Recreational Fishing

Manitoba's progressive fish management combined with strong conservation and selective harvest programs make it a world leader in sport fishing. Visiting anglers can count on a ready supply of trophy fish. Surrounded by sweeping clear-blue skies and pristine wilderness, anglers test their skills, savour a shore lunch and return home with a catch.

Manitoba preserves these fishing traditions through conservation practices and the support of anglers from around the world. Over the last 20 years,cameras and tape measures have become a regular part of every angler's tackle. A quick set of measurements and the click of the camera are proof of the battles won. Using fishing resources with care and respect will guarantee world-class angling adventures for years to come.

Fisher tending his nets

Related Links

2018 Anglers' Guide (pdf)

Stocking List

Bait Fish Guide

Manitoba Angling Survey (2005)

Manitoba Recreational Fishing League

Winnipeg's Urban Angling Partnership

Master Angler Program

L’il Angler Program

Nonresident Angling Licences