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Wings of change for waterfowl

by Bob Bailey | August 25, 2020

Waterfowl hunting traditions and methods have changed, but so have the diversity and abundance of birds hunted in Ontario.

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September 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | August 24, 2020

The solunar calendar for September 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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Keeping watch with Ontario’s COs

by Gord Ellis | August 24, 2020

A Conservation officer takes OOD Senior Editor Gord Ellis along for the ride as he works a shift in northwestern Ontario.

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New goose regulations

by Steve Galea | August 24, 2020

Goose hunters in WMUs 65 and 94 should be aware of changes in bag limits during the upcoming 2020-2021 season.

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Province invests in northern tourism

by Editorial Staff | August 21, 2020

Northern Ontario will benefit from a $1.2 million investment to promote the Destination Northern Ontario and Destination Ontario domestic tourism initiatives.

Why do we hate snakes?

by Gord Ellis | August 21, 2020

If you asked six people in Ontario, four of them would have a problem with snakes. Here’s the case for letting harmless reptiles be.

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Making a DIY shooting bag

by Tom Armstrong | August 17, 2020

Looking for a quick, effective way to get you on target? Look no further than this simple DIY shooting bag that won’t break the bank.

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Border closure hurting tourism operations

by Lyle Gayder | August 10, 2020

Ontario’s lodges, outfitters, and guides continues to reel in the wake of the Canada-US border closure, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Fall double-crested cormorant hunt approved

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 2020

Ontario will introduce a fall hunting season for double-crested cormorants to help limit the impacts of the damaging, fish-eating bird.