3 Things You Shouldn’t Believe About Recreational Fishing

1. Anglers aren’t conservationists Anglers were some of the first conservationists. They recognize the importance of a healthy environment and the survival of all aquatic life, including Southern Resident Killer [...]

August 12th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 3 Things You Shouldn’t Believe About Recreational Fishing

Killer Whales: Anglers are Not the Enemy

Many Canadians are concerned about the survival of killer whales. While reports seem to suggest the situation is dire, the research paints a much more complex picture. Data on Southern [...]

August 8th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Killer Whales: Anglers are Not the Enemy

These B.C. Residents are Trying to Save Chinook Salmon

Anglers want to save Chinook salmon. Here is how they believe it should be done. Upper Fraser Chinook salmon are at risk. There are many causes, including increased seal populations, climate change, pollution [...]

August 6th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized, West|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on These B.C. Residents are Trying to Save Chinook Salmon

A Letter From the Sport Fishing Institute of BC to Minister Wilkinson

July 10, 2019 - A letter to Minister Wilkinson regarding MSF, retaining marked hatchery Chinook and opportunity for the public fishery on the south coast of BC. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, [...]

July 12th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, General, Issues, News, West|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A Letter From the Sport Fishing Institute of BC to Minister Wilkinson

Chinook Salmon Closures: a Harbinger of Closures to Come

According to the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the drastic 2019 restrictions on Chinook salmon fishing will negatively impact over 9,000 jobs at tackle stores, fishing lodges, marinas and other [...]

June 19th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Chinook Salmon Closures: a Harbinger of Closures to Come

OFAH Survey on Hunting and Fishing

Keep Canada Fishing is pleased to partner with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and other like-minded organizations on this important survey. ABOUT THE OFAH SURVEY: A nationwide [...]

June 17th, 2019|Categories: Issues, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on OFAH Survey on Hunting and Fishing

Yvonne Brown | Champions of Recreational Fishing

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 [...]

February 14th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Yvonne Brown | Champions of Recreational Fishing

2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

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 [...]

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Armed Forces Members

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. [...]

Ontario Cancels Scheduled 2019 Fishing Licence Fee Increase

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 [...]