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Pelts at auction

From trap to auction

by Lasha Racquel Wilson

It’s mid March and that means trappers in Ontario are now putting the final touches on their furs as they prepare them for sale. Read more

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Photo Friday Winner – October 2

Getting out in the field with dad Read more

Coyote
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Trapping coyote for fur in Ontario

Making use of this underappreciated fur-bearer Read more

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Photo Friday – June 6

One of Ontario’s newest trappers. Read more

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Gauge, Choke, Ammo, and Action

Determining the best choices for hare hunting. Read more

A man with his hunting dog
Small Game

Shining Light on Raccoon Hunting

A well-trained dog working with a skilled handler makes for a unique hunt. Read more

Residents in northern Ontario waiting to learn whether a limit on coyote hunting will be lifted
Small Game

Coyote Set-Up Tactics

Spotting a coyote is not difficult, but hunting them can be. Read more

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Fox Hunts Prey Buried Under Snow

Watch how this fox finds his lunch in the dead of winter. Read more

.22 caliber rifle with a scope
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Q: I want to make more use of my .22-calibre rifle. Which sight is best for small game?

Answer: That depends on individual taste, terrain, and the species hunted. A quality scope, expressly made for rimfire rifles, is definitely advantageous if you snipe for squirrels, varmints or other … Read more

raccoon in tree
Small Game

Changes for Raccoon Hunters

Hunters who want to harvest raccoons at night will no longer be required to buy a special licence thanks to recent changes in the provincial Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. Read more