Why Sign The Petition?

The inherent reason you would want to sign the petition is to push the legislative assembly to act upon what is right, review the process and hopefully in a timely manner address the problem.

It is high time Alberta realized how rich, precious and diverse the Provinces trout waters are both Stillwater and flowing water environments. The powers to be have devalued the provinces most treasured trout fisheries. Deliberately by both dismantling and underfunding the Fish & Wildlife Division, employing less than lackadaisical efforts towards fisheries management. Another area of contention is the provinces steadfast refusal towards refurbishing beleaguered trout populations. Mitigation our most promising trout fisheries can be accomplished successively in a safe manner through structured mitigation efforts stubbornly refusing to employ these measures is very short sighted. Furthermore these powers to be realize the rampant level of illegal retention taking place involving trout fisheries province wide and yet they refuse to deal with the situation in any punctual dynamic manner. The judicious way to deal with the situation is to wisely adjust enforcement processes, policing regimes and implement significant effective minimum fines in order to curtail this self indulgent behaviour. The directed funding, directed enforcement and policing discussed in this website, as well as balanced enhancement (mitigation) should at the very least be employed on the provinces very best 10-15 flowing waters and Stillwater trout fisheries. The petition you have the opportunity to sign here in the website has been personally approved as both grammatically and legislatively correct by the legislative administrational staff within the parliamentary process in Edmonton.

 

The inherent reason you would want to sign the petition is to push the legislative assembly to act upon what is right, review the process and hopefully in a timely manner address the problem. The remedial action required is obviously to significantly increase the minimum fines for both the initial act of illegal retention and the fine for each individual fish retained through this illegal action. It is high time the province engaged anglers, to willingly shift more towards basing the reward of fishing on the actual angling experience. Rather than thoughtlessly taking trout home for table fare relentlessly in an unsustainable wasteful self indulgent manner. The sensible philosophical change required here doesn’t mean the province needs to implement a stringent situation of zero retention on any of the various fisheries province wide. It simply means restrictive measures that will curtail consumptive practice to a structured much more resourceful and sustainable level. Secondly the increase in minimal fines will put in place a scenario where a provincial judge or justice of the peace cannot reduce the fine to a point where it doesn’t have any serious repercussions for negative self indulgent behaviour. If anglers genuinely want quality consistent angling experiences it is time to get involved and participate by voicing your concerns and opinions.

Be a part of the solution. Sign the petition.

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