The Association of Seafood Producers is calling for an end of the food fishery in light of declining cod stocks.
The ASP made the recommendation as part of its proposal to DFO’s management plan.
Despite the moratorium, the latest science shows that cod stocks have failed to recover from levels they were when the moratorium was imposed over 20 years ago.
Executive Director of the Seafood Producers, Derek Butler says others are on the same page. He says very little is…Continue
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In an effort to get more young people out hunting, Newfoundland and Labrador is lowering the minimum age for both small and big game licences.
The new age limits were announced Friday along with other changes to the Wildlife Act and regulations, including efforts to help those with disabilities have better access to hunting and angling.
The minimum age to shoot small game, coyotes and other furbearing animals has been lowered from 16 to 12, and the minimum age to shoot big game…Continue
Hey guys i have been wondering if anyone has heard if there has been anything decided on the .17 HMR rimfire or if we are going to be able to use them anytime soon?...it's a dandy little gun for spot and stalk rabbit hunting and is a real tack driver compared to a .22LR , I have one and i have hunted with mine in alberta a few years ago.
Can someone tell me what would be the best outdoor shooting range on the Island would be for long range target shooting ?
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Our dog just had 7 pups and they are for sale. Only 2 left
A large, mainly-white moose spotted recently on Newfoundland's west coast, has garnered the interest of photo buffs and the provincial wildlife department.
Wayne Barney, a species management coordinator with the Newfoundland and Labrador wildlife division, told the St. John's…Continue
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Two men from Wareham, Bonavista Bay are facing charges after allegedly shooting a moose on the Trans Canada in the middle of the night. Wildlife officers received numerous complaints last Friday night, September 11th, the night before the official start of the hunting season of possible night hunting along the TCH.
RCMP also fielded complaints that same night about vehicles impeding traffic.
Just after midnight on Saturday, September 12th, officers apprehended…Continue
Added by Peter Emberley on August 15, 2015 at 12:31pm — No Comments
For approx 5 lb meat:
2 pks Teriyaki Sauce mix ( Can purchase at Canadian Tire)
2 pks Jerky cure (Kosher Salt) in same pack as Teriyaki Sauce mix.
Dissolve Kosher Salt in 1/4 cup of boiling water.
1 tsp Lemon Pepper
4 tsp Black Pepper
4 tsp Garlic Powder
4 tsp Onion Powder
1 oz Soy Sauce
2 oz. Rye Whisky (Gibson's Finest)
Add 1 beer slowly to curing mix and stir until all beer froth gone.
Put sliced meat in a bag…Continue
Added by Tom Cox on July 18, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup Kosher Salt
1 1/2 tsp ground…Continue
Added by Tom Cox on July 18, 2015 at 4:48pm — No Comments
Hey all anyone up for a run on the bike
Trying for 30 of July
The recreational cod fishery will begin this weekend.
The summer food fishery will run from this Saturday until Sunday, August 9th and the fall fishery is scheduled for Sept. 19 to the 27th.
The personal limit is five fish per day, with a maximum boat limit of 15 groundfish.
DFO is asking participants to check their catches for pink or yellow tags located on the back of the fish. The tags are uniquely numbered and have a reward value ranging from $10-$100.
Added by Peter Emberley on July 14, 2015 at 11:20pm — No Comments
Two men on an ATV were stopped by Fish and Wildlife officers near the community last Tuesday, July 7th. Officers seized 13 untagged salmon, but not before the passenger of the vehicle tried to toss them away. The officers suspected that the driver of the ATV was impaired and called in RCMP who made an arrest.
Fish and Wildlife officers later found a net in nearby Windmill Bight Brook and set up surveillance in the area. Later that day the camera caught a man on an ATV…
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Two Fined, Banned for Illegal Hunting and Fishing
Two people have been convicted and fined for illegal fishing and hunting activity thanks to the efforts of provincial Fish and Wildlife officers.
A Glenwood man was convicted after an investigation into illegal netting in the Salmon Pond area near Glenwood. He was fined $3,000 and is prohibited from being within 10 metres of inland waters for four years. He is also prohibited from holding any fishing licence for four…Continue
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