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

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

National Fishing Week 2019

Once again the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation (CNSF) is encouraging Canadians to join the tradition that connects us from coast, to coast, to coast, and participate in National Fishing Week. [...]

June 12th, 2019|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on National Fishing Week 2019

Jason Barnucz | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Jason Barnucz is a fisheries biologist, a fishing ambassador, and an avid angler. As part of his job with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, he can spend 100 days or more [...]

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Jason Barnucz | Champions of Recreational Fishing

“Big” Jim McLaughlin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Jim McLaughlin has been part of the recreational fishing community for over 30 years. Affectionately known as "Big" Jim, he is a respected veteran of the industry, as well as [...]

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “Big” Jim McLaughlin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Averie Rose Bonin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

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 [...]

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Averie Rose Bonin | Champions of Recreational Fishing

Shimano’s Phil Morlock Receives Sportfishing Industry Award

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 [...]

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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