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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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9 January 2020

Festi-Frette 2020

The Festi-Frette 2020 will take place on February 21 and 22! Centre-ville La Baie will soon announce the full program, including evening shows. Stay tuned! In the meantime, Contact Nature is revealing the schedule of activities for Saturday February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Anse-à-Benjamin ice : Fatbike initiation and Fjord hike […]
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8 January 2020

Ice measurements at Anse-à-Benjamin

So far, ice measurements on the ice fishing village of Anse-à-Benjamin indicate: an average of 11 inches of effective ice for groundfish streets. an average of 11 inches of effective ice for the streets of Anguille and Éperlan. an average of 9 inches of effective ice for street of Truite.
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8 January 2020

Beginning of boundary at Grande-Baie

The boundary of the Grande-Baie ice village will begin this Friday, January 10 at 8 a.m. Volunteers wanted If you have a snowmobile and a sleigh and want to get your hands dirty, you are welcome!
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7 January 2020

The number of lands reserved for 2020 has exceeded that of 2019

Good news! The enthusiasm of fishermen has meant that the number of sites reserved for the 2020 season has officially exceeded that of 2019. There are 771 lots reserved as of January 7, 2020. The figure for the 2019 season was 770 sites. Thank you to all the fishermen for their interest! Photo by Alain […]
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3 January 2020

Delayed boundary at Grande-Baie Ice Fishing Village

So far, measurements indicate that there is between 10.5 and 13 inches of effective ice in Grande-Baie. The final measurements will be completed today. However, due to the westerly winds and the expected warmth, the boundary of the ice village of Grande-Baie will not be carried out this weekend. The situation will be reassessed soon.
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27 December 2019

Beginning of Boundary at Anse-à-Benjamin

Contact Nature announces that the bounmdary begins tomorrow December 28 at Anse-à-Benjamin. There is an average of 9 inches of effective ice. If you have a snowmobile and a sleigh and want to get your hands dirty, you are welcome! There are no measures for Grande-Baie at the moment. The area from the sawmill will […]
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