Hunting, trapping, and fishing take on new meaning

Hunting, trapping, and fishing take on new meaning

By MPP Toby Barrett

National Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing Heritage Day – September 19 – will take on a new meaning this fall. For many, there will be a renewed emphasis on wild food in their diets.

With the suspension of activities, many families have turned to the outdoors for entertainment and fun. Sales of fishing rods, boats, and many outdoor items have jumped. It reached the point many retailers had a hard time stocking basic rod and reel combos.

Although there aren’t Ontario statistics yet, many American jurisdictions saw spikes in spring turkey hunting.

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