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

$13.2 billion spent on fishing, hunting, trapping, sport shooting

by Jason Bain | September 13, 2019

Canadians spent an estimated $18.9 billion on fishing, hunting, trapping, and sport shooting in 2018, according to a new study commissioned by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), with support from 30 other groups.

Hunting clay-belt waterfowl

by Steve Galea | September 12, 2019

This unique area of northeastern Ontario harbours some of the best duck and goose hunting in the province.

Fishing, hunting groups form collaborative

by Editorial Staff | September 10, 2019

Twelve fishing and hunting organizations from across Canada have joined forces for a new initiative called the National Fishing and Hunting Collaborative (NFHC).

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Proposed moose management changes

by Steve Galea | September 9, 2019

A proposal that aims to improve the management of Ontario’s moose herd and create a fairer and more sustainable tag process is up for public comment on Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) until September 26, 2019.

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Waterfowl regulation changes in the works

by Steve Galea | September 9, 2019

Waterfowlers can now comment on the first comprehensive set of proposed changes to the Migratory Bird Act since their inception in 1917.

New MNRF licensing system still drawing complaints

by Steve Galea | September 5, 2019

An online OOD story detailing issues with the new Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) licensing system continues to receive comments from big-game hunters who are having problems with draw results and unprintable tags.

Game changer

by Steve Galea | September 4, 2019

Imagine an autumn in which our deer, moose, elk, and caribou herds have been decimated by a disease that has no cure. Imagine hunting when you cannot trust the edibility of the venison you harvest. Then imagine this is the new normal.

No sandhill crane hunt

by Jeff Helsdon | September 4, 2019

Ontario will not open a sandhill crane hunt, but there will be a federal study to determine ways to mitigate the agricultural damage they do.

Pelee hunt still a go

by Steve Galea | September 4, 2019

It will be business as usual for the pheasant hunts at Pelee Island this fall, after some local debate about whether or not the hunt is still viable.