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Options for selecting an Ontario fishing resort

Across the province hundreds of fishing resorts, outposts, and lodges offer a variety of waters where you can catch any species of freshwater sportfish you desire.

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Slip-float fishing for winter pike

Using big slip floats to present large shiners to ice-bound pike has become a favourite technique of mine. It works as both a primary method and like a tip-up, as a secondary rod, away from the hut.

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Greenbelt protections remain in place: Bill 66

Pressure from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and other conservation groups and stakeholders has caused the provincial government to back off contentious elements of Bill 66, which would have opened Ontario’s protected Greenbelt to development that could have bypassed established environmental safeguards.

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Cold snap forces deer indoors

The cold snap that hit much of Ontario in late January was so intense even the deer wanted to go inside.

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Errors in 2019 Ontario fishing regs

Anglers who have obtained a copy of the 2019 Fishing Ontario, Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary are advised to use it with caution…

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Fee freeze on hunting licences

Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry John Yakabuski has announced that the government is stopping hunting licence fee increases for all Ontario residents…

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January 2019 Solunar Calendar

The solunar calendar for January 2019 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month…

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Grizzlies in Ontario?

A recently published study is raising the possibility that grizzly bears are establishing a foothold in extreme northwestern Ontario…

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Fishing licence fee freeze and more free fishing

A provincial government announcement on Dec. 17 confirmed the province has cancelled a scheduled 2% fishing licence increase for Ontario residents. It will come into effect in 2019, when the government will also remove the $2 service fee on the purchase of fishing licences…