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


What's new at SHOT Show 2018

by Emily Walsh | January 23, 2018

We're taking you inside the 2018 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show(SHOT Show), with Managing Editor Ray Blades on the scene in Las Vegas. SHOT Show is billed as the largest trade show of its kind in the world...

New Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

by Steve Galea | January 19, 2018

Ontario has a new minister at the helm of the MNRF. Nathalie Des Rosiers, a rookie Member of Provincial Parliament, first elected in 2016 to represent Ottawa-Vanier, will replace former Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry...


What's the deal with Ontario cougars?

by Gord Ellis | January 17, 2018

Since that initial story, some 35 years ago, cougar sightings have continued to come in. Once I began my career as a journalist and broadcaster, tips, sightings, and other cougar-related information flowed in steadily. Some of them seemed legit, others, not so much.

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MNRF takes action on controversial caribou relocation

by April Scott-Clarke | January 15, 2018

The MNRF put its plan to relocate the depleting herd of caribou on Michipicoten Island into action over the weekend. A total of seven caribou were moved from Michipicoten Island...


MNRF releases details on licensing and regulation changes

by Emily Walsh | January 11, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has made some further details, regarding the numerous changes coming to hunting and fishing licensing and regulations, public...

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Top 10 articles of 2017

by Emily Walsh | December 22, 2017

2017 seems to have passed in the blink of an eye! As the new year draws closer, it's always fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest this year.


UPDATE - Sweeping changes proposed to hunting and fishing licensing proceeding

by Emily Walsh | December 20, 2017

Sweeping changes proposed by the MNRF to the province's hunting and fishing licensing regulations in support of a new licensing system will be proceeding.

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Caribou to be relocated by helicopter

by April Scott-Clarke | December 12, 2017

Caribou are already a species at risk in the province and the numbers on Michipicoten island have declined to a worrisome level due to predation from wolves...


No Trespassing Bylaw closes causeway to anglers

by Emily Walsh | December 6, 2017

A decision made by Peterborough County Council will have ramifications for anglers in the area. In a County Council meeting on Dec. 6 the council approved a No-Trespassing Bylaw for the James A. Gifford causeway...