South Vancouver Island Fishing Bans Proposed for This Summer

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 [...]

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Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management From Anglers’ Perspective

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 [...]

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management From Anglers’ Perspective

What is an MPA?

With information from the Government of Canada. MPAs (Marine Protected Areas) are protected areas of seas, oceans, estuaries or large lakes that are legally protected and managed to achieve the long-term conservation of nature. MPAs may allow some [...]

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Blue Fish Radio: Tom Brooke Reflects on Past and Future Challenges to Recreational Fishing

Our friend Tom Brooke, of Shimano Canada, recently spoke with  Lawrence Gunther on his Blue Fish Radio podcast to discuss angler access and newly proposed Marine Protection Areas. Lawrence is a visually [...]

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Issues, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Fish Radio: Tom Brooke Reflects on Past and Future Challenges to Recreational Fishing

Dr. Larry McKinney Testifies Before the Standing Committee on The Oceans Act

If you missed Dr. Larry McKinney's important testimony on January 30th to the House of Commons Standing Committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas, we encourage you to take [...]

Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Minister LeBlanc’s PNCIMA Announcement

For Immediate Release February 16, 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Official Critic for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, made the following [...]