From 9 to 90,000—notable new numbers anglers and hunters should know about
The new minimum age for hunting small game in Newfoundland and Labrador, down from 16. The minimum age for shooting big game has also been lowered, from 18 to 16. As well, changes have been made to provide more opportunities for hunters with disabilities.
Trapped fish rescued from irrigation canals in southern Alberta this past fall, by volunteers with Trout Unlimited Canada. Since 1998, almost 900,000 fish have been rescued under the initiative and returned to their native rivers.
Grant from Wildlife Habitat Canada to help Delta Waterfowl recruit more waterfowl hunters through its First Hunt program. “Hunter numbers are down, so we’re working to ensure the future viability of waterfowl hunting in Canada,” says Jim Fisher, Delta’s director of conservation policy.