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Manitoba Fishing Licence Information


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Manitoba Fishing Licence Information

The cost of a licence is $40 Canadian. This is for a full licence which entitles the holder to keep a limit of whatever species he or she is fishing for.

There is also a conservation licence that costs $22 that allows the fisher person to keep half of a limit.

In the case of a four walleye limit it would be four and two fish respectively. With channel catfish the limit is three on a full licence and one on conservation licence. Some bodies of water have six fish limits for walleye.

In Manitoba a limit means in possession, you may only have one limit in your possession at any time either in your freezer at home,in your livewell, under your seat or flopping on the bottom of your boat! With channels this is not really an issue, you are not allowed to keep fish over 24" and getting one that small can be quite a challenge. Of course anything over that length is not very good eating so in essence its a trophy fishery, catch and release.

The licences are for the period of April 01/00 to March 31/01. Opening day is May 12th 2001.

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    • Brianf.
      Saw on MPR that this year had been even warmer than 2012.  If this weather pattern continues, Lake V will be ice out before the March 28th date from 2012. 
    • Dash 1
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    • gimruis
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    • chucker1101
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    • CigarGuy
      Do you park at The Landing or have someplace closer? That would be a hall from The Landing!
    • SkunkedAgain
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    • SkunkedAgain
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      Maybe a replica but it's still swimming 
    • smurfy
      So is it going on the wall??
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