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$350,700 in Ontario Trillium Foundation grants helping conservation efforts

PETERBOROUGH, ON - On Friday, MPP Dave Smith met with representatives of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) to get an update about the difference that two Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)…

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New report examines what firearms are reasonable for hunting in Canada

PETERBOROUGH -- The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) has released a 68-page report, authored by the organization’s Director of Programs and Policy, Matt DeMille, titled What Firearms are Reasonable and Proportionate…

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Canadian residents can fish Ontario licence-free from July 3-11

Nine days of licence-free fishing during the Family Fishing Week PETERBOROUGH -- Ontario Family Fishing Events (OFFE) offers a great opportunity for families to get outdoors and do a little fishing this July.…

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The OFAH and MNRF renewed partnership on ISAP

ISAP is a collaborative initiative led by the OFAH to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species and to protect the province’s biodiversity The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and…

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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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