National Fishing Week is underway sponsored by the Canadian National Sport Fishing Foundation for the past 17 years. Their Communications Director Jessica Melnick says the idea is to encourage people to get away from technology and other distractions and start or get back to fishing. She explains this year their theme is Join the Tradition adding as you may know fishing is a long time centuries old past time here in Canada, it’s part of our heritage and they’re encouraging people to get on board and find out what all the fuss is about.
National Fishing Week runs from now to July 8th. For information on how to get started fishing visit their website www.catchfishing.com.