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Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2018-19 Year

Peterborough, ON:  Shimano Canada and the all-party Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada have partnered to [...]

Re: Point Pelee National Park region National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) feasibility study

September 24, 2018 Hon. Catherine McKenna Minister, Environment and Climate Change House of Commons Ottawa, [...]

Bob Zimmer: Celebrating Canada’s hunting, trapping and fishing heritage

Originally published by Alaska Highway News, September 17, 2018 By Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace [...]

RCMP Officer To Compete in World Fly Fishing Championships

Originally published on CKPGToday, September 11, 2018 It's something he's been doing for over 50 years now, [...]

First striped bass commercial fishery in 20 years goes ahead on Miramichi

Originally published on CBC.ca, September 3, 2018 By Hadeel Ibrahim Eel Ground First Nation has struck [...]

Fraser River sockeye finally catch a break with cooling water temperatures

Originally published by the Prince George Citizen, August 29, 2018 By Randy Shore / Vancouver [...]

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fishing early in the morning

fishing early in the morning

Colorful fishing shack on the rocky beach

fishing early in the morning

Is there a fishing-related issue in your city or province that worries you? Are you concerned about regulations, conservation, or access issues? By contacting your MPP, MP or MLA with your concerns, you’re taking an active step in keeping recreational fishing alive and well in Canada. Visit our look-up page to find your government representative.
If you would like to learn more about fishing and fishing issues in your area, it’s a good idea to contact a local conservation or hunting and fishing organization. There are many, including the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and the Manitoba Wildlife Federation. Please check back soon for a comprehensive list of organizations.
You have more influence than you realize! Just by getting out on the water with a fishing rod and some of your favourite tackle, you are helping to Keep Canada Fishing… and keep the fishing industry alive. Not only that, you have power at the polls, where you vacation, and through the organizations and retailers you support.

Why Advocating for Fishing is Important

  • Ensures sustainable ecosystems, including abundant fisheries, for years to come.
  • Helps foster a community of conservationists.
  • Ensures the economic, emotional and environmental benefits of fishing are available to all Canadians.

keep canada fishing on parliament hillThe recreational fishing industry prospers when people are on the water. But sometimes issues prevent Canadians from taking part in their favourite pastime. If you are aware of environmental, access, regulatory, or any other issues concerning recreational fishing in your area, contact your MP, MPP or MLA and tell them why fishing matters to you.

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