Hunting notices and updates

Updates for hunters, including big game opportunities, chronic wasting disease testing and Sunday hunting.

Moose and Deer Season Start Dates for 2015

For Ontario resident hunters:

Farmer/Landowner Application for a Controlled Deer Hunt Validation Tag

This completed application must be hand-delivered to a participating ServiceOntario centre by October 1.

Farmer/Landowner Controlled Deer Hunt Application

Additional deer seals

The online and telephone sales period for additional deer seals ended on July 31.  Additional deer seals that were not sold by that date are now available at participating ServiceOntario centres. 

Additional deer seals for resident hunters successful in the controlled deer hunt draw will go on sale October 15 at participating ServiceOntario centres.

View this brochure for details.

2014 application process for additional deer seals (brochure)

Sunday gun hunting in southern Ontario

Sunday gun hunting during open seasons is permitted in the southern Ontario municipalities listed below from September 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.
Municipalities added to this list on September 1 include: Adelaide-Metcalfe; Strathroy-Caradoc; Middlesex Centre; and Warwick.
No municipalities have been removed from the list.

View a map of the municipalities on the list.



Updated: December 9, 2014