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

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Rapala buys stake in 13 Fishing

by Jason Bain | July 15, 2019

The world’s largest fishing lure manufacturer has bought a minority stake in a fast-growing Clearwater, Florida-based rod and reel maker established in 2012.

dead fish

Dead fish in Ottawa River investigated

by Jason Bain | July 12, 2019

An investigation is underway after hundreds of dead fish were found in the Ottawa River east of the nation’s capital, according to local media.

Garmin Force

ICAST 2019 award winners announced

by Jason Bain | July 11, 2019

The hardware has been handed out at ICAST 2019.

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Feedback sought for new Canada-Ontario Agreement protecting Great Lakes

by Jason Bain | July 9, 2019

Public feedback is sought for a new draft Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health released by the provincial and federal governments earlier this month.

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Anglers noticing more aquatic vegetation on Trent-Severn Waterway

by Jason Bain | June 28, 2019

Parks Canada staff have not noticed an increase in the volume of aquatic vegetation on the Trent-Severn Waterway or the number of requests for permits for vegetation management from property owners so far this year.

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Family Fishing Week offers no shortage of fishing opportunities

by Jason Bain | June 25, 2019

There will be no shortage of fishing opportunities during the upcoming Family Fishing Week, the province’s final licence-free fishing window of the year taking place from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 29 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7.

Black legged tick

Discovery could boost treatment of Lyme arthritis

by Jason Bain | June 20, 2019

A discovery by a biochemist at Virginia Tech could lead to new treatment for Lyme arthritis, the painful and most common late-stage symptom of Lyme disease, according to a research paper published Monday.

Fewer wildfires in Ontario

Far fewer forest fires this spring

by Jason Bain | June 17, 2019

There’s been less than half as many forest fires in Ontario this year over last year, but the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry points out there has been no shortage of problematic blazes so far this season.

Multiple lines for Carp

Multiple lines proposed for carp anglers

by Jason Bain | June 14, 2019

A proposal to allow multiple lines for carp fishing on Ontario shorelines would give anglers more opportunity and have a significant economic impact on communities that host the thriving fishery, enthusiasts agree.