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 […]
Do you guys and girls` remember when Fish’n Canada showed the viewers something like this? Back in 2013, while filming an episode on Lake St. Clair, Ang caught a smallmouth bass that literally spit out a baby duck at the end of the fight! Check out this video if you don’t remember what happened: […]
What is this? Is this an underwater Alien fish? A Newfoundland commercial fishermen who caught this strange creature could not identify it either. “All our production stopped so everybody could check it out,” Scott Tanner, the fisherman who first noticed the fish, told CBC News. “Even the older guys that are 50, 60 years old, […]
While driving to your favourite fishing hole, have you ever seen a pothole that was so big that you could fish out of it? As strange as that sounds, an angler in Russia did just that. His local road that he drive’s on every day (some of which are fishing days) in Rubtsovsk, has a […]
Ang and I are extremely excited about the latest Garmin software update. Carrying on from our last blog about the new Multiple Depth Shading, I want to lay out a quick and specific fishing situation and note just how easy this new technology can help. I’ve grabbed some screen shots from our 7610 of Lake […]
An interesting University of Toronto study recently released, focuses on the increasing mercury levels in fish living in certain Ontario Lakes. “Fish Mercury levels declined during the 1970s and 1980s, but in 1995 and 2011 mercury levels in Walleye and Pike increased” Professor George Arhonditsis says. If the levels continue to increase at this pace, […]
Carrying on from our post yesterday regarding Bill C-246, Keep Canada Fishing has put out this latest document explaining some of the key points, please read: Document courtesy of the office of MP Robert Sopuck in cooperation with the Canadian legal community. Executive Summary Current Law: The Criminal Code of Canada already has comprehensive provisions […]
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