After requests from both commercial fishers and the angling community, the Province of Manitoba convened a workshop on May 9, 2019 for the government, fishers and anglers to share perspectives, information and data on the historic and current status of the Lake Winnipeg … [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.
Read below to see the most recent News Release from the Manitoba Wildlife Federation March 25, 2019 MANITOBA WILDLIFE FEDERATION AND PARTNERS ENCOURAGED BY NEW GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO MANAGE LAKE WINNIPEG FISHERY WINNIPEG, MB:The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) and its partners … [Read more...]
The Manitoba Wildlife Federation is pleased to learn today that the Province of Manitoba is taking significant steps to enhancing the sustainability of the fishery on Lake Winnipeg. This includes a commercial quota buy-back program and a 30-day consultation period with various fishers (anglers and … [Read more...]
Today, January 15, 2019 MWF Managing Director Dr Brian Kotak, MLOA President Paul Conchatre and Hooked Magazine Senior Editor Don Lamont were on CJOB with Kathy Kennedy to give an update on the Lake Winnipeg walleye situation. Listen to the interview right here: … [Read more...]
On Thursday, November 29, the commercial fishers of the Lake Winnipeg fishery co-management board invited MWF Managing Director, Brian Kotak to join them for lunch at the semi annual meeting of the co-management board. The intent was to initiate dialogue between the commercial fishers and anglers, … [Read more...]