Hunting resources for Northwest Ontario

Useful Resources

 

Government information and resources

2013 Hunting regulations Ontario
Outdoor Card purchasing and renewals
Current Weather Conditions

Maps

Toporama – topographical maps for all of Canada

FTP topographic maps from Thunderbay area to Nipigon and North (52 series maps)
FTP topographic maps from Nipigon east and North (42 Series maps)

Forest Management information and maps
Ontario crown lands maps

Message Boards/discussion

Thunderbay fishing message board
Outdoor Ontario Message Boards

Other fishing resources

Coastwatch – Satellite images of Lake Superior (can see snow coverage on Land)
Modis satellite imagery:  upated daily – Lake Superior North
Current Forest Fire situation in Ontario
Rydens Border Store – Take advantage of free shipping in the USA, then drive to the border to pick it up.

Thunderbay fishing random thoughts

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Recent Postings

The limited spring bear hunt is a go – Judge dismisses case

The spring bear hunt will go ahead as scheduled on May the first as the Ontario Judge hearing the Case in Toronto dismissed the case brought by two TO based animal rights groups. The court challenges were brought from two Toronto based animal rights groups: Animal...

HUNTER SAFETY TRAINING COURSE “ONE STOP” – Red Rock

A Canadian Firearm Safety Training Course (PAL) and a Hunter Education Course will be held Friday, May23, 2014 Saturday,May24 2014 Sunday, May 25 2014 and Friday, May 30 2014 Saturday,May 31 2014 Sunday, June 1 2014 LOCATION: Red Rock Fish and Game Club For...

Moose tags for Northwestern Ontario greatly reduced for 2014

Moose Tags 2014….  allocations for 2014 have been greatly reduced for Northwestern Ontario. The average for the entire region is a drop in 18% however in just the main hunting areas (19,15B,13) the average is 45% on average with WMU 13 coming in at an 89%...

Shotgun Plug

Shotgun Plug

Question:

I cannot seem to find the answer to this in the hunting regs.
I know that you must have your gun plugged to hold a maximum of 3 shells while hunting migratory birds.
However if you are walking trails for grouse are you allowed to remove the plug?
Thanks in advance!

Drinking in the Ice Shack

Question: With all of the talk about drinking on the ice I would like to know what the real answer. To my understanding the hut needs to fit the requiements of a residence, ie sleeping and cooking facilities. But why the cooking facilities? Are you not allowed to pack...

Moose tags for Northwestern Ontario greatly reduced for 2014

Moose Tags 2014….  allocations for 2014 have been greatly reduced for Northwestern Ontario. The average for the entire region is a drop in 18% however in just the main hunting areas (19,15B,13) the average is 45% on average with WMU 13 coming in at an 89%...

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