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OFAH statement on Chesher’s Outdoor Store contest

A message from OFAH Executive Director, Angelo Lombardo As you may know by now, Chesher's Outdoor Store in Belleville has been the subject of unwarranted social media attacks, vandalism, and threats because of…

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OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day is going virtual in 2021

PETERBOROUGH – The 12th Annual OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day is going virtual during Family Day Weekend due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions. "The OFAH is thrilled to continue the tradition of this…

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Recent out-of-work tow truck driver catches a $394,717 “Ace” from the OFAH

Southwestern Ontario’s Larry Moore lands the biggest catch of his life PETERBOROUGH – A southwestern Ontario man, Larry Moore, 34, is celebrating the biggest catch of his life – the winning ticket number…

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Federal government announces firearms ban

Today the Government of Canada announced, effective immediately, that they are prohibiting the purchase, sale, transport, import and use of 1,500 models, variants or modified versions of firearms in Canada that they have…

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Fishing Derby Cancelled

PETERBOROUGH — The 33rd Annual OFAH Under the Lock Fishing Derby (formerly Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby) has been cancelled. With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down by April, the OFAH…

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33rd Annual OFAH Under the Lock Fishing Derby

Online registration now open PETERBOROUGH — Online registration is now open for the 33rd Annual OFAH Under the Lock Fishing Derby (formerly Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby) at ofah.org/underthelock.  Several new features will make…

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Ontario government proposes a full return of spring bear hunt

Ontario government proposes a full return of spring bear hunt Almost 21 years to the day since the spring bear hunt was cancelled, the Government of Ontario has proposed to bring it back.…

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Government plan targets law-abiding Canadian firearm owners

OFAH calls on all levels of government for evidence-based approach to gun violence The new federal government made an election commitment to ban ‘all military-style assault rifles, including the AR-15’ and to work…

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Outdoors community injects $13.2 billion to Canadian economy each year

Fishing, hunting and trapping is big business in Canada The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), with support from 30 other organizations and…

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