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Hunting Small Game

Hunting the end of cover

by Steve Galea | January 9, 2023

In some cover hiding is easy, but I learned long ago that the end of the cover is where many make-or-break moments happen.

Ask a CO: Can you train a dog by flushing game during a closed season?

by Editorial Staff | July 29, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Ask a CO: Can I carry a .22 rifle for hunting squirrels while bowhunting for deer?

by Editorial Staff | July 15, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

West Nile virus widespread in turkey range

by Jeff Helsdon | May 13, 2021

West Nile virus (WNV) is widespread across Ontario and Quebec’s wild turkey range.

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Braised rabbit

by Andrew Rochon | January 12, 2021

When waterfowl and deer season come to an end, I love to pursue wild rabbits in the snow. They are challenging to hunt and make a tasty stew.

How to become a trapper

by Jeff Gustafson | March 19, 2019

Trapping is the oldest natural-resource-based industry in North America, and it’s something I was interested in. So I started looking into how to become a trapper.

Coyote howl and growl calls

by Barry Dart | February 6, 2019

After many years and countless hours experimenting with coyote calls, factory and homemade, I've come up with a sound and call sequence that helps me be more consistently successful on stand.

Pelts at auction

From trap to auction

by Lasha Racquel Wilson | March 17, 2016

It's mid March and that means trappers in Ontario are now putting the final touches on their furs as they prepare them for sale.