Canadas New Fisheries Act and Recreational Fishing

On June 21, 2019 Canada modernized the Fisheries Act. Find out what it means for Canada’s recreational anglers. Chad Ziai is the Director of Engagement, Partnerships and Integrated Planning at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Link below to hear Chad discuss recreational fishing with Lawrence Gunther this week on Blue Fish Radio:

For more about the changes to the Fisheries Act click on the link:

The DFO 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing is a nationally-coordinated study providing the most comprehensive information on recreational fisheries activities and harvests in all regions of the country.

Click on the link for the latest statistics on recreational fishing and the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to Canada’s provinces and territories:

Click on the link for more information about all things recreational fishing under the DFO’s jurisdiction: