MNRF gave the attached presentation during the OFAH AGM and Wildlife Conference. We wanted to share this info with you because it will have an impact on you in one way or another. Please share this info with your fellow Continue reading Ontario’s New Licensing Service
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (similar to bluetongue) has been discovered in two dead deer near London, Ontario. More details will likely emerge in the coming days, but for now, we have set up a page with all of the relevant available Continue reading URGENT: Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Deer
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In late May, the MNRF posted a proposal on the Environmental Registry outlining fundamental changes to Outdoors Cards, licensing, game seals, hunter activity and harvest reporting, and various other regulatory amendments under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. Due to Continue reading EBR outdoors card, licensing, hunter reporting etc
MNRF reconsiders stance and brings back hunting seasons following pressure from OFAH and hunters April 25, 2017 PETERBOROUGH — In case you missed it, while making broad changes to the small game hunting regulations that came into effect on April Continue reading ICYMI: Rabbit and hare seasons restored in northern Ontario through June 15
This guide will help to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and practices required to safely hunt wild turkey in the province of Ontario. You can find it at www.huntercourse.com/Canada/Ontario You will see that much of the information from Continue reading The new Ontario Wild Turkey Hunting Study Guide is now complete.
The Canadian Wildlife Service of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is seeking public feedback on a baiting policy for migratory game birds. The OFAH does not support the recommendations to eliminate bait authorizations and prohibit the modification of agricultural Continue reading Seeking public feedback on a baiting policy for migratory game birds.
Our kids colouring draw is now accepting submissions via mail and email! Get your entry form at www.ontariofamilyfishing.com/colour/ Submissions are due February 24. Happy colouring! Trying to plan activities for the Family day weekend? Get your friends and family out Continue reading Ontario Family Fishing Events
Conservation Officers have the authority to ask for your hunting or fishing licence. Make sure your Outdoors Card is up to date for 2017 and always carry it on your person while enjoying your hunting or fishing experience! https://www.ontario.ca/page/renew-replace-or-update-outdoors-card
Have you ever caught a fish and then realized it has legs? Well, it was actually a mudpuppy, which is Ontario’s largest salamander! So, if you’re ice fishing this winter and you catch ‘a fish with legs’ take a picture Continue reading Mudpuppy Signtings
Hunters contribute to wildlife health surveillance
The Canadian Firearms Program (CFP) now offers an Online Licence Renewal Application. http://bit.ly/2eZPAQ5
November Solunar Calendar
Avid fisherman wins BrokerLink’s OFAH contest
Since Wednesday night’s vote on Bill C-246 — animal cruelty legislation — many people have asked how their MP voted. We’ve compiled the list. See the graphic below or visit www.ofah.org/animalcruelty to see how your MP voted.
Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protection Act, was voted down by MPs Wednesday night by a count of 198 to 84. Thank you to everyone that took time to become educated on the bill and urged their MPs to support Continue reading Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protection Act
Undergraduate research (A Buse, M Douglas, T Giguere) in the lab have video evidence that adult snapping turtles can raid sunfish larvae from a nest while frantic papa looks on. How far will papa go to protect his young…? Watch Continue reading adult snapping turtles can raid sunfish larvae from a nest while frantic papa looks on
OFAH Zone J Chair Brian Moore had the pleasure of mentoring a youth waterfowl hunter this past weekend. Congratulations on all mentors and apprentice hunters who were able to spend time in a blind. The 2016 Rondeau Bay Waterfowlers Memorial Continue reading 2016 Rondeau Bay Waterfowlers Memorial Youth Waterfowl hunt