The diverse and rich habitat of rural Norfolk provides a great opportunity for those wishing to enjoy the outdoors and to participate in various hunting seasons throughout the year.

Regulated by the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry and the Canadian Wildlife Service, the following hunting seasons are permitted in Norfolk County.

  • Waterfowl ~ including Goose & Duck
  • White-tailed Deer (Controlled hunt)
  • Wild Turkey
  • Small Game ~ including rabbit, pheasant, grouse, and squirrel

Rabbit and Pheasant Hunting Opportunities

 

A municipal license is required to hunt pheasant and rabbit.

Pheasants are released on public lands throughout Norfolk County. Maps of release sites in 2019 are available online by clicking the links below:

Pheasant Hunting Sites 2019
Pheasant Hunting Sites Key 2019

 

For more information: longpointareafishandgameclub.ca/

Season & Possession Limits

Please refer to the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary for additional information.

 

Pheasant

September 25th, 2020 to December 31st, 2020

Daily Limit: 3 of either sex

Possession  Limit: 10 of either sex

Pheasant licenses are available at the following locations to purchase:

    • H. Stilwell’s Guns and Ammo 960 Norfolk County Road 28, Langton, ON N0E 1G0
    • Caffery Hardware & Electric Ltd. (Home Hardware) 122 King Street, Delhi, ON N4B 1X8
    • Eli’s Guns and Archery 316 Queensway West, Simcoe, ON N3Y 2N1

Cottontail & European Hare

September 25, 2020 to February 28, 2021

Daily Limit: 5

Possession Limit: 15

 

Sunday gun hunting is permitted in Norfolk County.

Permission to hunt on all private lands is required.

Trespassing will not be tolerated and violators will be prosecuted.

Conservation Officers, the Ontario Provincial Police and Norfolk County By-law Enforcement will be enforcing all laws and regulations

It is advisable that respect for other users of public lands be exercised.  Conflict amongst users may jeopardize the future of hunting on these lands.