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Sandbags holding back rising water on Lake Ontario

New York suing IJC over Lake Ontario water levels

by Jeff Helsdon | November 19, 2019

New York State is suing the International Joint Commission (IJC), the Canadian-American organization that manages the two countries’ border waters.

angler holding a walleye

Walleye still abundant in Lake Erie

by Jeff Helsdon | November 18, 2019

Initial trawling assessment results for 2019’s walleye hatch are the second highest on record, confirming Lake Erie’s continuing walleye abundance.

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.

Fewer fires burned nearly same amount of land

by Jason Bain | November 5, 2019

There were fewer forest fires in Ontario this year, but they burned nearly the same amount of landscape as they did in 2018, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

bears on a trail camera image

Trail Cam Photo Contest 2019

by Editorial Staff | November 1, 2019

The Ontario OUT of DOORS 2019 Trail Cam Photo Contest is now underway, once again offering participants a chance to win one of three new Bushnell trail cameras.

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.

Team Canada posing for team photo

Canada wins bass championship

by Steve Galea | October 22, 2019

Team Canada edged Team USA by 1/100th of an ounce to win gold at the 2019 Pan American Bass Championship held on Lake St. Francis near Cornwall late last week.

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.

Denny's Dam

Partnership keeping lamprey out of Lake Huron

by Jeff Helsdon | October 8, 2019

The Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) was honoured in mid-June by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) for its part in controlling sea lamprey in Lake Huron.