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

June 2018 Solunar

June 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | June 3, 2019

The solunar calendar for June 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month...

Record breaking turkey in Fenelon Falls

Potential record wild turkey harvested near Fenelon Falls

by Jason Bain | May 31, 2019

Soon-to-be-married Susan McClean and Derek Hudson received an early wedding present when she harvested a potential record-size wild turkey near Fenelon Falls on May 26.

turkey diseases

Wild turkey diseases in Ontario – what to look for when harvesting turkey

by Lizzie Pearce | May 24, 2019

As the number of wild turkeys in Ontario continues to increase it brings with it a new question. Are there diseases that could spread and deplete their numbers? So far they proving to be a hardy species.

elk antlers

Elk antlers unearthed

by Steve Galea | May 16, 2019

...he had unearthed an old pair of elk antlers still partially attached to a skull – an unusual find since elk have not roamed that part of the province...

High ground gobblers

by Steve Galea | May 6, 2019

In the hilly part of the Canadian Shield where I hunt turkeys, one of the most common scenarios begins with a gobbler sounding off on a ridge top.

May 2018 Solunar Calendar

May 2019 solunar calendar

by Vanessa Stark | May 1, 2019

The solunar calendar for May 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month...

Big Game Management Advisory Committee

Big game advisory committee to focus on moose review

by Steve Galea | April 24, 2019

Ontario has a new Big Game Management Advisory Committee, (BGMAC.) The announcement introducing the committee, made on April 17, fulfilled a promise to the outdoors community by the Ford government.

Turkey calling crash course

by Al Davy | April 17, 2019

Calling in a boisterous gobbler in full strut is a thrilling dimension of the hunt and it’s not a secret art. With a bit of practice on a box call, mouth call, or pot-and-peg call, you can be talking turkey.

travel hunter and angler

Travel for hunters and anglers

by Don Sangster | April 5, 2019

Ensure you and your hunting and fishing gear make it to your destination intact.