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

COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | August 6, 2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on life around the world. Check back here regularly to learn about how the pandemic is impacting the outdoors community in Ontario.

what's happening with firearms in 2020

What's happening with firearms

by Editorial Staff | August 6, 2020

Our editorial team has created a hub for the latest information on firearm ownership in 2020. Stay informed by checking back regularly for updates.

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Fishing tackle sales surge

by Jeff Helsdon | August 6, 2020

Retailers across the province have had a hard time meeting the "crazy" demand for fishing tackle during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 adds to process for mailing guns

by Steve Galea | August 4, 2020

The process for mailing firearms has got a little more complicated due to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Find out how.

Input sought on Ganaraska fishing

by Editorial Staff | August 4, 2020

Councillors in Port Hope will soon decide between a partial or complete closure of a popular fishing area for the annual fall salmon migration as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Fall double-crested cormorant hunt approved

by Editorial Staff | July 31, 2020

Ontario will introduce a fall hunting season for double-crested cormorants to help limit the impacts of the damaging, fish-eating bird.

Firearms licence production delayed and restarted

by Jeff Helsdon | July 31, 2020

The Canadian Firearms Program recently re-initiated the production of firearms licence cards, though the backlog may still cause serious delays.

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Lyme disease-positive tick found in Kawarthas

by Editorial Staff | July 29, 2020

Peterborough Public Health is reminding everyone to be extra cautious after finding the first Lyme disease-positive tick of the season.

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Lyme disease getting worse in eastern Ontario

by James Palmer | July 29, 2020

Lyme disease is increasing with more black-legged ticks, and an increased chance of being bitten. The odds of that tick carrying the disease is about 30%.

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