Posts Tagged ‘Spring’

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Watch out for bears, MNRF and OPP reminds

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding everyone to be careful as black bears come out of hibernation this spring.

wild turkey in strut with grass
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April 2021 solunar calendar

The solunar calendar for April 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

coho salmon swimming
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May 2020 solunar calendar

The solunar calendar for May 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Female Mallard Duck Flying Low Over the Trees
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April 2020 solunar calendar

The solunar calendar for April 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

hanging rubber hip waders in green
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In praise of hip waders

To some anglers, hip waders are the ugly stepsister of chest waders, but to me, they’re the workhorses of the family.

a black bear ambling through the greenery
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Spring bear hunt is back

Ontario will resume its annual spring bear hunt starting in the 2021 season. In the meantime, this spring the pilot project hunt will resume its final year.

a green ice hut on a lake
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Ice hut removal dates loom

With the end of ice fishing season drawing near, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is reminding anglers to plan to remove their ice huts.

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Channeling the cats of Ontario

As I sat in my chair, nestled amidst the shoreline vegetation of a local pond, my body was at rest, content. Nevertheless, I remained vigilant, frequently repositioning my line and tossing in small bits of bait. I was hoping to attract and hold the attention of hungry fish, which I strongly suspected were using the area.

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All tracks lead to spring

All tracks lead to spring. There is still snow on the ground in this part of the province. And, as I peck at these keys, turkey season is less than a month away and closing fast.. Those two thoughts converged in my mind seconds after I noticed a set of turkey tracks in the snow just down the road from my place.