Hunting

deer in snow

CWD surveillance continues

by Barney Moorhouse | November 15, 2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting its Chronic Wasting Disease Provincial Surveillance Program again in two regions during the firearms season for deer.

waterfowlers with goose decoys

Never too cold for geese and mallards

by Bob McGary | November 13, 2019

It’s never too cold to harvest geese or wind-buffeted mallards, Bob McGary writes after taking part in a hunt on a snow-covered field near Hamilton.

hunter peering through binoculars

Survey participants could win $250 gift card

by OOD in partnership with Quebec Outfitters | November 1, 2019

Quebec Outfitters is offering a chance to win one of two $250 gift cards at Bass Pro Shop/Cabela’s for completing a survey.

three bucks - hightower

November 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | October 31, 2019

The solunar calendar for November 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

bowhunter approaching downed whitetail buck

Taking an animal’s life is no small thing

by Steve Galea | October 29, 2019

My hands trembled imperceptibly. My heartbeat sounded something like a ruffed grouse drumming on a distant log. My knees were more than a little shaky, too. I am always like that after the shot.

ducks taking flight in field

Making duck-hunting memories near Napanee

by Andrew Rochon | October 25, 2019

A late-season outing near Napanee opened contributor Andrew Rochon’s eyes to a level of duck hunting unlike any other he had seen.

rack and skull mounted on wall

Angling and hunting about more than size and weight

by Gord Ellis | October 23, 2019

I’m not sure when the term “trophy” came into the language of the angler and hunter. I can’t recall if it was always around or if it’s something the outdoor community adopted more recently. Yet this single word, when attached to fish and game of any kind, reveals an extreme polarity of views.

accessible duck blind

Accessible duck hunting blind installed

by Editorial Staff | October 21, 2019

Hilliardton Marsh Wildlife Area has installed a new observation/hunting blind for physically-challenged hunters.

waterfowler in duck blind

Predicting good duck days

by Bob Alison | October 17, 2019

Bob Alison, an internationally-respected biologist and waterfowler, unveils some simple steps for predicting the best days to be afield.