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    Contest Alert!

    Tell us how the Covid-19 Pandemic has affected your fishing habits for a chance to win 1 of 10 fishing prize packages. Open to Canadian residents only.   The contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated! We will be announcing the winners shortly.    

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    Swift Action by Tournament Anglers Results in Conviction

    By Phil Morlock, Director of Government Affairs, CSIA/CNSF Ontario MNRF recently issued a press release to announce the November 10, 2020 conviction of a professional fishing tournament organizer for not following licence conditions. The finding resulted in a $9,000 fine and suspension of the organizer’s Ontario fishing licence for five [...]

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    New Manitoba Lake Information for Anglers Site

    The Manitoba Fish and Wildlife department has recently launched their new Lake Information for Anglers site. The interactive site provides a wealth of information for anglers looking to explore the province. Fish stock information and boat launch photos are available, including easy-access to regional fishing regulations. As well, anglers are [...]

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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 length of 15' 6.72". Len Thompson's lure measures in at 40'5.25". That's nearly 25 feet longer than the previous record! [...]

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    PHIL MORLOCK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF CSIA/CNSF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

    For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 13, 2020 Peterborough, ON:  Directors of the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association and the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation are pleased to announce that Phil Morlock has been appointed Director of Government Affairs for both organizations, effective September 1st, 2020. Phil Morlock recently retired from Shimano after an outstanding [...]

Swift Action by Tournament Anglers Results in Conviction

December 16th, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive|

By Phil Morlock, Director of Government Affairs, CSIA/CNSF Ontario MNRF recently issued a press release to announce the November 10, 2020 conviction of a professional fishing tournament organizer for not following licence conditions. The finding [...]

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Alberta anglers seek protection for North Raven River

December 8th, 2020|Categories: Issues, News, West|Tags: , , , |

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 from gravel mines it fears [...]

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New Manitoba Lake Information for Anglers Site

November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Prairies|Tags: , , |

The Manitoba Fish and Wildlife department has recently launched their new Lake Information for Anglers site. The interactive site provides a wealth of information for anglers looking to explore the province. Fish stock information and [...]

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

November 12th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News, Prairies, West|Tags: , , |

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 length of 15' 6.72". Len [...]

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

October 19th, 2020|Categories: General, News, West|Tags: , , , , |

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 Edmonton. She watches her fishing [...]

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PHIL MORLOCK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF CSIA/CNSF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

September 17th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 13, 2020 Peterborough, ON:  Directors of the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association and the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation are pleased to announce that Phil Morlock has been appointed Director of Government Affairs for [...]

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5 Ways to Practice Safe Fishing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , |

It's important to keep yourself and other anglers safe. Most importantly, clean up after yourself, practice physical distancing with those who are not in your bubble, and wear a mask when physical distancing isn't possible [...]

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National Fishing Week 2020

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , |

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 4 to July 12, 2020. [...]

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Essential to Canadians’ Well-Being

May 13th, 2020|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , |

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 are essential solutions to protect [...]

Fishing During Covid-19: A Code of Conduct for Canadian Anglers

April 20th, 2020|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , , , , , |

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 at home." We are all [...]

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

April 13th, 2020|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , |

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 COVID-19 and abide by our [...]

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