TINY MARSH: A valid MTM Hunting Permit is required to hunt pheasants and migratory birds (waterfowl, woodcock, mourning dove) at Tiny Marsh. Valid applicable Provincial / Federal hunting licenses also required.

MATCHEDASH BAY: Valid applicable Provincial / Federal hunting licenses are required.
No MTM permit required.

PHEASANT HUNTING PERMIT - TINY MARSH

2023 TINY MARSH PHEASANT SEASON

Seasonal Permit Holders: Hunting Permitted Sept. 25 - Dec. 31, 2023, Monday – Saturday

Daily Permit Holders: Hunting Permitted Sept. 26 – Nov. 24, 2023, Monday – Friday
  • Daily Permit Cost $50 cash only, exact change
  • May only be purchased on-site at Self-serve Kiosk - deposit form portion & cash into secure drop box. Display the other portion of the form on your vehicle dashboard.
TINY MARSH PHEASANT HUNTING RULES
  • Hunting permitted only within the designated areas on the east and west sides of Tiny Marsh.
  • Abide by all safety and hunting laws and regulations that govern pheasant hunting in Ontario and abide by MTM hunting rules.    
  • Park only in one of the 10 designated pheasant hunter parking spaces located in each the two parking lots on the east side and west side of Tiny Marsh, on Tiny-Flos Townline.
  • Do not to commence hunting until a pheasant parking space is available. On busy days, this may require hunters to wait their turn by parking on the road.
  • Maximum limit of 2 pheasants per hunter per day.
  • Hunters shall take both hens and cock birds.
  • Once a hunter has shot 2 pheasants, the hunter must leave the field with his dog on leash or at heel and vacate his parking spot for the next hunter.
  • Pheasant Hunters wishing to hunt woodcock or mourning doves must also have a valid MTM Migratory Bird Permit and a Federal Migratory Bird Permit. If you are done pheasant hunting, you must vacate your pheasant parking space before hunting woodcock.
  • No pheasant hunting on Sunday.
  • Hunting is permitted by Seasonal Permit Holders as follows:
    • West Side: Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • East Side: Monday through Thursday and on Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • Fridays on the east side are for pre-booked Reserved Hunts only.
  • Daily Permit Hunters may only hunt Monday through Friday (west side) and Monday through Thursday (east side).
  • After November 24, only Seasonal Permit holders may hunt until the season ends on December 31.
  • A Seasonal Permit holder may hunt with a maximum of 2 guests on Saturdays for a daily fee ($50) and Guest passes must be carried in the field. Guests must be directly accompanied by Seasonal Permit holder at all times.
  • The Seasonal Permit is non-transferrable.
  • For safety reasons, fire only at pheasants that have taken flight.
  • Respect all signage and restricted areas. Do not shoot toward buildings or private property.
  • Good sportsmanship will be observed at all times. No hunter can lay claim to any field or area at any time.
  • There will be no party hunting. Hunting groups are limited to 3 hunters per group.
  • After each hunt, all pheasant hunters are required to log their harvest in the kiosk located in front of the main building parking lot.
  • Prior to the start of a hunt, all dogs must be leashed for safety reasons. Clean-up after your dog in parking lots.
  • No dog training permitted during the pheasant season or on Sundays in the designated pheasant hunting areas.
MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING PERMIT - TINY MARSH
(WATERFOWL, WOODCOCK, MOURNING DOVE)
 
Permit Type:

Seasonal Migratory Bird Permit (Tiny Marsh): $50.
Payment options:
Fill out a permit form (including your Outdoors Card number and your vehicle plate) at the start of the season at the self-serve kiosk in front of the main building. Write on the form that you have made payment by cheque or e-transfer and deposit the permit portion into the secure drop box. Display the other portion of the form on your vehicle dashboard.
 
Daily Migratory Bird Permit (Tiny Marsh): $10.
 
Cash only at self-serve kiosk located immediately in front of the main building, any day of the migratory bird hunting season. Deposit form portion and cash into secure drop box. Display the other portion of the form on your vehicle dashboard.
 
For more information Contact Hunting Inquiries
 
TINY MARSH & MATCHEDASH BAY P.W.A. WATERFOWL HUNTING RULES
  • Do not park in designated pheasant hunter parking spaces.
  • Each hunter must have a valid Outdoors Card, Ontario Small Game License and Federal Migratory Bird Hunting Permit. At Tiny Marsh, an MTM Migratory Bird Hunting Permit is also required.
  • Waterfowl hunting is allowed in season from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset and in accordance with all applicable Federal and Provincial hunting regulations.
  • Only non-toxic shot is allowed. No lead shot is permitted.
  • No hunting from the dikes at Tiny Marsh.
  • There are no designated blind locations. For safety reasons, hunters shall maintain at least 75m distance between groups. Only temporary blinds are permitted at Tiny Marsh.
  • Hunters must have an adequate means of retrieving harvested waterfowl. We encourage the use of retrieving hunting dogs and/or a canoe or small non-motorised boat.
  • No motorized boats (including no electric motors) are permitted in Tiny Marsh.
  • Watercraft must have all legally required safety equipment.
  • Please take all litter, including spent shotgun shells, home with you.
  • Each hunter's MTM Migratory Bird Hunting Permit must be displayed on the vehicle dash.
For more information Contact Hunting Inquiries
 
WOODCOCK AND MOURNING DOVES
 
Hunting permitted during the Federally-regulated open seasons with the following licenses/permits:
  • Federal Migratory Bird License; and
  • Ontario Small Game License; and
  • MTM Migratory Bird Hunting Permit at Tiny Marsh
Do not park in designated pheasant hunter parking spaces.
 
WHITE-TAILED DEER, WILD TURKEY, RUFFED GROUSE, RABBIT/HARE & COYOTE – TINY MARSH
  • Hunting permitted during the Provincially-regulated hunting seasons with the applicable Ontario Hunting License.
  • Do not park in designated pheasant hunter parking spaces.
  • In the interests of safety, courtesy and pheasant management, please do not interfere with pheasant hunts. Deer and turkeys are rarely encountered in the pheasant hunting areas due to the high level of hunter and dog activity.
GENERAL
  • Please take all litter, including spent shotgun shells, home with you.
  • Clean up after your dog in the parking lots.
  • An MTM Hunting Permit remains the property of MTM and may be revoked at any time without notice for any violation of rules.
  • Notify an MTM official as soon as possible about any person who appears to be poaching, hunting in an unsafe manner, acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or violating any Provincial, Federal or MTM hunting rules.
  • Hunt at one's own personal risk; MTM Conservation Association assumes no liability.

For more information Contact Hunting Inquiries

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