Big game, small game, upland, or waterfowl, Ontario OUT of DOORS brings you the latest tips and tricks.

Animal Skull In Forest

Climate change and cervids

by Bruce Ranta | January 31, 2023

How Ontario's cervids - white-tailed deer, moose, elk and caribou - respond to a rapidly changing climate is of great interest to hunters.

February 2023 solunar

February 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | January 26, 2023

The February 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Snowshoes

Saved by snowshoes

by Gord Ellis | January 10, 2023

The snowshoe is one of the simplest and most effective tools you can have, and is a go-to for winter-loving anglersĀ and hunters.

Hunting Small Game

Hunting the end of cover

by Steve Galea | January 9, 2023

In some cover hiding is easy, but I learned long ago that the end of the cover is where many make-or-break moments happen.

Buck Calling

Drawing whitetails with sound

by Al Davy | January 6, 2023

Whitetails can out-hear, out-smell, and outrun you. Use these tips to bring in bucks during all phases of the rut.

january 2023 solunar calendar

January 2023 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | January 1, 2023

The January 2023 solunar calendar is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

a waterfowl'er sits, calling in his boat amongst the decoys, with his pup at the ready

Quinte ducking on Lake Ontario

by Bob McGary | December 12, 2022

The Bay of Quinte is located less than two hours east of Toronto on Lake Ontario.

Season's End Waterfowl

Experiencing late-season waterfowl

by Bob Bailey | December 2, 2022

For many hunters, the season's end is a grand finale in which waterfowl can put on a display not seen at any other time.

firearm safe

List of guns banned by amendment revealed

by Editorial Staff | November 24, 2022

A full list of firearms that would be banned by an amendment to federal Bill C-21 has been revealed.