From hunting to trapping, Ontario OUT of DOORS has the small game hunting information you’re looking for.

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.


Trapping coyote for fur in Ontario

by Lasha Racquel Wilson | January 15, 2015

Making use of this underappreciated fur-bearer

Shells Chokes

Gauge, choke, ammo, and action

by Steve Galea | February 19, 2014

Determining the best choices for hare hunting.

raccoon hunting - A man with his hunting dog

Shining light on raccoon hunting

by Dale Hainer | January 13, 2014

A well-trained dog working with a skilled handler and trapper makes for a unique hunt that is easy to get into, but difficult to be good at.

coyote set - Residents in northern Ontario waiting to learn whether a limit on coyote hunting will be lifted

Coyote set-up tactics

by Guest Author | January 6, 2014

Spotting a coyote is not difficult, but hunting them can be.