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

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Saildrone to assist fisheries

by Jeff Helsdon | January 24, 2023

Researchers are using Saildrone's wind and solar-powered technology to assist with assessing Great Lakes fisheries.

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Wildlife collisions costly

by Barney Moorhouse | January 23, 2023

About 12,000 deer and wildlife vehicle collisions occur annually in Ontario, resulting in approximately 400 human injuries.

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Bill 23 legislation changes landscape

by Steve Galea | January 20, 2023

Conservation groups are concerned over Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, which became law on Nov. 28, 2022.

PALs makeover 2023

PALs get new look

by Editorial Staff | January 18, 2023

Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licences (PALs) will sport a new look with enhanced security features starting this month.

Microplastics' effects on perch studied

by Jeff Helsdon | January 18, 2023

University of Wisconsin (UW) researchers recently examined the impact of microplastics in fish, specifically, yellow perch.

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Report deer, wolf, and coyote

by Editorial Staff | January 6, 2023

All hunters who purchased or were issued a tag must complete a hunter report by Jan. 14, 2023, the MNRF reminds.

Top 10 stories of 2022

Top 10 stories of 2022

by Editorial Staff | December 31, 2022

OOD presents the 10 most-popular hunting, fishing, and outdoor stories on oodmag.com from 2022.

Jan.-Feb. 2023 cover Feat

Jan.-Feb. 2023 digital issue available

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2022

OOD's Jan.-Feb. 2023 enhanced digital edition is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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2023 fishing regs released

by Editorial Staff | December 14, 2022

The new 2023 Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary is now available as a downloadable PDF online and regs come into effect Jan. 1, 2023.