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Pushing Fishing Reels to the Extreme

When buying new products, such as fishing reels, it is reassuring to know that they have had to meet many criteria of reliability and endurance before appearing on the market. No one wants to spend hard-earned money on items that are disappointing, under-performing, and may break in the short run. When you turn the handle […]

Local MP Letter of Response Regarding Hunters Rights

We recently questioned our local MP regarding threats and abuse towards us as hunters from anti-hunting individuals and groups and what is being done to protect our safety and our hunting rights. Here is the reply we received. Dear Mr. McCann, Thank you for taking the time to contact my office with your concerns related […]

Killing bears, one way or another

B.C. hunters speak out about grizzly hunt, wildlife management reposted from North Island Gazette Re: Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities (B.C. Views column, Aug. 21). As a lifelong hunter and licensed trapper for 40 years, I was born in Quesnel and have lived in northern communities including New Aiyansh, Hazelton, Fort St. James, McBride, […]

Habitat loss greatest threat to B.C. grizzly bears

B.C. NDP government focused on grizzly bear trophy hunt by Tom Fletcher, reposted from The Columbia Valley Pioneer Degradation of habitat from forestry, oil and gas development and human settlement is the greatest risk to B.C.’s grizzly bear population, Auditor-General Carole Bellringer says. While Forests Minister Doug Donaldson has concentrated on ending the grizzly bear […]

Former Prime Minister’s Wife Publicly Berates Hunter

It is shocking enough to read some of the comments that hunters receive when posting their accolades online. But to think that Laureen Harper, wife of former leader of the conservative party and Prime Minister of Canada would join in the abuse is chilling. Steve Ecklund, notable TV host of The Edge, recently posted of […]

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Lures for Catching Hard Water Perch

During the hard water season, many anglers venture out onto the frozen surfaces of the Belle Province of Quebec in search of one of the most popular species, the yellow perch. by Patrick Campeau The sport of ice fishing, which has been practiced since the dawn of time, serves to relax and provide fun and […]