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Hunting wild pigs prohibited

It became illegal to hunt wild pigs in Ontario as of Jan. 1, 2022 after a regulatory amendment under the Invasive Species Act of 2015.

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Top 10 stories of 2021

Time to look back on some of the best hunting, fishing, and outdoors news as we shelf another year. Here are 2021’s 10 most popular stories.

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New boating regs aim to reduce spread of invasive species

New provincial boating regulations focusing on “Clean, Drain, Dry” principles and practices aiming to reduce the spread of environmentally damaging invasive species come into effect on Jan. 1, 2022.

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Public help sought for wild pigs

The Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) is asking the public to join the effort to detect wild pigs throughout the province.

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Why wild pigs should NOT be hunted in Ontario

Prohibiting the hunting of wild pigs may seem counterintuitive, but it’s an important step in the effort to tackle this threat.

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New hunting regs available

The Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 online document provides information about hunting licences, fees, up-to-date regulations, and seasons for each game species.

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Boat movement regulations being considered

While species ranging from Bohemian knotweed to wild pigs are under review, of note to outdoor enthusiasts is the mention of boats as carriers.

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Top 10 stories of 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re looking back at what piqued your interest this year. The following list includes breaking news stories, informative features, and perennial favourites.

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Wild pigs threaten Ontario

Ask any hunter to recite a list of wild mammals residing in Ontario and the odds are good wild pigs won’t be mentioned. Yet, when Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) biologist Keith Munro placed an online survey regarding wild pig sightings last year, he received 10 reports almost immediately.