Get out those rods and fuel up your boats… fishing season finally arrives to Southern Manitoba on Saturday, May 14, 2011.

A conservation license (which is what most people want) will cost $13.94 including GST. Regular fishing licenses are $19.83 including GST.

June 11 – 12, 2011 is Family Fishing weekend and allows everyone to fish for free without a license.

Some General Rules:
* Youths less than 16 year of age do not require a licence
* Seniors aged 65 or over who have resided in Manitoba for 6 months prior to the licence issue date must obtain a seniors conservation licence at no charge. To keep a regular limit of fish, a regular angling licence is required
* Status Indians do not require a licence
* Non-Resident people are defined as individuals who do not reside in Canada

Resident Annual Angling Licence $19.83
Resident Conservation Angling Licence $13.94
Resident Seniors Conservation Angling Licence No Charge
Canadian Resident Annual Angling Licence $42.40
Canadian Resident Conservation Angling Licence $22.77
Non-Resident Annual Angling Licence $57.12
Non-Resident Conservation Angling Licence $32.59

See you all at Selkirk! Don’t forget to read our Top 5 Fishing Spots Near Winnipeg post.

Click HERE for the 2011 Manitoba Anglers’ Guide.

Image Fishing In The Golden Light – Valetta, Malta Originally uploaded by Bob Jagendorf