Minister Dominic LeBlanc Increases Opportunity and Access to Stripe Bass Fishery

OTTAWA, Ontario ­–The Government of Canada is increasing recreational fishing opportunities and Indigenous access to the recreational Striped bass fishery in the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters bordering New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadin Coast Guard, announced that the retention period for the Southern Gulf recreational Striped bass fishery will be extended. The final retention period will now run from September 2 to October 31, during which time each person is allowed to keep one fish per day.

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Going migratory bird hunting this year?

Buy your new 2016 e-Permit online and be ready in minutes! Environment and Climate Change Canada now offers you the option to buy your Migratory Game Bird Hunting (MGBH) e-Permits from the comfort of your home or business, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Payments that can be made via major credit cards. The new MGBH e-Permits can be purchased at:http://www.ec.gc.ca/

For more information, please contact:
Canadian Wildlife Service
351 St. Joseph Blvd., 16th Floor
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
ec.permisscf-cwspermit.ec@canada.ca
1-855-869-8670

2016 NBWF AGM Awards

A big thank you to the Moncton Fish & Game Association!  Their president,  Robert Snider, presented a donation in the amount of $485.00 to the New Brunswick Wildlife Federation at our April AGM.

Congratulations to all of the award recipients.


ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AWARD:
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Awarded to Sackville Rod & Gun Club. Presented to Patrick Gormley by Rod Currie.


THE A. R. (TONY) LANGEN FORESTRY AWARD.
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Awarded to Association de la Riviere Saumon Inc./Salmon River Association Inc. Presented to Claude Soucy by Ron Whitehead.


THE FRANK WILSON MEMORIAL AWARD to the BRANCH PROMOTING YOUTH ACTIVITIES.
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Awarded to Sackville Rod & Gun Club. Presented to Patrick Gormley by Hal Wood.


THE HERBERT H. SEWELL HUNTER SAFETY AWARD.
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Awarded to Petitcodiac Sportsman’s Club. Presented to Craig Deleavey by Richard DeBow.


THE MOST ACTIVE BRANCH AWARD.
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Awarded to Petitcodiac Sportsman’s Club. Presented to Craig Deleavey by Jim Marriner.


THE MOST ACTIVE ZONE VP AWARD.
2016 NBWF AGM Awards
Presented to Jason Soucy, Zone VP NW by Jim Marriner.


NOTICE: 91st NBWF AGM Meeting

There has been information circulating on Facebook and other means that our AGM session on Saturday (April 9th) is open to the public.

Only registered delegates, Executive and Directors and specially invited guests of the NB Wildlife Federation are entitled to attend these functions.

These meetings are intended to present information to our Board in order to form our policies on important subjects. There is not enough seating for the general public.

We apologize for any misinformation you may have received.

2016 BOW Registration Now Available

Becoming an Outdoors WomanBecoming an Outdoors Woman in New Brunswick

The “Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW)” program is for ladies 18 years old and up who have never tried outdoor activities and would like to learn new skills or improve existing skills. The courses are all beginner level introductory courses.

Come discover the outdoors with us!

2016 BOW Brochure…

Register as soon as possible. Limited spaces available!

2016 Registration Form…

For more information on the BOW program, please contact Nathalie Michaud

Email: hunterbabe.nm@gmail.com
Phone: (506) 426-9779

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Five-day moose season maintained for 2016

Five-day moose season maintained for 2016; split season for 2017 under review
24 February 2016

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will maintain a five-day moose season for 2016, and it is examining the potential of a split season of two, three-day hunts starting in 2017.

Full news release can be found on GNB website here: 2016 Moose Season News Release