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April solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff

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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

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Shining Light on Raccoon Hunting

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

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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

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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

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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

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Huns: Ontario’s Forgotten Game Bird

Talk to any upland gunner about bird hunting in Ontario and they’ll probably tell you about ruffed grouse, woodcock, and perhaps released pheasant. Further north, they might add spruce and … Read more