Clean water makes everyone a winner!

From its inception, Fly Fishing Canada has ensured that a world class conservation symposium is a highlight in every competition.Conservation Symposia held to date at World Competitions include:

World Championship Conservation Symposia

Year Host Country Topic
1993 Canada Clean Water – Wild Trout
1994 Norway The Effect of Acid Rain on the Scandinavian Countries


Ireland The Disappearing Sea Trout of Ireland Report of the Sea Trout Task Force (1994). Sea Trout Monitoring & Advisory Group (1985) Resolution of the Symposium Attendees sent to the Prime Minister of Ireland
1996 Czech Republic Fisheries and Conservation in the Czech & Surrounding Waters
1997 U.S.A. Conservation & Management of Wild & Native Trout Fisheries Restoration of the Fine Spotted Cutthroat Trout to the Snake River
1998 Poland Influence of Reservoirs on the Biotic Environment of the Dunajec River Restocking the Huchen to the Dunajec River
1999 Australia Hydro Electric Generation in the Snowy Mountains Water diversion from the Snowy River


England Fishing and Conservation “Past, Present & Future”
2001 Sweden Restoration of River Channels Destroyed by the Logging Industry
2002 France Development of Quality Standards for waters shared by more than one country
2003 Spain Fishing in the Wilderness of Spain
2004 Slovakia Huchen Recovery Efforts
2005 Sweden Continued Restoration of Logging Channels Destroyed by the Logging Industry

For more information you may wish to read the short history of the FIPS-Mouche Conservation Symposia.

NFFC Conservation Symposia

Year Location Topic
2003 Russell, Manitoba Western Manitoba trout fisheries
2004 Montebello, Quebec Kenauk Reserve angling opportunities and preservation; Atlantic Salmon Federation preservation efforts and challenges respecting wild Atlantic Salmon;  Western Manitoba Update  
2005 Campbell River, BC 21st Century Challenges for Pacific Salmonids
2006 Fergus/Elora, ON Grand and Conestogo River Restoration efforts

NFFC Conservation Symposia Reports

2005, Report on the Third Conservation Symposium , Campbell River, British Columbia (37KB .doc)