Whether it’s ducks or geese, Ontario OUT of DOORS has the expert waterfowl advice you need, from calling to decoys.

Great ways to grow a waterfowling partnership

by Bob Bailey | August 20, 2021

When the precipitous decline in numbers of waterfowl hunters became recognized almost three decades ago, conservation organizations stepped up to develop hunter recruitment programs.

Making a case for waterfowling simplicity

by Bob Bailey | July 7, 2021

Less often turns out to be more in waterfowling. Present day snow goose field-hunting rigs fall just short of an amusement park in terms of size, set-up, and complexity.

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

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Flight feathers tell a story

by Barney Moorhouse | November 24, 2020

Researchers can now get a better sense of where waterfowl originated from by studying birds’ flight feathers.

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DUC acquires St. Luke’s Marsh

by Editorial Staff | November 23, 2020

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has acquired St. Luke’s Marsh, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands on Lake St. Clair.

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Pan-seared mallard breast

by Andrew Rochon | November 5, 2020

A rustically seasoned, succulent duck breast served over a creamy squash puree is the perfect late fall, or winter meal.

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The duck "web"

by Bob Bailey | September 11, 2020

Bob Bailey shares insights from countless hours of observing how migratory ducks behave and communicate within their flocks.

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Wings of change for waterfowl

by Bob Bailey | August 25, 2020

Waterfowl hunting traditions and methods have changed, but so have the diversity and abundance of birds hunted in Ontario.

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New goose regulations

by Steve Galea | August 24, 2020

Goose hunters in WMUs 65 and 94 should be aware of changes in bag limits during the upcoming 2020-2021 season.