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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Strike King acquired by Lew’s

by Steve Galea | November 10, 2017

Strike King, one of the fishing industry’s most iconic brands, has been acquired by Lew’s, a holding corporation that also owns Mr. Crappie, Hunter’s Specialties, and Buck Bomb.

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30 Dead ducks found on Woodbine Beach

by Emily Walsh | November 7, 2017

On the morning of November 5, 30 dead ducks and one dead heron were found on Woodbine Beach. Toronto Animal Services have since removed them…

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UPDATE – MNRF in possession of cougar carcass found near Thunder Bay

by Gord Ellis | November 2, 2017

UPDATE – DNA testing of the Thunder Bay-area cougar carcass, completed by the US Forest Service, has determined, with 95% certainty, that the cougar’s genetics were most closely related to individuals from the region of…