Alberta anglers seek protection for North Raven River

Originally published by Global News, December 7, 2020 By Bob Weber,  The Canadian Press One of Alberta’s largest grassroots conservation groups is to plead this week for the protection of a much-loved river [...]

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“World’s Largest Lure” Now Guinness World Record Certified

Len Thompson Lures announced that their larger-than-life fishing lure has been Guinness World Record certified. The former Guinness World Record holder for Largest Fishing Lure is located in West, Texas, USA with a [...]

November 12th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News, Prairies, West|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “World’s Largest Lure” Now Guinness World Record Certified

Not just another fish story: Permit sales prove the sport hooked new anglers this pandemic summer

Originally published by CBC Edmonton, Sept 18, 2020 Written byTravis McEwan Rebecca Anderson sits beside a tackle box in a shady spot along the shore of the North Saskatchewan River in [...]

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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 [...]

April 20th, 2020|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fishing During Covid-19: A Code of Conduct for Canadian Anglers

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

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 [...]

Marine protected areas not all good, says Vancouver Island fisherman

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 [...]

January 20th, 2020|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, News, West|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Marine protected areas not all good, says Vancouver Island fisherman

Fast Facts About the Chinook Salmon Crisis in B.C.

Don't hook a Chinook? It seems that the Suzuki Foundation is saying "do what I say, not what I do." Dave Brown recently spoke with Jill Bennett about his concerns. [...]

August 19th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized, West|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fast Facts About the Chinook Salmon Crisis in B.C.

6 Questions for Minister Wilkinson About Salmon Closures in British Columbia

The most restrictive fishing closures in 23 years were issued in May 2019 by Minister Wilkinson. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson is the current Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian [...]

August 15th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6 Questions for Minister Wilkinson About Salmon Closures in British Columbia

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