kids pulling ice fishing gear in a sled

So Fly

Ice fishing as the great equalizer

by Ray Blades | February 6, 2023

What I've always loved about ice fishing — aside from being a great excuse to be outdoors — is that it is the most inclusive fishing option.

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Bill C-21 amendments withdrawn

by Steve Galea | February 3, 2023

The federal government has unexpectedly withdrawn two highly contentious firearm law amendments that would have banned hundreds of firearms, many commonly used by hunters.

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Family Fishing weekend returning

by Editorial Staff | February 3, 2023

Catch the fun of province-wide free fishing starting this Family Day weekend from Feb. 18-20, 2023. Conservation limits apply.

Moose surveys webinar


Hit-or-miss winter for moose surveys

by Jason Bain | February 2, 2023

It's been a "hit-or-miss season" for annual moose aerial inventories, an MNRF expert told OFAH members during a recent webinar.

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Big Game

Climate change and cervids

by Bruce Ranta | January 31, 2023

How Ontario's cervids - white-tailed deer, moose, elk and caribou - respond to a rapidly changing climate is of great interest to hunters.

CF1 card

Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Is the CF1 an acceptable substitute identification card for veterans to fish free in Ontario?

by Editorial Staff | January 27, 2023

This reader asks if the CF1 is a suitable form of veteran identification, allowing them to fish free in Ontario.

February 2023 solunar

Solunar Calendar

February 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | January 26, 2023

The February 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Fishing In Winter


Mending through the outdoors

by Steve Galea | January 25, 2023

Hunters and anglers know that being outdoors reduces stress and anxiety. Some groups offer programs to aid in this endeavour.