Ontario OUT of DOORS is your first source for the latest hunting and fishing news and regulation changes.

New appointments to Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee

by Editorial Staff | March 11, 2019

Two new members have been appointed to the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee by the Liberal government.

Anti-depressants in Niagara River fish

by Jeff Helsdon | February 28, 2019

A recent study found Niagara River fish are absorbing anti-depressants from sewage discharge. Other research determined this isn’t a good thing.

2019 Fishing regs changes

by Steve Galea | February 28, 2019

The following is a list of notable regulation changes in the 2019 Fishing Ontario Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary.

One more way to watch the weather

by Steve Galea | February 15, 2019

A new weather app called WeatherCAN was introduced by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on Feb. 14.

Peterborough brothers dominate at their first Bassmaster Elite tournament

by Luigi De Rose | February 11, 2019

Pro anglers Chris Johnston and older brother Cory of Peterborough brought their winning ways to the first stop on the BASS Elite Series Tour on the St. John’s River, Palatka, Florida this past weekend.

Greenbelt protections remain in place: Bill 66

by Steve Galea | February 7, 2019

Pressure from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and other conservation groups and stakeholders has caused the provincial government to back off contentious elements of Bill 66, which would have opened Ontario’s protected Greenbelt to development that could have bypassed established environmental safeguards.

Cold snap forces deer indoors

by Jeff Helsdon | January 30, 2019

The cold snap that hit much of Ontario in late January was so intense even the deer wanted to go inside.

Endangered Species Act

Changes to Endangered Species Act coming?

by Editorial Staff | January 25, 2019

The province is undertaking a review of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to a news release issued on Jan. 18 by the...

SHOT Show 2019

Inside SHOT Show 2019

by Emily Convery | January 22, 2019

We're bringing you the latest from the 2019 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), with Managing Editor Ray Blades on the ground in Las Vegas...