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Hal
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electronic moose calls - legal to use in Ontario?

A friend was thinking about buying one, but not sure if it's legal or not for moose hunting in Ontario.

Myself, I like to call with a horn, but I'm a little concerned about him using his on his own hunt..

Any input? Links?

Thanks!

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Here's the link for Ontario Hunting regulations. I noticed for example that there are different regulations for moose hunting in "unit 65" than in others, etc, etc.

http://www.canlii.org/on/laws/regu/1998r.665/20060614/whole.html

I don't know if it deals with "calling" methods. A call to the local enforcement people would tell you.
Something to read anyway Thumbs up

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electronic moose calls - legal to use in Ontario?

Thanks for the link Hammer

It does mention electronic calls regarding turkey, but that's all...the laws were dated 1997, I wonder if they have changed since then?

Thanks again for the link!

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The problem is that The Minister can change regulations on a daily basis if he/she so desires, and if it is the same in Ontario as Nova Scotia, and I think it would be, the local Enforcement offices get an immediate copy of the "revised regulations".
Even the written text can be sometimes ambiguous and subject to wrong interpetations.
I'd simply waltz into The Natural Resources office and speak with one of the enforcement people,make note of who you spoke to and when, and follow their advice.
My bet is that you can use any mechanical or electroin means you choose.

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Here's the link to MNR Ontario's website summary of regulations.

http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR/pubs/pubmenu.html#hunting

And here's the link to the summary of changes:

http://publicdocs.mnr.gov.on.ca/View.asp?Document_ID=10686&Attachment_ID...

I don't see anything about electronic moose calls being prohibitted either.

WMU 65 is a large tract of public land swamp/forest just outside the city of Ottawa which houses a small herd of moose. It believe its reserved for handicapped hunters, archery only.

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They sell them in every hunting store so I can't see why you cant use them but I'm not sure.

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atomikall wrote:
They sell them in every hunting store so I can't see why you cant use them but I'm not sure.

...same problem here it depends who you ask you might get a different answer from each ,also stores here sell camo dress at inflated prices but hunter orange is mandatory , my view is why waste money on electronic call when birch bark is free ..... Laugh Laugh Laugh Thumbs up

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I always like trying out new calls you never know they all sound different I bought a knight and hale moose call tonight.

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atomikall wrote:
I always like trying out new calls you never know they all sound different I bought a knight and hale moose call tonight.

...years ago I came across a hunter using a coffee can with a bootlace tied through a hole punched i the bottom he wet the lace and pulled down on the inside of the can with his fingers made an odd enough sound ,don't know if it worked for him or not he used it as he walked through a series of bogs calling as he went ...hi ho hi ho here moosy here moosy

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Ill just stick to tracking and calling when need with my horn, I just like to try newstuff out.

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