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Letter to the minister concerning Moose

Please feel free to copy, paste and email, mail, phone or message the minister through Facebook. Let him know how you feel. Feel free to add to it or create your own message. Please be respectful in your message. Please message the minister, the more messages the better and stronger the voice. Our hunting heritage is in all of our hands.

Hon. Gerry Byrne

Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources

Minister's Office

Tel: (709) 729-3705

Fax: (709) 729-0360



Added by Peter Emberley on March 27, 2019 at 10:34am — No Comments

Ice Fishing 2019 - Avalon/St. John's Vicinity

Does anybody have any info on ice thickness/safety as of opening day, Today, Feb. 01/19? I have called Paddy's Pond Forestry - No info. Called Red Cross - can't get to speak to anyone. Can't contact Rovers SAR either. Any info or who to call would be great.



Added by Bob Evans on February 1, 2019 at 12:19pm — No Comments

ASP Recommends Halting Food Fishery In Light Of Declining Cod Stocks

The Association of Seafood Producers is calling for an end of the food fishery in light of declining cod stocks.

The ASP made the recommendation as part of its proposal to DFO’s management plan.

Despite the moratorium, the latest science shows that cod stocks have failed to recover from levels they were when the moratorium was imposed over 20 years ago.

Executive Director of the Seafood Producers, Derek Butler says others are on the same page. He says very little is…


Added by Peter Emberley on April 21, 2018 at 6:14am — No Comments

N.L. lowers legal hunting age to 12, improves access for hunters with disabilities

In an effort to get more young people out hunting, Newfoundland and Labrador is lowering the minimum age for both small and big game licences.

The new age limits were announced Friday along with other changes to the Wildlife Act and regulations, including efforts to help those with disabilities have better access to hunting and angling.

The minimum age to shoot small game, coyotes and other furbearing animals has been lowered from 16 to 12, and the minimum age to shoot big game…


Added by Peter Emberley on October 27, 2017 at 5:12pm — 5 Comments

Any Progress on the .17 HMR Rimfire?

Hey guys i have been wondering if anyone has heard if there has been anything decided on the .17 HMR rimfire or if we are going to be able to use them anytime soon?'s a dandy little gun for spot and stalk rabbit hunting and is a real tack driver compared to a .22LR , I have one and i have hunted with mine in alberta a few years ago.

Added by Lee Chaulk on October 15, 2017 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

2017 Newfoundland Recreational Cod Fishery

NEW No Changes To Food Fishery This Year: McDonald

May 19, 2017 | 11:14 am

The federal government has decided to stay the course when it comes to this year’s food fishery, but licensing may be introduced next year.

MP Ken McDonald made the announcement this morning in Holyrood.

The federal government had been contemplating the introduction of a tags program for the recreational groundfish fishery, a notion that was widely condemned during a series of… Continue

Added by Peter Emberley on May 19, 2017 at 12:36pm — 4 Comments


    Can someone tell me what would be the best outdoor shooting range on the Island would be for long range target shooting ?

Added by Ken T Johnson on April 15, 2017 at 3:12am — 2 Comments


I know this might be a long shot but I'll try anyways. First year at the turrs and I'm just looking for a few spots on the avalon with some decent boat launches that I could go for a look. I don't want anyone to tell me where there are turrs.

Added by Gary WIlliams on November 22, 2016 at 7:27pm — 6 Comments

semi Auto Shot guns and more. must read

The government has to put in to have all semi Auto gun be put under restricted fire arms. Let's hope that don't happen. If it does rod and gun club and complete gun smith will make million every year. And let's not forget the government as well.

Added by kenneth Griffiths on May 22, 2016 at 4:53pm — 6 Comments

May Long Weekend

Hi Folks,
I hope everyone is having a great weekend. The official start of summer. Please be safe this weekend, don't drink and drive, don't drink and ride. If you're out on the water be safe and wear a personal flotation device, it could save yours or a family members life. Enjoy and have a wonderful and safe weekend.

Added by Peter Emberley on May 21, 2016 at 1:32am — No Comments


Our dog just had 7 pups and they are for sale. Only 2 left

Added by kenneth Griffiths on March 7, 2016 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

Hey guys not sure if anyone heard but there's a recall on windchester sxp pumpguns firing pin to long could fire off while pumping

Hey guys not sure if anyone heard but there's a recall on windchester sxp pumpguns firing pin to long could fire off while pumping Continue

Added by Harold on November 2, 2015 at 10:53am — 4 Comments

Piebald moose on Newfoundland's west coast not albino

A large, mainly-white moose spotted recently on Newfoundland's west coast, has garnered the interest of photo buffs and the provincial wildlife department. 

Wayne Barney, a species management coordinator with the Newfoundland and Labrador wildlife division, told the St. John's Morning Show Thursday that the male moose is not albino as many…


Added by Peter Emberley on October 13, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

fresh water duck hunting

New to duck hunting so just inquiring about a few things.

Went to coastal looking for black duck decoys but they didn't have any. So I bought mallards, is this still alright?

Would people recommend making your own blind or buying one?


Added by Simon Terry on October 6, 2015 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment

Two Men Accused of Shooting Moose from the TCH in the Middle of the Night

Two men from Wareham, Bonavista Bay are facing charges after allegedly shooting a moose on the Trans Canada in the middle of the night. Wildlife officers received numerous complaints last Friday night, September 11th, the night before the official start of the hunting season of possible night hunting along the TCH.


RCMP also fielded complaints that same night about vehicles impeding traffic.


Just after midnight on Saturday, September 12th, officers apprehended…


Added by Peter Emberley on September 16, 2015 at 11:46pm — 2 Comments


For approx 5 lb meat:

2 pks Teriyaki Sauce mix ( Can purchase at Canadian Tire)

2 pks Jerky cure (Kosher Salt) in same pack as Teriyaki Sauce mix.

Dissolve Kosher Salt in 1/4 cup of boiling water.

1 tsp Lemon Pepper

4 tsp Black Pepper

4 tsp Garlic Powder

4 tsp Onion Powder

1 oz Soy Sauce

2 oz. Rye Whisky (Gibson's Finest)

Add 1 beer slowly to curing mix and stir until all beer froth gone.

Put sliced meat in a bag…


Added by Tom Cox on July 18, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments


  1. Fillet fish: Do not wash fish before adding dry brine.
  2. Combine the following ingredients in a bowl and mix with your hand, sprinkle generously on thick fillets and lightly on thin fillets.
  3. Sprinkle a little dry brine mix on bottom of bowl and layer fillets in bowl and sprinkle brine on each layer of fillets.
  4. For approximately 10 lbs of fillets.


1 1/2 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup Kosher Salt

1 1/2 tsp ground…


Added by Tom Cox on July 18, 2015 at 4:48pm — No Comments

A T V Run

 Hey all anyone up for a run on the bike

Trying for 30 of July

Added by Tony Cooney on July 16, 2015 at 9:55am — 6 Comments

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