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  • Learn-to Fish

    Nature Sports and recreation
    Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location(s): Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site
    Cost: Free

    Fishing is a simple, accessible and fun family activity that requires a minimum of knowledge. Parks Canada invites young people aged 6 to 17 to an introductory fishing activity at the Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site.

    Throughout the day, each participant will receive a fishing certificate valid until the age of 18 and a fishing kit. It's free! Limited spots. Contact us by email at to reserve.

    The Learn-to Fish activity is:

    • Sport fishing safety and regulations in Quebec
    • The ABC of fish: biology, habitat, diet
    • Fishing equipment and how to set up a fishing line
    • Fishing techniques: light casting, how to hook and reel in a fish
    • Free fishing and fisherman's ethics 


    Note to accompanying persons: Accompanying persons who wish to fish must bring their own equipment and make sure they have a valid fishing licence.