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‘If I died tomorrow, I’ve lived’: wheelchair-dependent seniors go fishing

Originally Published By: Global News  July 12th, 2018. Residents of a Burnaby senior care facility who [...]

Recreational chinook salmon fishing restricted on most Yukon rivers

Originally published by CBC, July 26, 2018 There will not be a public chinook salmon fishery in [...]

The Shimano Fish Conservation Files – The Thrill of Your First Fish

National Fishing Week may be over, but there are still plenty of opportunities to introduce [...]

Caring For Your Catch

Eating fresh fish is healthy and delicious. Here are a few tips for caring for [...]

Government of Canada announces new sustainable fisheries resource advisory council

PROVIDED BY Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada Jul 17, 2018, 17:19 ET In 2015, the Government [...]

Shimano Live Release Systems

A few weeks ago we shared a video about Shimano's Live Release Boats. For more [...]

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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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