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National Recreational Fisheries Award and Tenkara

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The official presentation for our National Recreational Fisheries Award from the department of Fisheries and Oceans will be February 12 at Queen Mary Park. Please mark this date on your calendar and be sure to come out for the award presentation.


The award presentation will be followed by a talk by Mark Deldeagon on Japanese style Tenkara fishing.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenkara_fishing) and horsehair fly lines

This award recognizes your organization's outstanding contribution to promoting the interests of recreational fishing in Alberta and the superb example you have set for others working to improve recreational fisheries.

The Northern Lights Fly Tyers - Trout Unlimited Edmonton are being recognized for their excellent record of supporting conservation of Alberta's fisheries and recreational angling.


Your group's volunteer involvement through the promotion of fly tying and fly fishing, especially to youth, and your contributions to "Casting for Life" and "Healing Waters" are impressive. Finally, the Northern Lights Fly Tyers work on Arctic Grayling populations will help to ensure that recreational fisheries in Alberta are sustainable for future generations.

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