Posts Tagged ‘Bears’

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Ask a CO: Can I carry a firearm outside of hunting seasons?

A reader asks if it’s legal to carry a firearm outside of legal hunting seasons (while camping, canoeing, etc).

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Sizing up bears

Judging the size of bears can be tricky. Many hunters have been disappointed at the size of their harvest. Learn how to size them with these tips.

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Cranky bears prompt reminder

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind Ontarians to be bear safe.

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Trail Cam Photo Contest 2022 winners

OOD’s annual Trail Cam Photo Contest gave us hundreds of Ontario wildlife snapshots to enjoy. Here are the winners for 2022:

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Trail cameras 101

Photography is an ever-evolving art form, and trail cameras are no exception. Here are a few tips and tricks to consider.

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Be bear aware, NDMNRF and OPP reminds

The NDMNRF and Ontario Provincial Police remind everyone to be careful as black bears come out of hibernation.

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How highway animal crossings prevent collisions

Until relatively recently, only minimal attention has been paid to the well-being of other species lost on roadways in Ontario.

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Trail Cam Photo Contest 2021

The Ontario OUT of DOORS Trail Cam Photo Contest 2021 is now underway, offering participants a chance to win one of three Bushnell prizes.

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Bear of a lifetime taken

Shaun Stratford sat with his back against the huge bear he had just shot and recovered, while the momentousness of the occasion began to sink in. There, in the dark boreal forest near his bear bait site, he became emotional.