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19 January 2021

Results of measurements and demarcation at Anse-à-Benjamin

The first measurements have been completed in the village on ice of Anse-à-Benjamin. The average effective ice thickness over this entire site is 9.75 inches. The demarcation activities will begin tomorrow, January 20 at Anse-à-Benjamin. Grande-Baie New measurements will be taken this week for the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. Remember that the demarcation of […]
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15 January 2021

Curfew, measures and demarcation

Curfew We are pleased to announce that fishermen will be able to stay inside their cabins during the curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. IMPORTANT! People who do not think they can follow this instruction will have to leave their cabin and be at their home by 8 p.m. It should be noted that […]
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12 January 2021

Start of measurements in Grande-Baie

Good news! The first ice measurements will be taken this Wednesday, January 13 in the ice village of Grande-Baie. The results will be known Thursday or Friday. According to analyzes, the demarcation could begin at the end of the week on this site. Once the measurements are completed in Grande-Baie, those in the ice village […]
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7 January 2021

Ice fishing villages: Information on the situation

Our team is actively working with Ville Saguenay on possible solutions allowing a pleasant season in the villages despite the situation. Different scenarios for respecting government instructions (including the curfew) are currently being analyzed. We can already confirm that the ice rings and entertainment areas will not be set up this season and that the […]
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18 December 2020

Contact Nature among the 3 regional AEQ Prize winners

On Thursday, December 17, the virtual gala of the Prix Excellence Plein Air 2020 of Aventure Écotourisme Québec was held. Contact Nature was the winner in the Innovation in crisis situation category. Congratulations to Camp de Base Gaspésie and to Karavaniers also nominated in this category. It is an honor to be one of the […]
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12 November 2020

Ice fishing committee – Follow-up of current preparations

On Tuesday, November 10, the citizen ice fishing committee met virtually to discuss various elements concerning the 2021 season. The team is working, among other things, to add land to meet as much demand as possible. Here are some snapshots of the additions that could be made. Grande-Baie Ice Village Anse-à-Benjamin ice village Obviously, these […]
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22 September 2020

Preparations for the 2021 season: an alternative to pre-selling locations

Ice fishing season is approaching! Given the current situation, various elements will be clarified in the coming weeks. We can already tell you that exceptionally this season there will be no presale. This year, during a predetermined period, anglers will have the opportunity to keep their location(s) from last season. Once this period is over, […]
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3 April 2020

Contact Nature Publishes its New 2020-2025 Strategic Planning

In 2019, Contact Nature undertook a process of reflection on the organization in order to develop a strategic planning for 2020-2025. Contact Nature wishes to continue developing its commitment to its community, particularly in this context of crisis. It is in a spirit of confidence for the future that we share with you today our […]
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23 March 2020

Telecommuting at Contact Nature. How to reach us?

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Contact Nature’s administrative team is now in telework mode! Our administrative office is closed but each member of our team works from home and is available to answer your voice message or email. Email addresses of members of the administrative team. Email addresses of our divisions. Telephone number through which […]
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27 February 2020

Free Introduction to Ice Fishing During Spring Break

Contact Nature’s ice fishing initiation cabin will be open to families from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Wednesday March 4 to Sunday March 8 inclusive. Do you have a child aged 13 and under? Come and practice free and warm ice fishing in the company of the guide who will be on site with […]
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17 February 2020

Contact Nature Receives the Shore Lunch Tv Show

Contact Nature had the pleasure of hosting the Shore Lunch tv show in its rental fishing huts and dog sledding at its partner Alaskan du Nord. The two episodes filmed on Glaces du fjord are available on Youtube after their broadcast on RDS. Watch the first episode. The cooked recipe makes your mouth water!
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6 February 2020

Snow Block Order for Sculpture

Do you want to make a sculpture on your ice fishing ground? Order your snow block for free! The block will be delivered to you within 7 days.
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4 February 2020

Mesures du 4 février pour l’Anse-à-Benjamin

De nouvelles mesures sont disponibles pour le village de pêche blanche de l’Anse-à-Benjamin. Voir la carte. Exceptions : Les terrains 157, 158 et 159 ainsi que les terrains 264 à 272 ne sont pas autorisés pour l’instant. Les mesures pour le village de pêche blanche de Grande-Baie suivront le mercredi 5 février.
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16 January 2020

Beginning of Snow Removal from Ice Fishing Villages!

Snow removal operations officially started today! Snow removal is authorized on the entire Grande-Baie site and is partially authorized on the Anse-à-Benjamin site. Last measures for the village of Grande Baie: Average of 12.5 inches for groundfish streets Average of 10.75 inches for Éperlan street Last measures for the village of Anse-à-Benjamin: Average of 11.75 […]
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16 January 2020

Information on the Opening of the Ice Villages of La Baie

Contact Nature is currently analyzing the security level of ice fishing villages by considering the overall situation of the Saguenay. Discussions are underway with the Coast Guard, the Ice Operations Center, the Englobe firm and the Saguenay engineering service to ensure that the villages on ice are sufficiently safe. Contact Nature will communicate the embarkation […]
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