Category Archives: Legislation

Fish Free From Interference (Part 2)

In Part 1 we talked about how it is illegal to intentionally interfere with someone in the act of lawfully fishing in Ontario In Part 2 we discuss how notifying someone of trespassing, without authority to do so, is also … Continue reading

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Anglers’ Rights: Fish Free from Interference (Part 1)

By. G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman Has something like this happened to you?  You silently approach a favourite  fishing hole. Keeping  a low profile, so as not to spook the fish, you make a couple of whisper soft false casts. … Continue reading

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Is Cobourg Considering A Fishing Fee?

Cobourg concerned about poaching and other illegal activities on Cobourg Creek Continue reading

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Port Hope Council Defers $40 Fishing Fee

Port Hope Council defers $40 fee to fish from municipal lands abutting Ganaraska River Continue reading

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SFBCA opposed to $40 Fee to Fish Ganny

By G. Chambers SFBCA Vice Chairman The municipality of Port Hope is finally getting tough on people who snag fish, leave fish to rot on the riverbanks and generally create a mess on the municipal lands that abut the Ganaraska … Continue reading

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Fishing is a Right in Ontario (Part1)

By G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman “1. (1) A person has a right to hunt and fish in accordance with the law” Ontario Heritage Hunting and Fishing Act (2002) We all think of hunting and fishing as sport or a … Continue reading

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