• PHIL MORLOCK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF  CSIA/CNSF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

    PHIL MORLOCK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF CSIA/CNSF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

    For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 13, 2020 Peterborough, ON:  Directors of the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association and the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation are pleased to announce that Phil Morlock has been appointed Director of Government Affairs for both organizations, effective September 1st, 2020. Phil Morlock recently retired from Shimano after an outstanding [...]

  • 5 Ways to Practice Safe Fishing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    5 Ways to Practice Safe Fishing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    It's important to keep yourself and other anglers safe. Most importantly, clean up after yourself, practice physical distancing with those who are not in your bubble, and wear a mask when physical distancing isn't possible or when directed to by local establishments. Bring all your supplies from home, including lifejackets [...]

  • National Fishing Week 2020

    National Fishing Week 2020

    Fishing: Essential During a Time of Worry The Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation (CNSF) is encouraging Canadians to practice social distancing this summer by going fishing. National Fishing Week is July 4 to July 12, 2020. It is designed to help Canadians experience the thrill of this centuries-old pastime. There are [...]

  • Essential to Canadians’ Well-Being

    Essential to Canadians’ Well-Being

    What's at Stake Anglers have a long history of making sacrifices for the betterment of nature. These accommodations have sometimes included targeted closures where the science has clearly indicated they are essential solutions to protect fish and sensitive habitats.  Over the past several weeks, rather than focusing on the health [...]

  • Fishing During Covid-19: A Code of Conduct for Canadian Anglers

    Fishing During Covid-19: A Code of Conduct for Canadian Anglers

    We realize things are difficult right now due to the health fears related to Covid-19. Canadian anglers are also faced with financial worries, fishing access closures, and recommendations to "stay at home." We are all operating in uncharted waters. Because of this, guidelines and restrictions are changing daily. But what [...]

PHIL MORLOCK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF CSIA/CNSF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

September 17th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 13, 2020 Peterborough, ON:  Directors of the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association and the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation are pleased to announce that Phil Morlock has been appointed Director of Government Affairs for [...]

5 Ways to Practice Safe Fishing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

It's important to keep yourself and other anglers safe. Most importantly, clean up after yourself, practice physical distancing with those who are not in your bubble, and wear a mask when physical distancing isn't possible [...]

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National Fishing Week 2020

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |

Fishing: Essential During a Time of Worry The Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation (CNSF) is encouraging Canadians to practice social distancing this summer by going fishing. National Fishing Week is July 4 to July 12, 2020. [...]

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Essential to Canadians’ Well-Being

May 13th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |

What's at Stake Anglers have a long history of making sacrifices for the betterment of nature. These accommodations have sometimes included targeted closures where the science has clearly indicated they are essential solutions to protect [...]

Fishing During Covid-19: A Code of Conduct for Canadian Anglers

April 20th, 2020|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , , , , , |

We realize things are difficult right now due to the health fears related to Covid-19. Canadian anglers are also faced with financial worries, fishing access closures, and recommendations to "stay at home." We are all [...]

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Covid-19 and Fishing as an Essential Service: Letter from CSIA President Kim Rhodes

April 13th, 2020|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , |

I hope that you, your loved ones and your colleagues are well. We are living in unprecedented times. As an industry, I believe we need to support the war against COVID-19 and abide by our [...]

Marine protected areas not all good, says Vancouver Island fisherman

January 20th, 2020|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, News, West|Tags: , , |

Originally published by www.mapleridgenews.com/ Written by ROBERT BARRON Lance Underwood has come to the conclusion that the federal government’s plans for new marine protected areas are not as advertised. Underwood, a fisherman in Cowichan Bay on [...]

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Ice fishing on Sainte-Anne River

January 8th, 2020|Categories: News, Quebec|Tags: , , |

Originally published by CBC Every year, more than 100,000 visitors flood the small village of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade in Quebec's Mauricie region, where 1,000,000 tomcod fish swim upstream from the St. Lawrence River estuary in time for the ice [...]

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Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire

December 19th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |

In 2017, the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation, the same organization behind Keep Canada Fishing and National Fishing Week, assumed responsibility of administering the Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire Fishing Days program. 2019 Kids, Cops and [...]

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Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2019-2020

December 11th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |

Peterborough, ON:  Shimano Canada and the all-party Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada have announced the recipients of ten (10) $3000 scholarships for post-secondary students committed to advancing their education in fish and wildlife management and [...]

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Mike Sklad of Fishing Friendzy | Champions of Recreational Fishing

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

Mike Sklad is the founder of Fishing Friendzy, a travelling fishing exhibit dedicated to introducing ethical angling to children and parents. He and his team of ambassadors also help foster a new generation of responsible anglers through a [...]

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Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2020

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |

Oct 24, 2019 For Immediate Release Peterborough, ON:  For the second year, Shimano Canada and the all-party Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada have partnered to fund fish and wildlife scholarships (application download) for ten post-secondary students committed [...]

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