Young sport fishers’ program has 25 years old! Discover the history of the program and how two organizations deploy their fishing initiation activities in urban and natural environments with the interactive sheet 25 ans de Pêche en herbe.
The Young sport fishers’ program is for youth 6 to 17 years.
Use the search engine to find an activity.
To register youth for an initiation activity, locate the activities in the list that are identified as being “open to the public” and contact the organizer as indicated. Note that an activity can last a certain number of days. The date indicated in the table corresponds to the first day of the activity, if applicable.
It is not possible to replace a Young sport fishers’ licence since it was specifically obtained free of charge for the program. In case of loss or theft of a licence, the youth must once again participate in a training session with the program.
Discover the joys of fishing
Moi je pêche avec Guliver is a document offered to participants during the training courses of the Young sport fishers’ program. Using Guliver, you will learn about fish and their habitat, the basics of fishing and boating safety. It will undoubtedly make you want to fish, while respecting the environment, wildlife and regulations.
La pêche blanche avec Guliver is a document offered to participants during winter training courses in the Young sport fishers’ program. Guliver will accompany you in the discovery of a captivating activity: ice fishing. It will help you find out how to enjoy fishing even in winter! It will undoubtedly give you the taste to fish safely and with respect for nature.
Everything to learn about fishing
To learn more about fishing techniques, fish species caught in Quebec and much more, visit La pêche, c’est simple, c’est pas compliqué site.
Where to fish?
You can fish in a structured wildlife area, such as the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (SÉPAQ), an outfitter or a ZEC.
You can also use the interactive map of access to Quebec water bodies to find a fishing site near you.
Without forgetting the regulations
To find out the fishing periods and the catch limits of a body of water on which you want to fish, visit the interactive map for this purpose.
For any other information on the regulation of sport fishing in Quebec, visit the site of the Government of Quebec.
If my child lose his certificate, can he get another one?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to replace the lost or stolen certificate, which was obtained free of charge as part of the program. The youngster must participate again in the program. We invite you to keep an eye on our website in December and May, and use the search engine to find out the dates of the next Young sport fishers’ activities that will take place near you.
Can we print a replacement certificate?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to reprint a certificate. You must bring the one you have in your possession when participating in fishing activities.
For more information, contact a regional office of wildlife officers. They are the ones who apply the laws and regulations on the ground.
How to obtain a Young sport fishers' certificate?
To obtain a fishing certificate, the young person must participate in a fishing activity during which training is provided by a qualified resource.
As the activities vary from year to year, no pre-registration is possible. Keep an eye on our website in December and May, and use the search engine to find out the dates of the next activities that will take place near you.
We wish you a good fishing season and we hope that your child will be able to participate in a Young sport fishers’ activity.
How can I register my child for a Young sport fishers' activity?
Watch our website in December and May for the dates of the next Young sport fishers’ activities that will take place near you.
To register your children for an initiation fishing activity (or participate as a volunteer), consult the List of Fishing activities and find the activities marked “open to the public” in your area.
Then contact the organizer whose contact details are indicated on the list.
Note that an activity can take place over several days. The date entered in the table corresponds to the first day of activity.
Can I register my child in advance?
As the activities vary from year to year, no pre-registration is possible. Keep an eye on our website in December and May, and use the search engine to find out the dates of the next dates for the Young sport fishers’ activities that will take place near you.