The province’s annual Free Family Fishing Weekend will take place on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2014. A Manitoba fishing licence will not be required during these days (except in national parks where a federal license is required). Also note that entrance to provincial parks will also be free this weekend!
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
Licence Fees (includes GST):
- Resident Annual Angling Licence: $25.10
- Resident Conservation Angling Licence: $19.20
- Resident Seniors Conservation Angling Licence: No Charge
- Canadian Resident Annual Angling Licence: $47.65
- Canadian Resident Conservation Angling Licence: $28.00
- Non-Resident Annual Angling Licence: $62.35
- Non-Resident Conservation Angling Licence: $37.85
Prices have sure gone up over the years… so this is a great oppertunity to enjoy some fishing without having to shell out cash for a licence.
Click here for the 2014 Manitoba Anglers’ Guide.