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 | June 5, 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 | June 5, 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.

Sail closing two Ontario stores

by Editorial Staff | June 5, 2020

Two days after announcing it had filed for bankruptcy protection, Sail Outdoors confirmed it is closing two stores in Ontario and four stores in Québec.

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Short-term rentals can reopen

by Editorial Staff | June 5, 2020

Short-term rentals, including lodges, cabins, and cottages, can now resume operations.

Sail files for bankruptcy

by Editorial Staff | June 3, 2020

Hunting, camping, and sports retailer Sail Outdoors Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection amid the pandemic, its owners announced on Tuesday, June 2.

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Lake trout, smallmouth share space in winter: study

by Barney Moorhouse | June 3, 2020

New research tracking tagged fish has confirmed that lake trout and smallmouth bass co-exist during portions of the winter.

grass carp targeted in Great Lakes

Grass carp targeted

by Jeff Helsdon | June 2, 2020

Unique effort shows invasive grass carp could be eliminated from the Great Lakes, if a planned attack against the species works as intended.

Lake Ontario under review for water levels

Lake Ontario plan under review

by Jeff Helsdon | June 2, 2020

The International Joint Commission undertakes an expedited review of Plan 2014, calling to keep Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River at higher water levels.

Backcountry camping returns

by Editorial Staff | June 1, 2020

The province reopened camping on Crown land and in Ontario Parks on Monday, June 1, including access points, paddle and portage routes, and hiking trails.