Ontario OUT of DOORS is your first source for the latest hunting and fishing news and regulation changes.

Falconers welcome revised regulations

by Tom Goldsmith | May 11, 2021

Ontario’s licensed falconers are welcoming recent changes to provincial regulations that simplify the process of trapping and hunting with a raptor that was captured from the wild.

Licence-free fishing for Mother’s Day

by Editorial Staff | May 7, 2021

The second of four licence-free fishing opportunities returns this Mother’s Day weekend.

High water levels driving Erie walleye numbers?

by Jeff Helsdon | May 6, 2021

Lake Erie’s walleye population is riding high, causing some to wonder if water levels have something to do with the surge

Herd immunity stopped avian cholera in eiders

by Steve Galea | May 4, 2021

A Carleton University study released in January detailed how herd immunity was instrumental in stopping avian cholera from devastating the largest breeding population of northern common eiders in the Canadian Arctic, on Mitivik Island in Nunavut.

Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

The province is recruiting 25 new Conservation Officers (COs).

Sudbury-based officer named CO of the year

by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021

Sudbury-based New Liskeard-based Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Conservation Officer Peter Koskela has been named 2020 Conservation Officer of the Year.

Brighton to debate Sunday hunting

by Steve Galea | April 28, 2021

The Municipality of Brighton is once again debating whether or not to amend a Sunday gun hunting ban that has been in effect since 2003.

Pure fishing

Pure Fishing buys Plano

by Editorial Staff | April 26, 2021

Pure Fishing has bought Plano Synergy Holdings.

New hunting reg changes for 2021

by Steve Galea | April 20, 2021

Ontario’s 2021 Hunting Regulation Summary, which covers from fall of 2021 to spring of 2022, was released in early April.