National Fishing Week 2020

Fishing: Essential During a Time of Worry The Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation (CNSF) is encouraging Canadians to practice social distancing this summer by going fishing. National Fishing Week is July [...]

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on National Fishing Week 2020

Essential to Canadians’ Well-Being

What's at Stake Anglers have a long history of making sacrifices for the betterment of nature. These accommodations have sometimes included targeted closures where the science has clearly indicated they [...]

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

Ice fishing on Sainte-Anne River

Originally published by CBC Every year, more than 100,000 visitors flood the small village of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade in Quebec's Mauricie region, where 1,000,000 tomcod fish swim upstream from the St. Lawrence River [...]

January 8th, 2020|Categories: News, Quebec|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ice fishing on Sainte-Anne River

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 [...]

December 19th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire

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 [...]

December 11th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2019-2020

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 [...]

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Champions of Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mike Sklad of Fishing Friendzy | Champions of Recreational Fishing

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) [...]

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fish and Wildlife Scholarships Announced for 2020