Attention hunters and anglers! While we get the new Fish and Wildlife Licensing Service up and running, there will be a short period from November 19th to 25th, 2018, during which you won’t be able to buy Ontario fishing and Continue reading Licensing System Update
From July to October, ministry crews will be distributing vaccine baits by air and on the ground in southern Ontario. In rural areas, MNRF staff will be flying in a yellow Twin Otter airplane or yellow EC130 Helicopter at low altitude Continue reading Rabies Vaccine
Send in two premolars from your harvested black bear this spring! In return we will send you a Ontario Bear Hunter Crest and information about the age of your bear! See page 76 of the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary for Continue reading Bear premolars
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
The Canadian Wildlife Service is proposing changes to the migratory game bird hunting regulations for the next two hunting seasons (2018-2019 and 2019-2020). Read about the proposed changes: http://bit.ly/2E8Pcg0 and submit your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2018.
Do you consider yourself a hunter that follows the rules and makes safety a #1 priority? Take the MNRF Hunter Safety Quiz to make sure you’re on top of your game. *Challenge: You need at least 75% to pass! http://m.sgizmoca.com/s3/8d1eda9d34f7 Continue reading MNRF Quiz
Attention hunters! You can earn a ‘Limited Edition 2017 Ontario 150 CWD Surveillance Program Crest’ by taking part in the annual testing for chronic wasting disease in deer. Scientists will be testing deer harvested in Wildlife Management Units 64A, 64B, Continue reading CWD Surveillance Program
Earlier this year, the federal government announced its intention to end the current amnesty period for expired PAL holders as of December 31, 2017. For more on how this impacts you, visit: http://bit.ly/2myqs8u
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
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
baitfish-combined What’s happening? The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has developed a Strategic Policy for Bait Management in Ontario that is accompanied by a number of significant proposed changes to the way anglers can harvest, move and Continue reading MNRF’s Proposed Strategic Policy for Bait Management in Ontario
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
Are you a drawing fanatic in grades 4-12? The Kids Fish Art Contest might just be the thing for you! Each fall, Ontario students are invited to you show off your artistic talents and learn about Ontario’s native fish and Continue reading Are you a drawing fanatic in grades 4-12?