Tag Archives: Lake Manitoba

Province orders fisheries review after Manitoba fish get ‘do not buy’ rating

The province has ordered a review of Manitoba’s fisheries after a scathing review from sustainable fisheries organization . On Monday, Seachoice released a report that gave fish caught in Manitoba’s three largest lake a “do not buy” rating. All species of fish caught in Lake Winnipeg, Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipegosis should be avoided by consumers and retailers until more sustainable fishery methods are in place, the report said. Read the rest here 10:31

Lake Manitoba Commercial Fishing In Jeopardy

The local commercial fishing industry is being threatened by the people_perry_gaudry into Lake Manitoba. Fishermen have noticed more jackfish, also known as northern pike, since water from the Assiniboine River was diverted into Lake Manitoba during the flood of 2011. Perry Gaudry’s a commercial ice fisherman, and says the increased population is starting to reduce the population of the other fish. Read the rest here 12:27