Canadian residents will again be able to sample Ontario’s fishing opportunities, licence-free from July 3-11, 2010.
Sponsored by a diverse range of government and non-government organizations, these licence-free periods are designed to remind people of the recreational and economic value of Ontario’s recreational fishery, and the importance of sustaining and enhancing it for future generations.
During Family Fishing Week, anglers without a licence must abide by the limits set for the Conservation Licence. All other fees and regulations apply and will be enforced, including size limits and sanctuaries.
Local events and festivals around the province will mark these licence-free periods. Family Fishing Weekend and Week provide not only opportunities to fish, but also to learn about proper techniques, ethical angling and how to protect fish and their habitat.