Hunting

Avoiding turkey hunting mistakes

by Steve Galea | May 14, 2021

I believe a wild turkey can make a fool out of even the best hunter — but, I also believe, most of the time, they can’t do that without our assistance.

West Nile virus widespread in turkey range

by Jeff Helsdon | May 13, 2021

West Nile virus (WNV) is widespread across Ontario and Quebec’s wild turkey range.

Falconers welcome revised regulations

by Tom Goldsmith | May 11, 2021

Ontario’s licensed falconers are welcoming recent changes to provincial regulations that simplify the process of trapping and hunting with a raptor that was captured from the wild.

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 2021 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | April 27, 2021

The solunar calendar for May 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

.303 Lee-Enfield rifle a Canadian hunting tradition

by Ken Doherty | April 23, 2021

The Lee-Enfield’s success stems from its ability to evolve to meet military needs and mass-production refinements.