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Gravelly Bay

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Duck-hunting in Gravelly Bay at risk

by Jeff Helsdon | June 7, 2018

Waterfowlers in popular duck-hunting spot Gravelly Bay are fighting to keep their tradition alive in the face of complaints by nearby residents

Northern King

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The Northern King is back

by OOD in partnership with Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. | June 1, 2018

In 1984, Patsy Distaffen created the original Northern King spoon. A tool and die specialist with Xerox and an avid hunter and fisherman, Patsy used his passion to found Northern King. He recognized the need for a trolling lure that wouldn’t spin while being trolled at higher speeds...

Shimano

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Fathers, family, and fishing

by OOD in partnership with Shimano | June 1, 2018

I’ve been fishing with my father since I could walk. I was fortunate to grow up around all kinds of neat rivers and streams, like the Grand River, that was just a bike ride away. Going through a box of pictures the other day...

ear tagged

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Ear tagged bears - to harvest or not?

by Barney Moorhouse | June 5, 2018

An MNRF information notice released on April 5 was meant to make bear hunt operators and hunters aware that bears with ear tags have been immobilized with veterinary drugs.

June 2018 Solunar

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June 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Walsh | June 1, 2018

The solunar calendar for June 2018 is now available! Check it for dates and times when wildlife is most likely to be active this month.

conservation tradition

Free Range

A different kind of conservation tradition

by Gord Ellis | May 24, 2018

The first conservation-oriented fundraising dinner this columnist ever took part in was over 30 years ago, in my hometown of Thunder Bay. It was one of the very first dinner auctions put on by the North Shore Steelhead Association...

DIY Build a float

DIY

DIY fishing hack: build a float

by Luigi De Rose | May 22, 2018

Making your own floats is a great DIY project that will provide you with customized floats you won’t find at your local tackle shop. Check out these step-by-step instructions and how-to video!