Recreational Fishing in Canada

Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


Cover page of the 2015 Survey

2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 2015 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada will collect information about recreational fishing activities to assess the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to Canada's provinces and territories. This nationally-coordinated study provides the most comprehensive information on recreational fisheries activities and harvests in all regions of the country. It is also the most up-to-date source of detailed statistics on the economic contribution made by anglers at both provincial/territorial and national levels.


Cover page of the 2010 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

2010 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 2010 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada collected information about recreational fishing activities to assess the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to Canada's provinces and territories. This nationally-coordinated study provides the most comprehensive information on recreational fisheries activities and harvests in all regions of the country. It is also the most up-to-date source of detailed statistics on the economic contribution made by anglers at both provincial/territorial and national levels.
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Cover page of the 2005 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

2005 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 2005 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada collected information about recreational fishing activities to assess the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to Canada's provinces and territories. This nationally-coordinated study provides the most comprehensive information on recreational fisheries activities and harvests in all regions of the country. It is also the most up-to-date source of detailed statistics on the economic contribution made by anglers at both provincial/territorial and national levels.

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2000 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 2000 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada collected information about recreational fishing in Canada for the year 2000 to assess the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to the provinces, the territories and the country as a whole. This survey was conducted by Statistical Services of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans headquarters in Ottawa in cooperation with all provincial and territorial fisheries licensing agencies, and the Pacific regional office of the Department. This is the first survey that reports on recreational fishing in Nunavut, Canada's newest territory.
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1995 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 1995 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada collected information about recreational fishing in Canada in 1995 which indicates the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to the country. This survey was conducted by the Statistical Services unit of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Ottawa, in cooperation with provincial and territorial governments.
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1990 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada


The 1990 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada collected information about recreational fishing in Canada in 1990 to assess the economic and social importance of recreational fisheries to the country. This survey was conducted by the Surveys Unit of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans headquarters in Ottawa, in cooperation with all provincial and territorial fisheries and licensing agencies, and the Pacific regional office of the Department.
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2007 Survey of the Recreational Cod Fishery of Newfoundland and Labrador


Cover page of the 2007 Survey of the Recreational Cod Fishery of Newfoundland and Labrador

2007 Survey of the Recreational Cod Fishery of Newfoundland and Labrador


With the 2007 opening of the fishery came a pledge by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Loyola Hearn, to conduct a post-season survey of catch and effort in the recreational cod fishery. It was considered essential, given the number of participants in the fishery, that an assessment of activity and success in the fishery be undertaken, in addition to normal surveillance of the fishing activity by DFO patrols. This report provides highlights, summary statistics and detailed information tables on all aspects of the survey.
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