Crossbow course

Could this be the future of hunting and gun safety courses in Canada? Nova Scoita’s Department of Natural Resources has introduced an online certified crossbow hunter course—the first such program in the country (see the new release here). Hunters in the province must pass...

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Map quest

For anglers who fish unfamiliar waters, a good lake map is a handy tool. And an online site for finding those maps is just about as helpful. So if you’re searching the Web for lake maps, you’ll undoubtedly want to check out this recent post (“Google Maps for Anglers”) ...

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Fish ‘n music

Fish ‘n music

Like music as much as fishing? Then you’re sure to be interested in The Swim Drink Fish Music Club, a music Web site developed by environmental group Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to raise money to “fight for swimable, drinkable, fishable water in the community.” Exclusive...

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Online ballistics

Online ballistics

Hunters out there who are accuracy junkies are sure to appreciate the latest online ballistics calculator. Winchester Ammunition launched its new, free Ammunition Ballistics Calculator about a month ago. It allows users to choose their type of ammo and compare up to five...

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Crasher squirrel

Crasher squirrel

Okay, so there’s no hunting season in Alberta’s Banff National Park, but I thought you might still be interested in this curious photo, currently doing a viral world wide web tour. The ground squirrel popped into the frame while investigating the noise the camera’s auto...

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Duck poachers sentenced

Duck poachers sentenced

Talk about swift justice. Within three weeks of posting a despicable video on YouTube titled “Duck Hunt” that featured three men blasting away at sitting ducks from a car (mentioned in this space yesterday and last week), the trio responsible pleaded guilty to 15 charges...

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Duck poachers caught

You’ve either been on the water or in the gun range 24-7 for the last week or so if you didn’t hear about the trio of Canadian yahoos who went on a duckling shooting rampage (from a car no less), and uploaded the video evidence to YouTube. I blogged about it on August 4...

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Bass potpourri

Bass potpourri

With bass season in full swing these days, there’s plenty of chatter, tidbits and interesting info about all things large- and smallmouth on the Web these days. Here are a few of the most compelling items to cross my desktop recently… Last Monday, July 31, Wil Wegman,...

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Hunting poachers

A number of Canadian internet hunting forums are abuzz over a video posted on YouTube recently (then subsequently removed and reposted by a concerned citizen), which depicts a couple of yahoos shooting what appear to be pellet guns or rifles at sitting ducks. From their car no...

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Big catch

While pro anglers Ken and Steve Ballan didn’t win the big prize at last weekend’s Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship, the duo came away from the tourney with by far the biggest catch—a moose calf. The brothers, along with Kent’s wife Michelle and Len Bedard, spied...

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Nice markings

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Proper C&R works!

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My biggest mirror carp

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Quebec eye

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