TAFIP Update & 2019 Ling Fling Info.

Dan O’Mara reports:
Due to your support last year and with the help of the organizers of the 2018 Ling Fling a donation of $7175.00 was made to the Temagami  Area Fish Involvement Program (TAFIP). The Program completed a number of projects in 2018 and predicts 2019 will be a  busy season beyond the regular hatchery program.  Below, find a link to the latest TAFIP update.
Also, Dan sends a second link below with details for the 2019 Ling Fling on Saturday March 16th beginning at 2 pm on the ice off  the Lake Temagami Mine Landing.  Please consider supporting the Ling Fling with a donation again this year.

TAFIP Update
2019 Ling Fling Details

Sudbury Forest 2020-2030 Forest Management Plan

The Ontario Ministry of NAtural Resources and Forestry, Vermilion Forest Management Company, & the Sudbury Local Citizens Committee invite the public to review & comment on the proposed long term management direction for the Sudbury Forest. Information on the planning process, how to get involved, and where to comment is available at the link below. Public comments are due by March 19, 2019.

Proposed Long Term Management Direction: Sudbury Forest Management Plan


New Temagami Forest Management Plan

In late January 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), First Management Resource Group Inc. and the Temagami Local Citizens Committee issued a notice that the  MNRF Northeast Regional Director had approved the 2019-2029 Forest Management Plan for the Temagami Management Unit. The full plan including  maps, amendments, plan summary  and changes can be downloaded from the MNRF web site. Links to pdf files of the main text document follow:

Plan Text


Supplementary Documentation

Analysis Package

Proposed Fisheries Management Plan Draft (Zone 11)

The  attached draft plan  (link to pdf  below) for Fisheries Management Zone 11 is also posted on the Environmental Registry as of January 23, 2019 for 47 days. The public is invited to view the proposed changes on the registry (ER# 013-4578). Public Comments must be received by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry by March 9, 2019.  (Note: The Lake Trout season proposed change will have an impact on Temagami)


To provide anglers and other interested individuals with an opportunity to review information on the Fisheries Management Zone 11 Plan, public meetings have been scheduled for the following four locations:

 Temiskaming Shores

Date:   February 6, 2019
Time:  3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location:  Riverside Place (55 Riverside Drive, New Liskeard)


Date:   February 7, 2019
Time:  3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Temagami Arena (100 Spruce Drive, Temagami, ON)

North Bay

Date:   February 19, 2019
Time:  3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location:   Elk’s Lodge (325 Elks Lane, North Bay, ON)

 West Nipissing

Date:   February 20, 2019
Time:  3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location:   West Nipissing Community Centre – Main Hall (219 O’Hara Street, Sturgeon Falls, ON)