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a deer tries to warm up after falling through ice

Deer rescued in Port Carling

by Steve Galea | March 24, 2020

Cory Veitch, an avid outdoorsman and hunter and firearms education instructor, knew he could not ignore a struggling doe that had fallen through the ice.

a boat with fishing lines roars through the water

Boat movement regulations being considered

by Geoff Coleman | March 20, 2020

While species ranging from Bohemian knotweed to wild pigs are under review, of note to outdoor enthusiasts is the mention of boats as carriers.

a lake scape from a vantage point

Ontario Parks closed care of COVID-19

by Meghan Sutherland | March 19, 2020

In a continued effort to keep Ontarians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, all Ontario Parks operations are suspended from March 19 – April 30 2020.

a black bear ambling through the greenery

Spring bear hunt is back

by Steve Galea | March 17, 2020

Ontario will resume its annual spring bear hunt starting in the 2021 season. In the meantime, this spring the pilot project hunt will resume its final year.

Jeff Gustafson with large bass

Canadians make history at 2020 Bassmaster Classic

by Luigi De Rose | March 9, 2020

The 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk turned 50 this year and for the first time three Canadians took part in this Super Bowl of Bass Fishing.

a green ice hut on a lake

Ice hut removal dates loom

by Editorial Staff | March 6, 2020

With the end of ice fishing season drawing near, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is reminding anglers to plan to remove their ice huts.

Toronto Sportsmen's Show sign in the hunting hall

Toronto Sportsmen’s Show returns

by Meghan Sutherland | February 28, 2020

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show (TSS) is back for its 73rd year, and there’s something in it for everyone this March Break, from March 18-22.

Big Game Management Advisory Committee

Moose hunting changing

by Steve Galea | February 26, 2020

Long awaited changes to moose hunting regulations were announced by Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski on Feb. 25, starting in 2020.

a group of people squatting in front of an ice fishing hole

Ontario Family Fishing Weekend returns

by Meghan Sutherland | February 12, 2020

Families are encouraged to wet their lines this weekend with the return of Ontario Family Fishing Weekend from Feb. 15 to 17.