Posts Tagged ‘Hunting’

December 2017
Fishing
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December 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: Dec. 14 Black bear mandatory report deadline for residents.Dec. 29 Moose mandatory report deadline.Jan. 1 Many ice-fishing seasons open across the province. Check your Outdoors Card for expiry date, and renew if […]

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Hunting fatality under investigation

The circumstances surrounding the death of a hunter found in Morley Township west of Fort Frances earlier this week remain under investigation.

Cormorant
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Cormorant hunt proposal in final stages

One more obstacle preventing a cormorant hunt was addressed on November 7 when the provincial government updated the Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) proposal regarding the hunt.

camo-clad hunter stalking deer in snowy forest
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Lessons learned from deer stalking

Of all the ways to hunt deer, nothing is more challenging than putting the stalk on them. Whitetail deer are built to sense danger on the ground, and have developed incredible senses of smell, sight, and hearing to avoid predators.

waterfowlers with goose decoys
Hunting

Never too cold for geese and mallards

It’s never too cold to harvest geese or wind-buffeted mallards, Bob McGary writes after taking part in a hunt on a snow-covered field near Hamilton.

three bucks - hightower
Hunting

November 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: Nov. 4 General southern Ontario deer gun hunt opensNov. 11 Remembrance DayNov. 14 Fall turkey report deadlineNov. 21 World Fisheries Day Day SunRise SunSet MoonRise MoonSet MinorAM MajorAM MinorPM MajorPM 1 7:58 […]

bowhunter approaching downed whitetail buck
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Taking an animal’s life is no small thing

My hands trembled imperceptibly. My heartbeat sounded something like a ruffed grouse drumming on a distant log. My knees were more than a little shaky, too. I am always like that after the shot.

ducks taking flight in field
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Making duck-hunting memories near Napanee

A late-season outing near Napanee opened contributor Andrew Rochon’s eyes to a level of duck hunting unlike any other he had seen.

waterfowler in duck blind
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Predicting good duck days

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