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 | January 19, 2021

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.

Fishing survey returns

by Steve Galea | January 19, 2021

Approximately 32,000 anglers and a sample of seniors across Ontario were asked to complete the Survey of Recreational Fishing in Ontario sent out on Jan. 12.

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Ammunition shortage in Canada

by Jeff Helsdon | January 19, 2021

Several conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an ammunition shortage all across Canada.

Species at Risk funding available

by Steve Galea | January 18, 2021

$4.5 million available to non-profit organizations, indigenous communities, and other groups through the Species at Risk Stewardship Program.

New boating regulations mulled

by Jeff Helsdon | January 14, 2021

Transport Canada is considering new boating regulations, including requiring wind-powered vessels to be licensed.

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Ice angler perishes in Bay of Quinte

by Steve Galea | January 11, 2021

A 23-year-old ice angler from Belleville is dead after breaking through the ice on the Bay of Quinte on Saturday, Jan. 9.

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Bass tournament nightmare leads to hefty fines

by Steve Galea | January 8, 2021

Bass tournament held on July 13-14 in Gananoque resulted in heavy fines and a recreational fishing licence suspension for the organizer.

Firearms buyback program moves ahead

by Steve Galea | January 5, 2021

IBM Canada Limited was one of 15 companies invited to submit proposals for the $1.2 million contract, which was awarded on Dec. 29.

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Asian carp update

by Jeff Helsdon | January 4, 2021

Efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes took another small step forward in the last days of 2020.