Fishing News2021-02-07T22:35:25+00:00
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    Federal Election 2021 – We Fish. We Hunt. We Vote.

    This federal election cycle is one of the most important in recent memory with regard to the future of outdoor recreation users. Pay attention to what your candidate says. Where do they stand on the issues? What is the party platform on the things that matter to you, to [...]

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    James Scissons Memorial Fishing Giveaway

    We were saddened to learn that the Canadian fishing community had lost a young and avid angler this past spring. James Scissons, 22, was an avid outdoorsman who loved working on his family’s dairy farm in Kinburn, Ontario. He was also a passionate angler who spent much of his [...]

  • New Feature from Phil Morlock

    Keep Canada Fishing is pleased to announce a new feature! Phil Morlock, Director of Government Affairs for the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association, will be sharing his take on the state of fishing in Canada in his new series "Out in the Open." Check back regularly for new videos and [...]

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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 [...]

Nick Whalen Responds to Recommendations to Preserve Recreational Fishing in Canada

September 9th, 2019|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, News|

Keep Canada Fishing provided every Member of Parliament with a copy of “Elevating Recreational Fishing to a National Priority” and asked for their position on our recommendations. To date, we have received responses from a [...]

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Jim Eglinski Responds to Recommendations to Preserve Recreational Fishing in Canada

September 6th, 2019|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, KCF Exclusive, News|

Keep Canada Fishing provided every Member of Parliament with a copy of “Elevating Recreational Fishing to a National Priority” and asked for their position on our recommendations. To date, we have received responses from a [...]

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Blaine Calkins Responds to Recommendations to Preserve Recreational Fishing in Canada

September 4th, 2019|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized|

Keep Canada Fishing provided every Member of Parliament with a copy of "Elevating Recreational Fishing to a National Priority" and asked for their position on our recommendations. To date, we have received responses from a [...]

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Bob Zimmer Responds to Recommendations to Preserve Recreational Fishing in Canada

August 27th, 2019|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Keep Canada Fishing provided every Member of Parliament with a copy of "Elevating Recreational Fishing to a National Priority" and asked for their position on our recommendations. To date, we have received responses from a [...]

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

August 19th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized, West|Tags: , , , |

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. He believes that politics has [...]

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6 Questions for Minister Wilkinson About Salmon Closures in British Columbia

August 15th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , , |

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 Coast Guard. In early July, [...]

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Believe About Recreational Fishing

August 12th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , |

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 Whales. Anglers organize and run [...]

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Killer Whales: Anglers are Not the Enemy

August 8th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, West|Tags: , , , |

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 Resident Killer Whales, beginning in [...]

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These B.C. Residents are Trying to Save Chinook Salmon

August 6th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Uncategorized, West|Tags: , , , , |

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 and the warm water blob. [...]

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A Letter From the Sport Fishing Institute of BC to Minister Wilkinson

July 12th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, General, Issues, News, West|Tags: , , , , |

July 10, 2019 - A letter to Minister Wilkinson regarding MSF, retaining marked hatchery Chinook and opportunity for the public fishery on the south coast of BC. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, MPMinister of Fisheries and Oceans [...]

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Chinook Salmon Closures: a Harbinger of Closures to Come

June 19th, 2019|Categories: B.C. Fishing Closures, Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , |

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 tourism operations. 26% of these [...]

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OFAH Survey on Hunting and Fishing

June 17th, 2019|Categories: Issues, News|Tags: , |

Keep Canada Fishing is pleased to partner with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and other like-minded organizations on this important survey. ABOUT THE OFAH SURVEY: A nationwide effort to evaluate the economic [...]

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