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

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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.

Feedback sought on Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2020

The province wants your input before it decides whether or not to update the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.

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Top 10 stories of 2020

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2020

Check out Ontario OUT of DOORS' 10 most popular online news stories from the year 2020, as selected by you.

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Feds to move ahead with anti-gun agenda

by Jeff Helsdon | December 21, 2020

The federal Liberal government is moving ahead to ban modern sporting rifles while allowing municipalities to restrict handgun possession.

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New measures reduce risk of CWD entering Ontario

by Steve Galea | December 18, 2020

Additional regulations meant to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Ontario were introduced on December 17.

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Minor fishing reg changes in 2021

by Editorial Staff | December 14, 2020

The most significant regulation change Ontario anglers can expect in 2021 will affect Lake Ontario bass fishing.