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Fathers Day Derby a Big Success

  The Fathers Day Fishing Derby last Saturday at Shannon Lake was a real hit! Al Springer reported over 80 people attended and although it was a wet day, everyone had a great time!   The largest trout was caught by Brandon Schlamp who won the first prize of a fishing trip for two on […]

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Thank-You – Bethany Froehlich !

  Ken Sward, President of the Okanagan Region of the BCWF couldn’t have expressed it any better in thanking Bethany Froehlich for organizing the PSA Youth Fishing Day at Shannon Lake. Ken stated:   “On behalf of everyone in Region 8, I would like to extend our most sincere appreciation for the organizational skills and […]

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Youth Fishing Day a Whole Lot of FUN!

  The Shannon Lake Youth Fly Fishing event on June 2 was a great success.  We had about 42 youth come out to the event throughout the day. While not everyone caught a fish, everyone had an enjoyable time and many youth (and their parents/guardians) said they would like to be notified of future events […]

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Spring Lake Vandalized by Campers

  Spring Lake has long been one of my favourite spots to visit. It is a peaceful little place not too far up the old Brenda Mine Road where you can unwind and relax, fish for some trout, hike or trail ride. For the most part, people respect its natural state at least, that is, […]

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PSA Youth Fishing Day – June 2nd at Shannon Lake

  If you are between the age of 10 and 18 years of age you will want to come out for the annual Peachland Sportsmen’s YOUTH Fishing Day. Organizer… Bethany Froehlich says “whether rain or shine this is a really fun day of fishing, food and fun!”   The youth fishing day will be held […]

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BCWF Convention – Youth Program Report by Bethany Froehlich

  Every year the youth program at the BCWF AGM & Convention is enjoyable. We learn new things and add to the knowledge we previously had.   Again, the youth program didn’t disappoint – the Courtenay club did a great job of hosting us and finding new activities.   On the first day of the […]

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Go Fish – Learning to Fish at Shannon Lake

  Our popular Go Fish program will be up and running starting this weekend! Drop by Shannon Lake Regional Park or Mission Creek Regional Park (Hall Road Pond) Saturdays and Sundays in May, 10am to 3pm. Park Interpreters and volunteers will be on-hand to help young anglers learn how to fish. Fishing rods are available […]

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Ron Taylor Receives Highest Honour by BC Wildlife Federation

The BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) wrapped up its 56th Annual General Meeting & Convention in Courtenay on April 28. The AGM welcomed over 250 delegates and guests from across the province to discuss conservation topics related to fish, wildlife and habitat. The conference was co-hosted by the Courtenay & District Fish and Game Protective Association, […]

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Christian Valley Whitetail Count

  Good news all. Aaron and I conducted the C V whitetailed deer count that was started by CO Greg Hoyer. The 2012 count is just below average, which is good news considering now 2 years of GOS on does and the concerns that this would lead to a “slaughter”.   Download the Game Count […]

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BC Wildlife Federation April Newsletter Now Available

  The April Issue of the BC Wildlife Federation’s newsletter has just been published and is available on the Federation’s website. It includes the following articles:   · Yamaha Grizzly ATA has New Owner · Long-Gun Registry Continues to Move Closer to Abolition · Bucks for Ducks: HR Group’s Charitable Marketing Campaign · BCWF Gets […]

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