Recreational Fishing Initiative

The Recreational Fishing Initiative is a plan to improve communication with recreational fishers. We want to better understand your concerns and work together for shared sustainable fisheries for the future. Find out more about the initiative and how you can get involved.

Working together

We developed the Recreational Fishing Initiative to better engage and communicate with recreational fishers.

Download the initiative to find out about our plans [PDF, 76 KB]

Results of the Recreational Fishing Mailing List Survey

In November 2017 and December 2017, we surveyed our recreational fishing mailing list subscribers to see what people liked and what they wanted to see improved. 280 people responded (which is 20% of the 1,390 subscribers) over 3 weeks, with a 100% completion rate.

These responses will allow us to focus the information we provide to you, so that the emails we send out are as useful and interesting as possible.

Expect to see some changes to the mailing list in the new year as a direct result of this survey.

Download the survey results [PDF, 581 KB]

We want your feedback

Our 2-person team is leading the work to better engage and communicate with recreational fishers. For news about fisheries management issues in your area, sign up to the mailing list. Or email us about issues in your area.

Our goal: Shared sustainable fisheries for the future.

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