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Do you have any comments about Manitoba’s Recreational Angling Strategy? Share your thoughts.
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Good changes except-ALL Lake Trout, Pike and Walleye over the present size should be released. getting rid of lake specific is great
How much do you agree or disagree with the proposed angling changes that are outlined in Manitoba’s Recreational Angling Strategy? Is a pretty general question, which part specifically are they referring to? Because there are a bunch of changes some good some bad.
Are there freshwater catfish? Would like to see a lake stocked with cats up north
These regulations are a step in the right direction. Opening up the season for certain species during April an early May is a fantastic idea and long overdue. Our Crappie fisheries appear to have great potential but need strict regulations as its easier than ever to target them with modern finders.
Cut out live bait!?? To solve which problem exactly!? Come on! I thought you said this "science based?" And as for protecting spawning fish...me catching a couple of fish during this time is of zero consequence. The indigenous harvesters are the problem. Again are we science based?
We make trips to the far north (Grass River and Flin Flon) to fish multiple times in a year. With a walleye and pike limit restriction to 4, It will impact our decision to make those trips. Please consider the economic impact on these areas. I am completely support for southern areas.
People are created equal, and so everyone should have to follow the same rules when it comes to fishing and hunting. P.J.
I am in complete agreement with most of the proposed changes to the fishing regulations, EXCEPT the size limit on walleye and pike. To allow each angler to keep a master angler sized fish each time they go out seems to be counter productive to what you are attempting to do. Walleye 57cm, pike 70.
I believe we should be able to buy our licenses locally helping support the local small business etc. Really looks cheap printing out a piece of paper and having to carry with you all crumpled up. It also gives you that relationship of talking and getting low down on local lakes etc.
These strategies are insignificant unless everyone has to play by the rules..rights based harvesters will still be able to fish for whatever, whenever they want while using dead bait,live bait or nets. Any data is based on licensed fisher people..There is no significant data on rights based harvest
I don’t think you should be able to keep any walleye over 55cm or any pike over 75cm. The northern fisheries especially have a large number of slow growing trophy fish and these changes could jeopardize that.
Walleye closure is a conservation closure and should be observed by all anglers, aboriginal and non aboriginal......
Hanging length limits should not be a blanket policy. It should be regionally specific. Eliminating seasonal closures is insane, as there is a reason for seasonal closures. It is called spawning! Here are the conservationists in this !
Restructuring of length limits would result in more liberalized harvest of large walleye and pike in areas like the northwest division. This would be an unfortunate move that could jeopardize these populations that currently support slow growing trophy-sized individuals, a major draw for anglers.
We should also pay more for our licenses. Not much you can do for that amount of money but you get a whole year of fishing. Up the licenses and put it back into our fisheries! Protect and respect the resource for our future generations.
No trophy fish should be taken from a lake. Manitoba is known for its large fish and all the memories that they produce. The main reason that we have many great lakes to choose from. Possession limits are more than enough food for each time you go fishing. High-quality management is the way to go.
I would like to pay $19.20 for my license, I don't keep fish and don't want to pay a service fee to a foreign company
I also agree with others that the live bait ban should happen sooner than 2027 if possible.
I am in full support of these proposed changes and a huge thank you to the fish biologists that developed them. Science-based management is the way to go. I was especially happy to see the proposed ban on live bait and the spring spawning closures are a great idea to protect our fish populations.
So the problem is me keeping an extra 2 walleye? thats whats gunna harm the walleye population? Not the commerical fisheries? Like come on. Also the banning of live bait with no proof of that being a major problem for AIS is bad.
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