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Catch-and-release bass season underway in FMZ 20

The new catch-and-release season for Lake Ontario smallmouth and largemouth bass is underway as part of changes to regulations in FMZ 20.

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Minor fishing reg changes in 2021

The most significant regulation change Ontario anglers can expect in 2021 will affect Lake Ontario bass fishing.

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2020 fishing regulations released

The coming new year signals a new Ontario Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary as anglers head out on the frozen water for another ice-fishing season.

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Ask a CO: Multiple muzzleloaders can be carried

Hunters can carry more than one muzzleloader, but they must be handled in a safe manner, a provincial enforcement specialist with the MNRF explains.

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Balancing bass seasons

Early-season fishing could be hindering nesting smallmouth bass spawning in Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 20, which includes the Canadian side of Lake Ontario, but opinions vary on a possible solution.

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Moose management overhaul proposed

The province is set to overhaul how it manages the declining moose population.

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MNRF steps up CWD monitoring

Ontario’s MNRF has responded quickly to a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) outbreak in nearby Quebec. The discovery was made on a red deer farm that’s within 15 kilometres of the provincial border.

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Black bear gallbladder-trafficking ring busted

A three-year investigation has ended with the dismantling of a black bear gallbladder-trafficking operation in Quebec, according to…

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Moose validation numbers posted for 2018

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has released the fall 2018 – spring 2019 hunting regulations. With the new regulations come the moose validation tag allocations for 2018. The quotas reflect both increases and drops, with the decreases focussed mostly on cow tag numbers.