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

Errors in 2019 Ontario fishing regs

by Emily Convery | January 17, 2019

Anglers who have obtained a copy of the 2019 Fishing Ontario, Recreational Regulations Fishing Summary are advised to use it with caution...

Garmin enters Canadian gun dog market

by Tom Goldsmith | January 15, 2019

Garmin International Inc. has finally introduced a legal GPS tracking device option for Canadian hound and pointing dog enthusiasts...

Fee freeze on hunting licences

by Emily Convery | January 10, 2019

Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry John Yakabuski has announced that the government is stopping hunting licence fee increases for all Ontario residents...

Grizzlies in Ontario?

by Jeff Helsdon | January 7, 2019

A recently published study is raising the possibility that grizzly bears are establishing a foothold in extreme northwestern Ontario...

Rare buck is vampire deer

by Steve Galea | January 7, 2019

When Brian Towns, walked up to the deer he shot he was justifiably proud. It was much later, however, that he discovered the truly unique thing about his buck. It had fangs...

Top 10 articles of 2018

by Emily Convery | December 21, 2018

2018 seems to have come and gone in a flash! As we draw near to 2019, it's always fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest...

Parker Bows ceases operation

by Steve Galea | December 21, 2018

Parker Bows, a well-known manufacturer of compound bows, crossbows, and accessories, announced on Dec. 17 it will wind down its operations.

Fishing licence fee freeze and more free fishing

by Steve Galea | December 18, 2018

A provincial government announcement on Dec. 17 confirmed the province has cancelled a scheduled 2% fishing licence increase for Ontario residents. It will come into effect in 2019, when the government will also remove the $2 service fee on the purchase of fishing licences...

Blocking Asian carp from Great Lakes expensive

by Jeff Helsdon | December 18, 2018

Stepping up measures in the Chicago Area Waterway System to block Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes could cost more than $775 million U.S. dollars. That is if the latest mechanisms recommended by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are accepted and carried out...