The National Recreational Fishing Policy

Published by the National Steering Committee on Recreational Fishing, December 1994 the The National Recreational Fishing Policy  Word [625kb] contents include:

  • Foreword
  • Goals
  • Key principles for recreational fishing
  • Introduction
  • Protecting the resource
  • Habitat the key to healthy fisheries resource
  • The role of government
  • Community involvement
  • Sharing the resource
  • Acceptable recreational fishing practices
  • Opportunities for recreational fishing
  • Education and compliance
  • Building up a store of knowledge
  • Funding: the key to proper management