• Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire

    Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire

    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 Canadian Tire fishing events began in late January and concluded in late September. The majority [...]

  • Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2019-2020

    Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2019-2020

    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 research science. For the second year in a row, the Shimano Canada / Parliamentary Outdoor [...]

  • Mike Sklad of Fishing Friendzy | Champions of Recreational Fishing

    Mike Sklad of Fishing Friendzy | Champions of Recreational Fishing

    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 Youth Fishing League and other valuable programs. We will be continuing to chat with Canadian [...]

  • Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2020

    Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2020

    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 to advancing their education in fish and wildlife management/research science. Shimano Canada and the Outdoor [...]

  • Federal Election: Vote to Protect Fishing in Canada

    Federal Election: Vote to Protect Fishing in Canada

    The federal election is coming soon. Canadian anglers need to step up and vote to protect the future of fishing access. Take a few minutes to learn why. Now more than ever the future of fishing is in YOUR hands.

Averie Rose Bonin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The DFO released the 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada in February 2019. It revealed some interesting insight into the fishing industry. According to the data, males made up 79% of all resident anglers. As well, the survey [...]

Comments Off on Averie Rose Bonin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Shimano’s Phil Morlock Receives Sportfishing Industry Award

March 14th, 2019|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Peterborough, ON - Phil Morlock, Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy for Shimano, was awarded top honours today from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association (CSIA). President Kim Rhodes presented Morlock with the CSIA President's [...]

Comments Off on Shimano’s Phil Morlock Receives Sportfishing Industry Award

Yvonne Brown | Champions of Recreational Fishing

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

Yvonne Brown is a Canadian angler and the founder of Ontario Women Anglers. In February 2016, Yvonne became the first female to receive the Rick Amsbury Award of Excellence, presented by the Canadian Angler Hall of Fame, for her contributions to the sport. She is also an ambassador for National Fishing Week and Keep Canada Fishing.  For these reasons, and many others, she is one of our Champions of Recreactional Fishing. [...]

Comments Off on Yvonne Brown | Champions of Recreational Fishing

2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

We've been waiting a long time for this. Over two years to be exact. We're happy to report that Fisheries and Oceans Canada has released the 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada. While it's [...]

Comments Off on 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

Bob Izumi | Champions of Recreational Fishing

January 28th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, Fun, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

Bob Izumi is a Canadian fishing icon, and a true champion of recreational fishing. His fishing empire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian outdoors industry. In the early 1980s, Izumi became a household [...]

Comments Off on Bob Izumi | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Armed Forces Members

January 9th, 2019|Categories: Issues, News, Ontario|Tags: , , , , |

As of January 1, 2019, all veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members residing in Ontario can enjoy recreational fishing across the province without having to purchase a fishing licence. A news release published earlier [...]

Expedia’s Best Places to Fish in Canada

January 7th, 2019|Categories: Fun, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally published by Expedia.ca, December 11, 2018 By Carolyn Albee Canada has the most lakes of any country in the world—and don’t even get us started on the coastline. All that water might help explain why [...]

Comments Off on Expedia’s Best Places to Fish in Canada

Ontario Cancels Scheduled 2019 Fishing Licence Fee Increase

December 18th, 2018|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Ontario|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Ontario Government announced today that it will be canceling a scheduled fishing licence fee increase, as well as removing the $2 service fee. "Next year, whether renewing a licence or purchasing for the first time, [...]

South Vancouver Island Fishing Bans Proposed for This Summer

December 13th, 2018|Categories: Issues, News, West|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally published by CHEK, December 12, 2018 By: Skye Ryan [British Columbia] is now proposing summer fishing bans for most streams and rivers on southern Vancouver Island including the Cowichan, as drought conditions persist. Biologists say that [...]

Comments Off on South Vancouver Island Fishing Bans Proposed for This Summer

B.C. angler ‘overwhelmed’ at winning lake access case against billionaire ranch, Douglas Lake Cattle Company

December 11th, 2018|Categories: Issues, News, West|Tags: , , , , , , |

Originally published by Vancouver Sun, December 8, 2018 By TIFFANY CRAWFORD A B.C. angler who took on an American billionaire ranch owner in a David and Goliath battle for public access to a lake says he’s [...]

Comments Off on B.C. angler ‘overwhelmed’ at winning lake access case against billionaire ranch, Douglas Lake Cattle Company

Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management From Anglers’ Perspective

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |

The Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association strongly supports scientifically based management of our marine and freshwater resources. Anglers (and hunters) fund conservation and lead all other groups in efforts to benefit fish and wildlife, including species [...]

Comments Off on Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management From Anglers’ Perspective

Newfoundlanders remember former president George H.W. Bush’s fishing trips to Labrador

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Maritimes, News|Tags: , , , , |

Originally published on Tri-City News From The Canadian Press, December 3, 2018 ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Some prominent Newfoundlanders are reflecting on the late George H.W. Bush and his affection for the fishing trips he made [...]

Comments Off on Newfoundlanders remember former president George H.W. Bush’s fishing trips to Labrador

Keep Canada Fishing is the national voice of Canada’s anglers. We are you’re go-to source for fishing news.

Would you like your fishing news featured on keepcanadafishing.com? Email us at info@catchfishing.com.