Topics of Interest

Resident Hunters Across the Province Frustrated with BC Government

Volunteers often represent resident anglers’ and hunters’ interests on government-initiated committees. The volunteers acting on your behalf as a resident often do this at large personal expense, both monetary, and in terms of the time commitment. The volunteers who represent resident hunters and anglers are not asking to be paid for their work, but they […]

Hunters up in arms over new hunting regs

By Joan Silver 100 Mile House Free Press

July 28, 2009

Local hunters are upset with this year’s hunting regulations.

Jude Dion, Exeter Sporting Goods owner, called the regs “ridiculous” and totally one-sided.

“We can kill them on the highway but it’s not okay to eat them,” he said.

He said the new […]


July 6, 2009

An interesting information bulletin from the Ministry of Environment with an announcement of more bear hunting closures. These closures have been decided through consultation with First Nations but with absolutely no consultation, since government adjusted membership at the Land Use Plans, with the BC Wildlife Federation, The BC Trappers or the Guide-Outfitters. […]

GOABC: Economic Viability Paper

Paper presented to the Ministry of Environment by the Guide-Outfitters Association of BC.

The Guide Outfitter Industry in British Columbia_Challenges and New Opportunities

A Summary of the New Provincial Allocation Policies and Procedures

The BC Ministry of Environment defines allocation as:

Allocation is the process by which the available harvest of a particular wildlife population is divided amongst consumptive users, after the rights of First Nations have been considered.

The Ministry of Environment has recently updated its policy on the allocation of wildlife harvests, but it is not […]