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Gord Ellis to be inducted into Fishing Hall of Fame

by Emily Walsh | October 6, 2017

Ontario OUT of DOORS (OOD) Senior Editor Gord Ellis recently learned he is going to be one of the latest inductees into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wisconsin.

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Thornbury dam failure causes fish kill

by Steve Galea | October 4, 2017

A power outage on September 29 that affected the Town of Blue Mountain for seven to eight hours was also responsible for a major failure at the Thornbury dam on the Beaver River. It caused a malfunction, which…

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Deer disease detected in Ontario for first time

by Emily Walsh | September 28, 2017

The infectious epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been detected in two whitetail deer from the London area, according to the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC). This news was confirmed yesterday by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

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A classic autumn ahead for hunters and anglers

by Steve Galea | September 22, 2017

With summer having been so wet and September fluctuating from unseasonably cold to unseasonably hot, some anglers and hunters might be suspicious of what autumn has in store.

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Travel tips for air-bound hunters

by April Scott-Clarke | September 22, 2017

If you plan on travelling by plane to fill your game tags, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has some travel tips and advice that will make travelling easier and getting to your destination faster.

Waging war on water soldier

by Amey Humphries | August 24, 2017

August 11, 2017 was the eighth annual Water Soldier Watch Day — a day volunteers come together to look for water soldier, an invasive species

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Nighttime ban on the Ganaraska

by Amey Humphries | August 17, 2017

The Municipality of Port Hope has implemented a nighttime fishing ban from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on stretches of the Ganaraska River.

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A school fun day with NASP

by Amey Humphries | August 16, 2017

Join Tim Watts, NASP coordinator for the OFAH, on a trip to Archie Stouffer Elementary School for a fun day of archery for students

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Privacy laws used in attempt to poach fishing spot

by Steve Galea | August 15, 2017

Fishing pro and travel writer Mike Borger’s fishing spot was at risk of being poached due to an FOI request that sparked issues involving individual privacy.