Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association announced it’s award winners for National Fishing Week during the Outdoor Writers of Canada convention held in Peterbourgh June 6th. The CSIA developed the National Fishing Week Writers Award for the best newspaper or magazine article/column that, promotes the benefits of sportfishing in Canada and/or National Fishing Week. Choosing the winners […]
Steve Elmy founder of Backyard Wildlife Products stopped by the Ontario Federation of Angler & Hunters headquarters to present a $1820 cheque toÂ Â David Pind, O.F.A.H manager of the Hunter Education Program. Steve raised money at the Toronto Sportsmen Show with an action shoot video console in his custom Backyard Wildlife trailer. […]
2009 Lake Erie Angler Outreach Meeting Port ColborneÂ Â Wednesday, May 20Â Â 7pm â€“ 9pm Parish Hall in St. Patrickâ€™s Church, 123 King St Status of the Lake Erie walleye and yellow perch stocks for 2009 Sport Fishery Diary ProgramÂ Enforcement updateÂ Fisheries Science 101 â€“ What does MNR do to understand what is happening with the lakeâ€™s fish […]
Well it’s that time of year, the 2009 Ice News Spring derby will be held on Sunday June 14 2009. Once again it will be held at Binbrook Conservation Authority Park. The derby will run from 8am- 1pm. Â Ticket cost are adults $15.00 kids $10.00 , Â BBQ , draw prizes and awards will follow. Â Please […]
I caught the interview between Host Thomas Pigeon and guest MPP Frank Klees during this week’s episode of Canada in the Rough TV show. With the upcoming Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leadership nomination in early June I wanted to offer my support for MPP Frank Klees. During the Canada in the Rough interview I learned […]
Â Most Grand River Conservation Authority Parks will open for the season on Friday, May 1 at noon.The GRCA operates 12 conservation areas, eight of which offer camping, with about 2,500 camping sites.Opening on May 1 will be Byng Island (Dunnville), Brant (Brantford), Pinehurst (Paris), Laurel Creek (Waterloo), Conestogo (Drayton), Guelph Lake, Elora Gorge and Luther […]
With a mandate to empower Canadians to make a difference, the RBC Foundation has donated five thousand dollars to the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters toward the completion of the O.F.A.H./Mario Cortellucci Hunting and Fishing Heritage Centre. The centre is nearing completion and is scheduled to open in Peterborough, Ontario later this year.
NEWS April 15, 2009 Ontarioâ€™s 2009-10 Hunting Regulations Summary is now available online. Â Important dates to remember this year are:Â
AlthoughÂ QDMA has limited Canadian Chapters they do have some great whitetail information.Â CheckÂ it out. If you have anything to do with Whitetail deer check out the 2009 QDMA WHITETAIL REPORTÂ AVAILABLE HERE.
Long time trapper Todd Griffin recently started teaching young trappers the tricks of the trade during his weekly seminar. If you ever wanted to find out about trapping and fur trading check out Todd’s Certified Trapping Course. For additional information you can contact Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our annual DVL dinner was a huge success with 154 dinners inÂ attendance on April 3rd.Â DVLÂ members and sponsors dedicated to local conservation efforts contributed valuable time and resources to this worthy cause. Check out the nights activities on the DVL Club Tab to see photos and sponsors. Thanks again to all the sponsors and […]
The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (O.F.A.H.), the largest non-profit conservation based organization in Ontario, was delighted to welcome the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, to the O.F.A.H. 81st Annual General Meeting and Fish & Wildlife Conference in Mississauga on Saturday March 21, 2009.“The outdoor community across Canada contributes billions each […]
MNR press release; YPSILANTI, MI â€“ The binational Lake Erie Committee, comprising fishery managers from Michigan, New York, Ohio, OntarioÂ and Pennsylvania, today recommended a 2009 total allowable catch (TAC) of 12.012 million pounds of yellow perch and 2.45 million walleye.Â The yellow perch TAC represents an increase from last year while the walleye TAC […]
Members of the public are invited to attend one of the Ministry of Natural Resourcesâ€™ open houses to comment on Ontario’s moose tag draw system. The draw allocates moose tags to resident hunters. It is designed to give the greatest number of hunters an opportunity to hunt or share an adult moose while maintaining sustainable […]
Press Release MNR The Ontario government is inviting the public to comment on a new fisheries management plan, which includes rules related to catch limits and seasons, for the fishing zone located in the inland area of central Lake Ontario. Public input is being sought on options in Fisheries Management Zone 17 for changes to: […]