On March 28, 2020, the Resource Stewardship Division within the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development provided an update related to hunting and angling activities. The following information has been published on their website:
Currently, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has not issued any orders restricting individuals from angling and/or hunting at this time.
At all times, individuals are expected to follow the orders and guidance provided by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO).
Specific guidance for angling and hunting activities, including but not limited to:
Only fish and hunt with members of your family or others you are living with.
Maintain physical distancing (2 metres or 6 feet) from other individuals you come across.
Do not share vehicles with individuals outside of your family or others you are living with.
Fish and hunt locally.
Wash your hands frequently, especially around communal areas such as boat ramps, gates, etc.
Adhere to all travel advisories and self isolation requirements.
Adhere to all municipal, First Nation community, provincial and federal closures (e.g. parks, infrastructure, etc.).