Hunting

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Fishing, hunting groups form collaborative

by Editorial Staff | September 10, 2019

Twelve fishing and hunting organizations from across Canada have joined forces for a new initiative called the National Fishing and Hunting Collaborative (NFHC).

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Proposed moose management changes

by Steve Galea | September 9, 2019

A proposal that aims to improve the management of Ontario’s moose herd and create a fairer and more sustainable tag process is up for public comment on Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) until September 26, 2019.

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Waterfowl regulation changes in the works

by Steve Galea | September 9, 2019

Waterfowlers can now comment on the first comprehensive set of proposed changes to the Migratory Bird Act since their inception in 1917.

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New MNRF licensing system still drawing complaints

by Steve Galea | September 5, 2019

An online OOD story detailing issues with the new Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) licensing system continues to receive comments from big-game hunters who are having problems with draw results and unprintable tags.

Game changer

by Steve Galea | September 4, 2019

Imagine an autumn in which our deer, moose, elk, and caribou herds have been decimated by a disease that has no cure. Imagine hunting when you cannot trust the edibility of the venison you harvest. Then imagine this is the new normal.

No sandhill crane hunt

by Jeff Helsdon | September 4, 2019

Ontario will not open a sandhill crane hunt, but there will be a federal study to determine ways to mitigate the agricultural damage they do.

Pelee hunt still a go

by Steve Galea | September 4, 2019

It will be business as usual for the pheasant hunts at Pelee Island this fall, after some local debate about whether or not the hunt is still viable.

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September 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | August 30, 2019

Dark green: Days when fish and game are most active.Light green: Days when fish and game are more active than usual. Unofficial key dates: Sept. 1 Black bear opens in many Central and Southern units; deer bow in selected WMUs; falconry seasons open in many WMUs; ducks open in Hudson-James Bay District; geese in Hudson-James Bay, Northern, […]

Firearms licence technical issues resolved

by Jeff Helsdon | August 22, 2019

Technical issues that resulted in a backlog of issuing firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PALs) have been resolved, according to the RCMP.