Hunting Ethics

BY SEAN ‘BLUE’ GRAY As I begin to close the door on another hunting season, I’ve concluded that some hunters may have forgotten a few of the essential hunting ethics that all of us were taught when we received our hunting license. Ethics are a set of moral principles that guide a person’s behaviour. So,…

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Hunter Smorgasbord Recipe

BY SEAN ‘BLUE’ GRAY As we move into October, many hunters are getting excited about upcoming big game hunts such as moose and whitetail deer. For some of us, it’s like counting the number of sleeps before Christmas Day. Many hunters have awaited this time of year for months and are anxious to see if…

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Tips to Avoid Ticks

Ticks used to be something we didn’t have to worry about here in Northern Ontario, but with climate change, they have been slowly coming our way. Although uncommon, ticks have tested positive for Lyme disease in the Greater Sudbury area, and as a result, outdoors people should be aware of the risks associated during tick…

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Black Bear Safety Tips

BY SEAN GRAY Now that the snow has finally melted, the lakes have opened up, and the black flies are out, we know that spring is here. Living in northern Ontario, the spring season also allows black bears to leave the den and begin their search for food. Because bears are hungry, many of us…

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Why I Hunt

BY SEAN GRAY I can remember as a young boy always loving the outdoors – especially hunting. Today, this passion still follows me. Growing up, my parents always exposed my sister and me to the outdoors. We lived in Thunder Bay, Elliot Lake and Onaping Falls – all areas where outdoor life was at our…

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