Posts Tagged ‘Hunting’

waterfowler on blind on lake simcoe

Predicting good duck days

Bob Alison, an internationally-respected biologist and waterfowler, unveils some simple steps for predicting the best days to be afield

DIY shooting box
More DIY

Predicting bullet performance before the hunt

Professionals use expensive gelatin blocks to demonstrate how bullets will perform on targets, ensuring that the round will have the energy, expansion, and penetration required for effective shots on game animals. But you can build a “poor man’s shooting box” to do the same tests using simple household materials for almost nothing.

October 2018
Solunar Calendar
More Solunar Calendar

October 2019 solunar calendar

Dark green: Days when fish and game are most active.Light green: Days when fish and game are more active than usual.Unofficial key dates: Oct. 1 General Ontario deer bow opens; wild turkey bow opens in select unitsOct. 10 Controlled deer hunt results availableOct. 12 Adult moose gun season opens in select WMUsOct. 13 Elk reporting deadlineOct. 15 […]


Going under cover for waterfowl

Waterfowl hunters in deep cover can create the illusion of a safe location that offers food and social contact for ducks.

wild turkey grazing
Ask A CO
More Ask a CO

Ask a CO: Can I carry ammo for both turkeys and waterfowl?

A MNRF Conservation Officer answers the question, “Can I legally carry ammunition for both turkeys and waterfowl while hunting ducks?”

fish hunt trap
More News

Outdoor recreation powerful economic driver

Canadians aren’t the only North Americans spending a lot on outdoor recreation, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

More News

Phone help available for MNRF licence and tag issues

Most hunters who have licensing and tag issues now know they can visit one of the participating ServiceOntario locations (or licence issuers that offer MNRF services) to get a no-charge reprint of their tag.

record book bucks
Big Game
More Big Game

Looking for a record-book buck

Hunting is not always about spectacular wallhanging racks … but, sometimes it is, Don Sangster wrote in our 2015 Hunting Annual.

Hunt fish trap shoot
More Fishing

$18.9 billion spent on fishing, hunting, trapping, sport shooting

Canadians spent an estimated $18.9 billion on fishing, hunting, trapping, and sport shooting in 2018, according to a new study commissioned by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), with support from 30 other groups.