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Tick season in full swing

With the arrival of summer-like weather, the province is reminding everyone to take precautions to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease.

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Ice angler perishes in Bay of Quinte

A 23-year-old ice angler from Belleville is dead after breaking through the ice on the Bay of Quinte on Saturday, Jan. 9.

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OPP offers hunter safety tips

Safety should be a priority while enjoying Mother Nature this fall, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds hunters.

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Hunter orange protects dogs, too

Wearing hunter orange in the field is required by law to keep humans safe in the woods, but what about our dogs?

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Don’t you (forget about ticks)

With COVID-19 restrictions beginning to ease, public health officials are reminding everyone to take extra care this summer and fall to prevent tick bites, especially in forested areas or where there is tall grass, weeds, or shrubs.

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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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6 Tips for hunter safety

Hunting, when done properly, is a safe pursuit. Here are a few tips to make your time afield safer.

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The fundamentals of safe wading

I always try to exercise caution and good judgment when I’m wading. Here are a few tips I’ve picked up along the way.

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Gerber issues Cohort knife recall

CPSC says 11,000 units shipped for sale in Canada