News

Greenland caribou

World record caribou harvested by Ontario hunter

by April Scott-Clarke | April 18, 2017

When Russell Forbes, of Kitchener, and hunting buddy John Donato, of Cambridge, booked a muskox hunt in Greenland neither man expected to come home with a world record harvest — and of a caribou at that.

Youth artist

Outstanding young fish artists

by Barney Moorhouse | April 12, 2017

If the artwork in the 14th Annual Kids’ Fish Art Contest is any indication, the future of wildlife art in Ontario is in good hands.

Polar bear Provincial Park

MNRF efforts recognized by environmental commissioner

by Steve Galea | April 6, 2017

The clean up of a Cold War radar station in Polar Bear Provincial Park earned recognition for involved MNRF staff and local First Nation communities.

cougar - paw size

MNRF in possession of cougar carcass found near Thunder Bay

by Gord Ellis | March 28, 2017

The decades old question about whether cougar prowl northwestern Ontario may have been answered… a communications specialist with the MNRF, said the carcass was in their possession and would be DNA-tested.

Ganaraska proposed restrictions

Port Hope considers Ganaraska fishing restrictions

by Steve Galea | February 21, 2017

Recurring issues have caused the Municipality of Port Hope to consider implementing night fishing restrictions and a $40 Municipal Access Fishing Pass.

small game

Small game management and regulation changes on the way

by Steve Galea | January 23, 2017

Management and regulations of small game and fur-bearers will receive an overhaul if proposals in two provincial EBR notices are approved.

Migratory Birds

Proposed changes to Migratory Birds Regulations could end baiting

by Jeff Helsdon | January 20, 2017

Outdoor groups are encouraging waterfowlers to let their opinion be known on a proposal for Canada’s Migratory Birds Regulations that could end baiting.

Inside SHOT Show 2017

by Emily Walsh | January 17, 2017

We’re taking you inside SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas with coverage on the latest gear and innovations.

outdoors card

Outdoors card a little different this year

by Steve Galea | January 13, 2017

Turkey hunters might notice their new outdoors card no longer bears the “T” inscription formerly used to indicate the owner had passed the wild turkey hunting education course.