Finding yule birds

by Tom Armstrong | November 22, 2023

Extend your season with a memorable grouse hunt. Read all about what guns to use, what to look for, and more.

Describing the grouse of Ontario

by Jeff Helsdon | November 6, 2023

Depending on where you live, the term “grouse” can refer to different birds. Read all you need to know about the three types of grouse in Ontario.

Grouse house hunting

by Steve Galea | October 20, 2023

Food, cover, shelter, and grit define quality hunting grounds for grouse. Recognize what good grouse cover looks like to consistently find them.


Feds fund migratory birds

by Editorial Staff | February 28, 2023

Woodcock are among the migratory birds that will benefit from nearly $2 million in federal funding over the next three years.

a hunter is in the woods, hunting grouse

Hunting grouse in all the right places

by Steve Galea | November 25, 2021

As in any good grouse cover, pay particular attention to those little openings…find those and you’ll often bump a bird.

Norfolk pheasant program successful

by Jeff Helsdon | August 6, 2021

The Long Point Fish and Game Club says its first year running the Norfolk County pheasant release program was a success.

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.

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

covering ground uplands hunting

Covering ground for upland results

by Steve Galea | November 9, 2020

No matter what you think of the northern approach, If you want to harvest birds, you need to cover ground until you find them.