Barrier-Free sportfishing opportunities
Use the new mapping tool to explore accessible sportfishing sites in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia's Learn To Fish Program
One of the department’s most popular activities is the interactive Learn to Fish (L2F) program. Learn to Fish teaches children the basics of sportfishing, along with ethics and environmental stewardship.
Nova Scotia Fishing Hatcheries
The Province has administered a hatchery program since 1982. Approximately 200 lakes are stocked each spring as part of our urban stocking program.
Fall Salmon fishing on the way
When the air becomes fresh and the leaves to turn a mosaic of colours, Atlantic salmon return to many rivers across Nova Scotia.
Barrier Free Fishing Sites
Weekly Stocking update
Sportfish Funding Programs
Frequently Asked Questions
Recreational Fishing Advisory Council
Catch & Release Techniques