The wild turkey disappeared from Southern Ontario in 1909, eliminated after 60 years of concentrated, unregulated hunting and displaced from their habitat by emerging farms and infrastructure. But as time went by and science progressed, The Eastern Wild Turkey was reintroduced to the region in 1984. Previous to this, there were several unsuccessful attempts to introduce wild turkeys raised in captivity to the region, only to eventually lose them to predators like hawks, racoons and coyotes.
Most hunters know that the winter season offers some incredible opportunities all across Canada, despite the cold weather. We have put together a list of the top species to target this winter, along with some tips and tricks to make the most of your winter hunting adventure!