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With hundreds of fishing huts installed each winter, the Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie sites are transformed into veritable fishing villages on ice. Live winter in Saguenay!


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What’s new in the villages-on-ice?
4 February 2021

Extended groundfish season

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) today announced that the ice fishing season for groundfish in the Saguenay Fjord will be extended by one week and will end on March 14, 2021. We are pleased to note the openness of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard to our requests! They showed great listening […]
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23 January 2021

Crack on the main road to Grande-Baie

A major crack currently crosses the main road in the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. The ice thickness near the crack is only 3 inches. This situation beyond our control prevents snow removal operations in this village, and will therefore delay boarding at Grande-Baie. Note that according to the last ice measurements of Friday January […]
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22 January 2021

Collaboration requested

That’s it! Several of you will be fishing for groundfish tomorrow! The cold has arrived and the season can finally begin. In order not to interfere with the approaching boarding, we ask for your cooperation in avoiding drilling holes in the streets of the villages on ice and on the grounds. Even though the bay […]
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