How much do you know about Canada’s hunting and fishing history? Take our quiz!


THE 2010s

#1  In 2011, an Atlantic Salmon Federation study found that wild Atlantic salmon generated $255 million annually in Eastern Canada. True or false?


#2  Which hunter-led conservation organization that celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011 was founded in south-central Manitoba?

a. Safari Club International

b. Delta Waterfowl


c. Quality Deer Management Association

d. Pheasants Forever


#3  What federal legislation was passed in 2012 to repeal the long-gun registry?

a. Bill C-42

b. Bill C-19

c. Bill C-21

d. Bill C-71

Photo credit: Mike Manor/Hockey Hall of Fame

#4  Which NHLer went fishing with the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014 in his home province of B.C.?

a. Willie Mitchell

b. Milan Lucic

c. Tyson Barrie

d. Jamie Benn

#5  Celebrated annually on the third Saturday of September, Canada’s National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day was established in 2014 through an act of parliament. True or False?

#6  Which iconic Canadian fishing lure celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016?

a. Lyman Plug

b. Williams Wabler

c. Lucky Strike Wall-Eye Minnow

d. Canadian Wiggler

#7  Hunting is an effective method of controlling the growing spread of invasive wild pigs, found from Quebec as of 2017. True or false?

#8  In 2017, which legendary Canadian bush plane celebrated the 70th anniversary of its introduction?

a. The DHC-2 Beaver

b. The DHC-3 Otter

c. The Noorduyn Norseman

d. The Fairchild f-11 Husky

#9  B.C.banned the hunting of grizzly bears in 2017 because the population had crashed to less than 1,000. True or false?

#10  Unveiled by the Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. 2019, how long is the world’s largest lure (above), on display in Lacombe, Alberta?

a. 40 feet 5 1/4 inches

b. 38 feet 10 inches

c. 26 feet 7 1/2 inches

d. 14 feet 11 inches

Quiz complete? To learn your score, consult the answers on the next page.