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The Shimano Fish Conservation Files – Live Release Fishing

May 16th, 2018|

This week in the Shimano Fish Conservation Files series we look at the benefits of live release fishing. Keep Canada Fishing is the national voice of Canada’s anglers, and we lead the effort to preserve [...]

DFO Sets One Fish Retention Limit For Start Of Salmon Season

May 8th, 2018|

Originally published by VCOM Local News Now, May 7th, 2018 New for Salmon anglers in Newfoundland and Labrador this spring: a one fish retention limit. The season will begin in Newfoundland on June 1, and runs [...]

The Shimano Fish Conservation Files – Protecting Canada’s Fishing Heritage

May 8th, 2018|

This week in the Shimano Fish Conservation Files series we look at the need to protect Canada's fishing heritage. Keep Canada Fishing is the national voice of Canada’s anglers, and we lead the effort to [...]

The Shimano Fish Conservation Files – Nutritional Benefits of Eating Fish

May 1st, 2018|

The second installation of our Shimano Fish Conservation Files series examines the nutritional benefits of consuming fish. Eating fish is a great way to stay healthy... and it's delicious! Keep Canada Fishing is the national voice [...]

M.P. Bob Zimmer and Walter Oster Receive Sportfishing Industry President’s Award

March 22nd, 2018|

CSIA President Kim Rhodes recently presented the association's highest honor to M.P. Bob Zimmer (Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies) and Walter Oster, in recognition of their advocacy and leadership in support of recreational fishing and conservation [...]

The Shimano Fish Conservation Files – Do Fish Feel Pain?

March 13th, 2018|

We mark the beginning of our Shimano Fish Conservation Files series with the question, "do fish feel pain?" The answer may not be what you think. This informative video, produced by Shimano Canada, sheds some light [...]

Toronto Sportsmen’s Show, March 14 – 18, 2018

March 12th, 2018|

We'll be at the Toronto Sportsmen's Show this week, Wednesday to Sunday! Keep an eye out for Rachel or Mike who will have bumper stickers and Keep Canada Fishing bags available for a small donation! [...]

Chris Johnston Wins the FLW Tour

February 26th, 2018|

Two Canadians cleaned up this weekend at the FLW Tour at the Harris Chain of Lakes, presented by Lowrance. Our friend Chris Johnston came in 1st, taking home a cheque for $125,000. 2nd place went to Jeff Gustafson [...]

Blue Fish Radio: Tom Brooke Reflects on Past and Future Challenges to Recreational Fishing

February 21st, 2018|

Our friend Tom Brooke, of Shimano Canada, recently spoke with  Lawrence Gunther on his Blue Fish Radio podcast to discuss angler access and newly proposed Marine Protection Areas. Lawrence is a visually impaired professional angler, columnist, radio [...]

Licence-Free Fishing!

February 15th, 2018|

A number of provinces are hosting "Family Fishing" events this weekend, allowing residents and Canadian visitors to fish without a licence. Regulations still apply -- and vary by province -- so be sure to double [...]

Hamilton Harbour turning into sport fishing haven with return of walleye

February 14th, 2018|

Originally published by The Toronto Star, February 14th, 2018 By MARK MCNEIL Hamilton Spectator Ben Gottfried used to have to drive for hours to find a good place to ice fish for walleye. But this winter his favourite [...]

OFAH: Telling Our Story

February 7th, 2018|

Have you seen this lovely video produced by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters? Here's what they had to say about our outdoor heritage as Canadians: It can sometimes be difficult to describe the [...]