Welcome to Ontario Hunting News, your one-stop source for the latest updates, tips, and stories from the vibrant world of hunting in our beautiful province.

From regulatory changes to inspiring tales of outdoor adventure, we’re here to keep you informed and entertained. Join us as we explore the diverse landscapes of Ontario, share expert advice, and celebrate the traditions and challenges that unite our passionate community of hunters. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to the hunting scene, we invite you to grab a cup of coffee, settle in, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Ontario’s great outdoors.

Reviving Tradition: Pheasant Hunting Returns to Ontario with a Bang!

Reviving Tradition: Pheasant Hunting Returns to Ontario with a Bang!

“Prepare your gear, hunters! The Conestogo Pheasant Club (CPC) has exciting news for you. Thanks to a dedicated group of hunting aficionados and the strong support of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH), pheasant hunting is returning to the picturesque Conestogo Lake Conservation Area this Fall. Managed by CPC under a license agreement with the Grand River Conservation Authority, this revival promises a high-quality, inclusive, and accessible hunting experience for enthusiasts in southern Ontario. Be one of the first 80 members to join this historic reintroduction and take part in a season that promises thrilling chases and rewarding catches!

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MNRF Launches New Fish and Wildlife Licensing Service

MNRF Launches New Fish and Wildlife Licensing Service

MNRF has launched a better way for hunters and anglers across the province to get their Outdoors Cards and hunting and fishing licensing products. “Our government is making life easier and allowing you to get outdoors quicker,” said John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural...

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Hunting, fishing, and trapping is a way of life

Saturday, Sept. 16 is National Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing Heritage Day to recognize the importance of these activities to our economy, identity, and culture. This year, Heritage Day coincides with Waterfowler Heritage Day — set aside for young hunters under the...

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Enforcement blitz finds hunters and anglers obeying rules

Enforcement blitz finds hunters and anglers obeying rules

Most hunters and anglers stopped during a recent road check station on Highway 502 were found to be obeying Ontario’s hunting and fishing regulations. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation officers conducted an enforcement blitz on August 18, 2017....

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Longlac man fined after shooting trophy bear

Longlac man fined after shooting trophy bear

The shooting three years ago of one of the largest black bears ever harvested in Ontario has led to a stiff fine and the loss of hunting privileges for a Longlac man. Michael A. Gauthier was convicted after a trial in Geraldton this week and fined $5,000 for hunting...

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ZINK CALLS: Rock ’em Back to Earth

ZINK CALLS: Rock ’em Back to Earth

ROCK 'EM BACK TO EARTH GOOSE HUNTERS: BANG SOME HEADS WITH THE NEW ZINK CALLS LONG NECK ROCKER GOOSE CALL Port Clinton, OH (August 22, 2017) – There is no doubt; the short-reed goose call has revolutionized the waterfowl hunter’s ability to sound just like living...

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WILDGAME INNOVATIONS: New 360 Crush Cam

GAME HIDES. IT SEEKS. WILDGAME INNOVATIONS' 360 CRUSH CAM CAPTURES STILL IMAGES AND HD VIDEO OF GAME IN ANY DIRECTION, NOW WITH COMPLETELY INVISIBLE LIGHTSOUT™ FLASH Grand Prairie, TX (August 17, 2017) – Ever wonder how many deer you never see that walk behind or to...

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MNRF announces changes to small game regulations

MNRF announces changes to small game regulations

The MNRF changes to small game regulations will both positively and negatively affect Ontario hunters Government's lack of understanding of hunting in northern Ontario shows throughPETERBOROUGH – For 10 years the OFAH has been asking for a review and update to small...

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New Hunting Rules for Coyotes and Wolves

New Hunting Rules for Coyotes and Wolves

Ontario is helping to protect the province's threatened Algonquin wolf population by introducing new rules for hunting and trapping in certain areas. Due to the similarity in appearance of Algonquin wolf and coyotes and other wolves, the province has closed the...

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Safety During Moose Hunt

Safety During Moose Hunt

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be stepping up enforcement efforts with a focus on safety in northeastern Ontario this fall. In particular, during the regular gun calf season for moose from October 22 to November 4, conservation officers will be...

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Hunters who shot MNRF moose decoy land $5000 fine

Hunters who shot MNRF moose decoy land $5000 fine

Conservation officers planted a bull moose decoy on the roadside as a trap for unlicensed hunters Two Petrolia, Ont. men have been fined and had their hunting licences suspended after shooting a moose decoy placed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry....

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Moose hunters victims of their own success

Moose hunters victims of their own success

ALMAGUIN – Hunters are the victims of their own success when it comes to moose tags being handed out in one of the more popular hunting zones in the province. Wildlife Management Unit 47 stretches north from Highway 124/Magnetawan River to the French River/Lake...

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