From the department of Sustainable Development Press Release: The Manitoba government has launched a trio of surveys to gather input from hunters and fishers in Manitoba that will help shape and inform sustainable management of the province’s natural resources, Sustainable Development Minister … [Read more...]
LakeWatch is your home for the MWFs campaign to raise awareness among the outdoor community about the many issues affecting the sustainability of Manitoba’s fish and fishery resources. The MWF hopes to create a hub where increased awareness leads to a much better managed fishery.
MWF is greatly concerned about the overall future and sustainability of all Manitoba fisheries, and the walleye fishery which is so important to many commercial and recreational anglers on Lake Winnipeg is of particular concern.
Zebra Mussels and other Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) are a ever growing problem in Manitoba. Specifically in North and South Basins of Lake Winnipeg, Cedar Lake, Several locations along the U.S. portions of the Red River and the Channel of Lake Winnipeg South of Grindstone Point. In an attempt to … [Read more...]
Action Taken to Protect Spawning Walleye in Lake Dauphin Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises that temporary conservation measures have been put in place to protect walleye populations in Lake Dauphin and its tributaries this spring during the walleye spawning period. The walleye … [Read more...]
On Tuesday April 5, 2016, at the public all-party forum moderated by the Winnipeg Free Press’ Bartley Kives, representatives from all four major parties answered tough questions and listened to passionate presentations given by stakeholders representing commercial anglers, indigenous … [Read more...]
Listen to Dr. Scott Forbes as he shares his concerns over the welfare of the Lake Winnipeg Pickerel Fishery in this fascinating presentation originally hosted at the Manitoba Wildlife Federations 72nd Annual General Meeting. … [Read more...]