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Local Businesses Step Up to Donate to Hatchery!

On May 15 Kevin Vance was delighted to receive a cheque towards the hatchery presented by Barry Bowers on behalf of five local businesses that have stepped up to help  during this challenging year.

Thank you to the generous donors –

Barry Bowers Custom Builders, Earl Bowers Contracting, Steve’s Gun Repair, Ken Bowers Masonary and John Bowers […]

By |2020-05-15T18:29:01-04:00May 15th, 2020|

Hatchery Donors Get a Chance to Win a Crossbow Package!

You heard it right!

Mack Attack is proud to announce an upcoming Facebook Live Q&A with two members of the North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery, Mr. Ian Hendry and Mr. Steve Wilkins. I will be chatting with these Gentleman on Friday May 22nd, 2020 at 12 p.m.!

Covid-19 has hurt many businesses in our small town, but […]

By |2020-05-14T15:48:00-04:00May 14th, 2020|

Byers Heating Inc. Challenges Others to Donate to the Hatchery!

There were smiles all-round when Paul Byers pulled up in front of the Fish Hatchery and presented board director Ian Hendry with a cheque for $1000 on behalf of his company, Byers Heating Inc. Paul, very kindly, also provided a $40 personal donation towards the drive to raise funds for the hatchery to help replace […]

By |2020-05-12T12:34:34-04:00May 12th, 2020|

Come Out and Get Your Hands Wet!

Terry Campbell’s love of fishing was what first got him interested in volunteering at the North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery. “I also knew a few others and so I got involved,” says Campbell.

The best part about volunteering is that it is a great way to meet other guys who also love to fish. “You hear […]

By |2020-05-10T10:05:48-04:00May 10th, 2020|

$1700 Donation to Hatchery in Memory of Joe Neuhold

On May 7 Dave Locke from the Quinte Elk Restoration Committee presented a donation of $1700 to hatchery member Kevin Vance.  The donation is in memory of Joe Neuhold who was a great supporter of the Elk Restoration Committee, the North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery and other conservation efforts in the North Hastings area.

With the […]

By |2020-05-07T15:12:26-04:00May 7th, 2020|

Fish Hatchery Needs Your Help!

This has been a year like none other and as a result, the Fish Hatchery is reaching out to the community for help to get through this difficult time.

Traditionally, we host an annual fundraising dinner/auction to raise the majority of the funds required to cover our operating expenses.  This includes everything from utilities, to taxes, […]

By |2020-04-30T11:54:25-04:00April 28th, 2020|

Stocked Up – courtesy of Blind Casts by Alyssa Lloyd

Take Advantage of Put-and-Take Fisheries

With Ontario’s reputation for naturally sustainable fisheries, it can be hard to notice other opportunities such as stocked fisheries.

 

These lakes are isolated from and have little effect on the watersheds around them, providing an excellent area to introduce a species unknown to the lake, but not necessarily unknown to the area.

 

Stocked […]

By |2020-04-09T10:36:42-04:00April 9th, 2020|

Reel Trouble on the York River by Tori Drost

 

It’s the first fishing rod I’ve owned since I was a young girl. We were planning a 3-week canoe camping trip to the Yukon, and my brother asked if I was planning to fish. I decided, why not? As a pescatarian I should know how to catch what I eat. Unfortunately, the first sign that […]

By |2020-03-08T08:59:29-04:00March 8th, 2020|