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About the RBWA

Rondeau Bay Waterfowlers Association (RBWA) is a not-for-profit organization comprised of a volunteer membership, with open monthly meetings to discuss topics related to Rondeau and surrounding area.  The RBWA works toward our Mission in co-operation with Ontario Parks, the OFAH, & the OMNRF.

Mission

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Public Waterfowl Hunting

Public Waterfowl Hunting

Public Waterfowl Hunting

Provide and enhance controlled public waterfowl hunting opportunities of the highest quality in Rondeau Bay.

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Recreation

Public Waterfowl Hunting

Public Waterfowl Hunting

Promote, encourage, and engage in recreational activity of waterfowl hunting.

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Conservation

Public Waterfowl Hunting

Conservation

Encourage, promote, and engage in undertakings designed to aid in the protection and  conservation of waterfowl, fish and other wildlife and the natural habitats.

Membership

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Each year RBWA volunteers dedicate untold hours toward accomplishing the objectives of the Association.  These tasks range from Earth Day clean up, blind construction, maintenance, and installation, volunteering Rondeau Park events, engaging in the local community, hold an annual fundraising dinner, organize an annual youth hunt, and many other opportunities as they arise.


The RBWA partners with local and regional groups as well as provincial bodies to complete large scale projects with a focus on improving Rondeau Bay and surrounding area while addressing the objectives of the Associations mission.  


We work to protect public hunting interests and access for hunters, both present and future.


Through our partnership with OFAH we require all members of RBWA to be members of OFAH in good standing.  We are able to offer both memberships concurrently.


Members in good standing also enjoy a reduced rate on A-Zone Daily Hunting Permits.


If you are interested in becoming a member please download our Membership Form and contact our Membership Chair listed on the Contact Us page.

Rondeau Zones

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A-Zone Information

  • The RBWA operate approximately 30 A-Zone blinds and shooting points within Rondeau Provincial Park available to the public for daily rental by means of a lottery and lottery reservation performed 2 weeks before the hunting day.
  • Hunters are responsible for having valid applicable licenses; Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit, Ontario Outdoors Card, a Small Games License, and an A-Zone Daily Hunting Permit.
  • Patrons entering Rondeau Provincial Park are required to purchase and display a valid Ontario Park Vehicle Permit.  These will be made available for sale at the RWU during the season. 
  • Hunting is only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the Migratory Bird season - 1/2 hr before sunrise to 1/2 hr after sunset.
  • Decoys and canoes and paddles are available at certain blinds, please refer to the A-Zone Map for more information.


Further information is available on the A-Zone operating procedures by either viewing our Information Booklet or choosing to Download the booklet and maps for offline viewing.

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Wigeon in Rondeau Provincial Park.

B-Zone Information

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  • B-Zone provides additional opportunity for hunters wishing to erect and hunt from their own blinds or boats.
  • Anyone wishing to erect a blind or stake a location must obtain a B-Zone Blind Erect Permit.  This is done by means of the Blind Permit Lottery.  All blinds must be removed no later than March 15th of the following year. 
  • Hunters are responsible for having valid applicable licenses; Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit, Ontario Outdoors Card, a Small Games License, and an B-Zone Seasonal Hunting Permit.
  • B-Zone Seasonal permits are available for purchase at RWU, Rondeau Park Office, Erieau Marina (cash only), and some executive members.
  •  Hunting is only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the Migratory Bird season - 1/2 hr before sunrise to 1/2 hr after sunset. 
  • Rondeau is closed to hunting beyond 300 metres from shore or a natural rush bed or waterline that forms a boundary of private property. 


 Further information is available on the B-Zone operating procedures by either viewing our Information Booklet or choosing to Download the booklet and maps for offline viewing.