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

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Never too cold for geese and mallards

by Bob McGary | November 13, 2019

It's never too cold to harvest geese or wind-buffeted mallards, Bob McGary writes after taking part in a hunt on a snow-covered field near Hamilton.

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Making duck-hunting memories near Napanee

by Andrew Rochon | October 25, 2019

A late-season outing near Napanee opened contributor Andrew Rochon's eyes to a level of duck hunting unlike any other he had seen.

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Accessible duck hunting blind installed

by Editorial Staff | October 21, 2019

Hilliardton Marsh Wildlife Area has installed a new observation/hunting blind for physically-challenged hunters.

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Predicting good duck days

by Bob Alison | October 17, 2019

Bob Alison, an internationally-respected biologist and waterfowler, unveils some simple steps for predicting the best days to be afield.

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Going under cover for waterfowl

by Bob Bailey | September 27, 2019

Waterfowl hunters in deep cover can create the illusion of a safe location that offers food and social contact for ducks.

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Hunting clay-belt waterfowl

by Steve Galea | September 12, 2019

This unique area of northeastern Ontario harbours some of the best duck and goose hunting in the province.

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Waterfowl regulation changes in the works

by Steve Galea | September 9, 2019

Waterfowlers can now comment on the first comprehensive set of proposed changes to the Migratory Bird Act since their inception in 1917.

DIY: Decoy hacks

by Scott McGuigan | August 22, 2019

These tips will lengthen the life of your decoys, add realism, and give you more bang for your buck, contributor Scott McGuigan wrote in the 2018-2019 Hunting Annual.

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How dry conditions impact waterfowl

by April Scott-Clarke | September 27, 2016

Conditions have been abnormally dry for most of Ontario since late spring which can have favourable and adverse impacts on wildlife — particularly ducks.