Posts Tagged ‘Ontario’

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Ontario renews funding for Hats for Hides

The Ontario Government announced it would be investing $100,000 in the Hats for Hides program in a news release Tuesday. The investment is returning…

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Elk antlers unearthed

…he had unearthed an old pair of elk antlers still partially attached to a skull – an unusual find since elk have not roamed that part of the province…

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How to become a trapper

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.

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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…