woodcock report 2016

Woodcock report 2016

by Steve Galea | August 12, 2016

Each spring Bird Studies Canada (BSC), in partnership with the MNRF and Environment Canada, oversees woodcock singing ground survey (SGS) routes provincially. Of the 111 active routes, 89 returned data this year.


Grouse Hunting in the Hawthorns

by Steve Galea | October 21, 2014

Tips for getting through the thickets unscathed.


Photo Friday- Sept. 26

by Editorial Staff | September 26, 2014

Opening day smiles


Surveying Woodcock Singing Grounds

by Steve Galea | July 15, 2014

Some hunters build nesting boxes, others donate money for conservation initiatives. This hunter plans on counting woodcock.

Photo Friday – October 11

by Editorial Staff | October 11, 2013

It’s never too early to introduce kids to the outdoors.


Mourning Doves: Ontario’s Newest Season

by Steve Galea | September 18, 2013

Migratory bird hunters visiting southern and central Ontario will learn a little about humility and a lot about why mourning doves are North America’s favourite game bird.


Huns: Ontario’s Forgotten Game Bird

by Steve Galea | June 1, 2013

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 sharp-tailed grouse into the mix, maybe even ptarmigan. But, these days, it’s a rare hunter who mentions Hungarian partridge. Hunting opportunities for Huns, or as […]

Dressing for an Upland Hunt

by Steve Galea | December 1, 2012

Choosing the proper apparel is more than just looking the part.

Flushing Pheasants in Norfolk County

by Jeff Helsdon | October 1, 2012

A great option for ringneck fans.