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Minto OKs Sunday hunting

by Editorial Staff | April 10, 2024

The Town of Minto in southwestern Ontario is the 192nd municipality in Ontario that has voted to permit Sunday gun hunting. 

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Under the Lock returning

by Editorial Staff | April 9, 2024

The 35th annual Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) Under the Lock Fishing Derby runs from April 28-May 5, 2024.

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Firearm owner numbers rising

by Jeff Helsdon | April 5, 2024

The rising number of Canadian firearm owners increased in 2023 to 2,352,504, continuing the trend. Ontario’s PAL holders also increased.

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Province recruiting for wildfire season

by Editorial Staff | April 4, 2024

As wildfire season begins, the province is adding more firefighting positions and offering payment incentives.

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New pike regs in FMZ 10 aim to create trophy fishery

by Jeff Helsdon | April 3, 2024

Anglers in Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 10 should be aware of a change in pike regulations that came into effect this year.

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Canadian BASS anglers finish strong

by Jason Bain | March 29, 2024

Canadian professional anglers had strong showings at the annual event known as the Super Bowl of bass fishing.

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Spring 2024 digital issue available

by Editorial Staff | March 22, 2024

OOD’s Spring 2024 enhanced digital issue is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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Increase to black duck limits proposed

by Steve Galea | March 20, 2024

An increase in the limit of black ducks has been proposed. The limit will increase from four to six black ducks per day in some districts.

a walleye on ice

Using the whole fish

by Jeff Helsdon | March 18, 2024

A growing number of companies are starting to use the whole harvested fish for different uses, instead of just the filet.