Home front – July 28

Red Deer has been nominated as the ultimate fishing town in a contest being put on by the World Fishing Network, which is North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network.

Fishing contest

Red Deer has been nominated as the ultimate fishing town in a contest being put on by the World Fishing Network, which is North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network. The winning community will receive $25,000 to be used for fishing-related causes and have a 30-minute feature show about fishing in their town. There is also more than $7,500 in secondary prizes. People can upload stories, photos and videos until Aug. 16 to prove Red Deer’s worthiness as the ultimate fishing town and vote for Red Deer on the website. To find out more, go to www.wfn.tv/fishingtown. The World Fishing Network was launched in 2005 and it is the only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week network featuring fishing tips, tournaments and travel. As well as food and outdoor lifestyle information related to fishing.


Hunting regulations available

Hunters can now set their sights on getting the 2010 Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations. The regulations for this year have just become available and can be downloaded free of charge or picked up from Alberta Fish and Wildlife district offices or from places where licences are sold. This year’s regulations include a number of additional opportunities to hunt elk, white-tailed deer, antelope and migratory waterfowl. Starting this year, all first-time hunters are required to complete the Alberta Conservation and Hunter Education Course or the Alberta Hunter competency exam. Information on course enrolment can be found at www.aheia.com. Recreational licences can be purchased online at www.albertaelm.com. Hunters can also contribute information to the annual Game Harvest Survey online at the same address.


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