Category Archives: News

Jurisdictional Study of Hunting Regs and Wildlife Management

With the financial assistance of the Fisheries and Wildlife Enhancement Fund, the MLOA contracted Probe Research to undertake of comparative study of hunting regulations and wildlife management strategies across Canada and selected American states.  There are a number of areas where Manitoba compares favourably, and other areas where Manitoba can do better.  The good news […]

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Manitoba’s tourism industry bracing for impact of continued Canada-U.S. border closure

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s tourism industry is bracing for at least one more month of a non-essential travel ban between Canada and the United States. The two countries have reached an agreement that will keep border restrictions in place until June 21, even as economies on both sides of the border slowly reopen. It doesn’t come […]

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Information for Travellers to Manitoba’s Lodges and Outfitters

US Border Closures, Travel Restrictions and Obtaining a Fishing License US Border Closure Since March 21, all non-essential (sorry, this includes fishing and hunting) travel between the US and Canada has been prohibited.  There has been speculation  circulating for weeks now about specific dates for re-opening the border.  These are just rumours.  Once Canada and […]

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Fishing Season and the New E Licensing

  Fishing season is scheduled to open. 2020 Fishing Season Open/Close Dates: Southern Division – Season opens May 9. Generally closed from April 6 to and including May 8. Northwest Division – Season opens May 16. Please remember your social distancing from other fishers. This year licenses will be available as E-Licenses on line. You can now buy your fishing, […]

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Jim Schocky Msg -SCI

Jim Schocky has a very important message for all of the Lodges and Outfitters. Please take a moment to listen to what he has to say.

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SCI Statement on COVID – 19

Safari Club International  STATEMENT ON COVID-19 Washington, DC – (MARCH 18, 2019) – While the U.S. and the rest of the world navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Safari Club International (SCI) is actively monitoring the disruptions the pandemic is wreaking on the global hunting community. Our global membership at SCI includes hunters, outfitters, guides, and operators who […]

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E Licensing for Fishing, Hunting and Park Passes

The Manitoba government says it’s throwing out paper-based outdoor licensing in favour of online shopping for hunting and angling licenses and provincial park vehicle permits. On Monday, the government announced new legislation that will move provincial sales of outdoor licenses and permits online — which will cost consumers an extra few dollars at the check- out, and must still be […]

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Bait Regulations in AIS Control Zones

CHANGES TO BAIT REGULATIONS IN AIS CONTROL ZONES The Province of Manitoba is conducting a review of their Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulations as part of its overall strategic plan.  As part of that review, and based on concerns by anglers regarding the use and disposal of frozen bait in AIS control zones, the province […]

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The Importance of Well-Managed Fisheries to Our Tourism Economy

As a member of an informal working group concerned with the state of the fishery on Lake Winnipeg, MLOA and several partners (Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund, Fish Futures, Manitoba Wildlife Federation, Travel Manitoba, Hooked Magazine, Seven Oaks Game & Fish, Walleye Anglers Association of Manitoba, The Wildlife Society and Kamooki Lures) conducted an economic […]

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Aquatic Invasive Species Decontamination

It is everyone’s responsibility to stop the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in Manitoba’s water bodies Zebra mussels were discovered in some of our province’s water bodies in 2013, however, prior to that Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) existed in our province. Manitoba Lodges and Outfitters Association (MLOA) had quickly taken an active interest in preventing […]

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