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  • Bourses d’étude annoncées pour les étudiants se spécialisant dans les domaines halieutiques et fauniques

    Bourses d’étude annoncées pour les étudiants se spécialisant dans les domaines halieutiques et fauniques

    Le 9 octobre 2018 Pour diffusion immédiate Bourses d’étude annoncées pour les étudiants se spécialisant dans les domaines halieutiques et fauniques Peterborough, ON : Shimano Canada et le caucus parlementaire du plein air du Canada, regroupant des députés de tous les partis, se sont associés pour financer des bourses d’étude [...]

  • Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2018-19 Year

    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 fund scholarships for ten dedicated post-secondary students committed to advancing their education in fish and wildlife management/research science. Shimano Canada and the Outdoor Caucus (OC) are offering ten (10) $3000 CDN college/university scholarships for the [...]

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

    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, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister McKenna, Re: Point Pelee National Park region National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) feasibility study The Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association (CSIA) represents the manufacturers, distributors, retailers and sales agencies which serve [...]

  • Join the Tradition – National Fishing Week June 30 to July 8, 2018

    Join the Tradition – National Fishing Week June 30 to July 8, 2018

    Peterborough, ON: This summer, join a tradition that connects Canadians across the country: fishing. From June 30 to July 8th, 2018, people from coast, to coast, to coast will cast their lines in hopes of catching the big one. National Fishing Week is a celebration of tradition -- a time [...]

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

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

    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 in Canada. Mr. Zimmer is Co-Chair of the all-party Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus and Mr. Oster [...]

Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2018-19 Year

October 10th, 2018|

Peterborough, ON:  Shimano Canada and the all-party Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada have partnered to fund scholarships for ten dedicated post-secondary students committed to advancing their education in fish and wildlife management/research science. Shimano Canada [...]

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

September 25th, 2018|

September 24, 2018 Hon. Catherine McKenna Minister, Environment and Climate Change House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister McKenna, Re: Point Pelee National Park region National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) feasibility study The [...]

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

September 18th, 2018|

Originally published by Alaska Highway News, September 17, 2018 By Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies In 2013, I was proud to vote for my friend and former colleague MP Rick Norlock’s private member’s [...]

RCMP Officer To Compete in World Fly Fishing Championships

September 13th, 2018|

Originally published on CKPGToday, September 11, 2018 It's something he's been doing for over 50 years now, long before he joined the RCMP. Claude Cipelletti is a local officer who's been in the force for 16 years, [...]

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

September 6th, 2018|

Originally published on CBC.ca, September 3, 2018 By Hadeel Ibrahim Eel Ground First Nation has struck the first striped bass commercial fishery deal in the Miramichi River since 1996. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans put [...]

Fraser River sockeye finally catch a break with cooling water temperatures

September 4th, 2018|

Originally published by the Prince George Citizen, August 29, 2018 By Randy Shore / Vancouver Sun Sockeye salmon entering the Fraser River this week will be aided by cooling water temperatures, which should decrease mortality [...]

Why Disappearing Ciscoes Could Mean Big Trouble for Walleye Populations

August 29th, 2018|

Originally published by Outdoor Canada, August 29, 2018 By Gord Pyzer “You are what you eat,” which explains why many—heck most—of the very best walleye fisheries in North America have silvery, soft-rayed ciscoes as the principle [...]

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

August 2nd, 2018|

Originally Published By: Global News  July 12th, 2018. Residents of a Burnaby senior care facility who dreamed of one day going fishing again are living out a dream they thought they would never get to fulfill. [...]

Recreational chinook salmon fishing restricted on most Yukon rivers

August 1st, 2018|

Originally published by CBC, July 26, 2018 There will not be a public chinook salmon fishery in the Yukon River watershed this year for almost the tenth year in a row. Harvey Jessup, the chair of the [...]

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

July 31st, 2018|

National Fishing Week may be over, but there are still plenty of opportunities to introduce the excitement of fishing to youngsters. This week's episode of the Shimano Conservation Files shows you how you can recapture [...]

Caring For Your Catch

July 24th, 2018|

Eating fresh fish is healthy and delicious. Here are a few tips for caring for your catch in this week's episode of the Shimano Conservation Files. Keep Canada Fishing is the national voice of Canada’s [...]

Government of Canada announces new sustainable fisheries resource advisory council

July 18th, 2018|

PROVIDED BY Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada Jul 17, 2018, 17:19 ET In 2015, the Government of Canada made a commitment to be more transparent in decision-making, as well as increasing the role that Canadians play in decisions [...]

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