Hunting notices and updates

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

Application Periods for 2015 Big Game Draws

  • Antlerless Deer – March 1 to June 30
  • Moose – April 21 to June 1
  • Elk – May 1 to June 10
  • Controlled Deer – August 1 to  August 31
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Moose and Deer Season Start Dates for 2015

For Ontario resident hunters:

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: February 13, 2015