Two North Bay anglers were fined a total of $6,000 in fishing offences. Paul Barbe pleaded guilty to fishing without a licence and Kimberly-Anne Matton pleaded guilty to possessing too many walleye over her licence’s catch and possession limit. They were each fined $3,000 and are prohibited from fishing in Ontario for one year. The […]
The Fort McMurray wildfire could burn for a month. Volunteer firefighters have been very busy trying to fight this wildfire off. Fire officials say the Fort McMurray wildfire is still spreading and is so massive that only a significant amount of rain can bring it under control. Over 90,000 people have been evacuated from the area with […]
Spring has definitely sprung, however in the world of fishing, the water is still a bit chilly; even frozen once you get a bit north. On a recent Crappie trip, the cold water scenario is exactly what my buddy “The Hitman” and I encountered on Rice Lake. The main lake water temps were 51 degrees […]
Angelo Viola and Pete Bowman will be at the Good Life Home & Outdoor Lifestyle Show this Saturday at 11:00am for a Fishing Presentation and Autograph session. This event takes place at the Markham Fairgrounds (10801 McCowan Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3) Show starts Friday April 29th – 12:00pm to 8:00pm Saturday – 10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday – 11:00am to 5:00pm Admission is $5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors and […]
It’s happening right now people, the Panfish are staging and/or spawning as you read this timely blog. Locally, Crappies on the Kawartha Lakes, as well as Perch on Simcoe, and I’m sure Perch on Erie too, are the latest reports I’m hearing about, from very reliable resources (Ang and I haven’t been out yet but […]
On Millers Lake in Alberta, hundreds of dead fish have been surfacing this week and an avid fly fisherman blames the government’s new winter aeration system. Alton Hunter said to CBC News he noticed dead trout appearing on the shores of Millers Lake, near Edson, when the ice began to melt this spring. Hunter, who […]
Tomorrow April 23 is the 4th Saturday in April, which means all the trout fanatics, as well as anyone else with pent up fish fever, will be legal (at 12:00:01 am) to start out their 2016 open water fishing season. It’s actually a site to behold, watching all the anglers wade the streams in search […]
Anglers will not be allowed to keep any Atlantic salmon caught in the Maritimes for the second year in a row. The decision is based on scientific analysis showing the lowest returns on record of Atlantic salmon in many rivers in the Gulf region over the past five years. Given these results, it is critical […]
If you’re a kid living in B.C. and you came home from school to find your fish bowl empty and your mom or dad said “Goldy died”… this might not be true. Goldy might be invading the rivers or lakes you fish in. Several goldfish, about the size of a small dog, are being pulled […]
Two Vancouver men have been fined $3,300 for offences, including illegal possession of crabs, having undersized Dungeness crabs, possessing female crabs and using more than two crab traps. North Vancouver RCMP say the men were fishing for crab off the pier of Cates Park in North Vancouver in early January when their catch was seized […]
Six People from the Cold Lake area have been charged with illegal possession and trafficking in walleye, lake trout and whitefish.
An undercover operation by Fish and Wildlife resulted in 41 charges being laid under the Alberta fisheries regulations.
Peter Alan Cich of Alborn, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to illegally bringing live minnows into Ontario to use as bait. Court heard that on November 14, 2015, conservation officers contacted Cich while on routine patrol in Sabaskong Bay, Lake of the Woods, where Cich was angling. During the inspection, the officers located a pail full of […]
A North Bay man has been fined $2,400 for taking undersized walleye last season from Lake Nipissing. Bruce Duhaime pleaded guilty to illegally retaining six undersized walleye. He was fined $400 for each fish. He also received a two-year fishing licence suspension. Conservation officers attempted to stop Duhaime and two other men in a boat back in May […]
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