Frequent question: Can you use a 410 for deer hunting in Ontario?

What is the smallest caliber for deer hunting in Ontario?

I have been told by a person that just took the course for his hunting license, that the new rules state that the minimum calibre for deer in Ontario is . 270.

Can you hunt with a 410 pistol?

410 pistol is legal to hunt small game because it is considered a shotgun. If you look in the regs for small game it says “Manually operated rifles and handguns .

Can you hunt deer with 223 in Ontario?

I have seen hunters use . 22Hornet effectively on deer, but I would not recommend it as a general rule. . 223 Rem would be the minimum that I would recommend, and only with diligence to select appropriately constructed bullets and, as always no matter the cartridge, very careful shot placement.

Will a 410 stop an intruder?

Yes. Shooting someone with a . 410 shotgun in the lower abdomen is lethal force in the legal sense. Even in a medical sense, the burglar has no more than a 50–50 chance of surviving; even a .

What is the effective range of a 410 slug?

A 410 shotgun will shoot and kill game birds at anywhere between 25 and 40 yards. At the 40 yards range, a good shot is going to have to be fired as the shot pattern is less dense. The 410 can fire a rifled slug around 125 yards but it will have dropped about 12 inches and have lost around 70% of its energy.

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Can you carry a gun hiking in Canada?

Yes you can. You have to be licensed and you cannot carry a restricted or prohibited firearm. I wouldn’t do it unless really necessary and I certainly wouldn’t do it in populated areas. Crown Land and deep wilderness is OK, but bear spray is much lighter to carry and easier to deploy.

Can you bow hunt during rifle season in Ontario?

Rifles, shotguns, muzzle-loading guns and bows

indicates that rifles are not permitted during the open resident and non-resident seasons.

How far from a house can you shoot a gun?

discharge a weapon within 183 m (200 yards) or cause a projectile from a weapon to pass within 183 m (200 yards) of any occupied building. Owners, occupants, or persons authorized by the owner or occupant are excepted, subject to local bylaws.

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