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15 October 2019

Two new pits accessible to people with reduced mobility

After the pit 32, it is the pits 31 and 37 (quota pit) of Rivière-à-Mars that have been developed to allow people with reduced mobility to fish for salmon and sea trout. The funds for these developments were partly raised during the 2018 earnings fishing tournament. Part of the funding also comes from the Quebec […]
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11 October 2019

Contact Nature many times finalist!

Tourism Excellence Award Contact Nature is a finalist in two categories at the Tourism Excellence Awards of the Tourism Alliance of Quebec! The Okwari Adventures division is nominated in the “Innovation and Offer Development Initiative” category for its winter activities, and Contact Nature is a finalist in the “Human Resources Management Initiative – Innovative Practice” […]
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7 October 2019

Contact Nature Compensates With Boreal Carbon

This month, Contact Nature made its first greenhouse gas offset with the Boreal Carbon program of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Contact Nature offset 6.4 tons of greenhouse gases by financing the planting of 46 trees. The trees planted under this program are entirely dedicated to university research on the role of the forest […]
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1 October 2019

Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons : now free!

Our Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons for kids from 5 to 12 years old are now free! Registrations are in progress for the 2020 season. In the program: improvement of cross-country skiing techniques ascent and descent of slopes relay racing course games with new friends. Classes are given by a certified Quebec Cross Country Ski coach.  The equipment […]
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1 October 2019

Draws – Season 2020

Entries for draws of quota sectors for the 2020 season take place from 1 to 31 October 2019. Registration to the draws The draws will take place on November 1st, 2019. Winners will be contacted by email between November 4 and 8, 2019. Fee of $ 7 per registration. Maximum of 10 registrations per person. […]
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25 September 2019

Summary of the White Fishing Meeting

Thank you to all the fishermen who were present at the September 24th meeting! Summary : Price freeze. No increase. Prices remain the same as last season. Increase in the number of parking lots according to the thickness of the ice. See the tables. The financial results of last year were presented. The date of […]
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12 September 2019

Early closure of sea trout fishing

Contact Nature announces that the closure of the sea trout fishing season on Rivière-à-Mars will be held on September 15, 2019, as will the Atlantic salmon season. This decision is explained by the low run of sea trout. See the statistics of run. Contact Nature’s mission is to protect the Rivière-à-Mars wildlife environment and make […]
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5 September 2019

Pits 66 to 72, an Underestimated Area?

The Atlantic salmon season on Rivière-à-Mars ends on September 15, 2019. There are still some great fishing days waiting for you! Why not try Pit 66 to 72 before the end of the season? This area further upstream of the river is often underestimated. Thanks to the abundant rains of the last days, the water […]
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5 September 2019

Fosses 66 à 72, un secteur sous estimé?

La saison de pêche au saumon atlantique sur la Rivière-à-Mars se termine le 15 septembre 2019. Il y a encore de belles journées de pêche qui vous attendent! Pourquoi ne pas essayer les fosses 66 à 72 avant la fin de la saison? Ce secteur plus en amont de la rivière est souvent sous estimé. […]
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4 September 2019

Tenders – 2020 Ice Fishing Season

To interested companies: tenders for villages on ice are published. Snow removal. Ice analysis. The first meeting of the ice fishing committee takes place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, to prepare the fishermen’s meeting. Photo credit: Normand Gaudreault photos
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3 September 2019

50 $ Weekend

Enjoy the end of summer! The campsite offers you the weekend of September 6 to 8 at only $ 50 + taxes. Book online or at 1 877 544-6486.
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31 July 2019

Okwari Adventure 50% Discount

We like to spoil you! On Shopico, get the observation for two people at 50% off. On Boutique Le Cargo, get family observation at 50% off. (SOLD OUT) Enjoy it! Limited quantity. Mandatory reservation.
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26 July 2019

Organic or Local Vegetables in Contact Nature Restaurants

Whether at the restaurant of Au jardin de mon père campsite or of Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, we make the commitment to cook only with organic or local vegetables, depending on the season. We are proud to collaborate with BIZZ Magasin d’alimentation saine in Chicoutimi to offer you healty and fresh foods.
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24 July 2019

A Auccessful Initiation Day

Last Saturday, more than 22 people were initiated to fly fishing on the Rivière-à-Mars. This activity was made possible thanks to the Promotion Program of the Quebec Federation for Atlantic Salmon. This first edition was a success and we hope to renew the experience next summer. We would like to thank all the volunteers for […]
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20 July 2019

A first pit accessible to people with reduced mobility

The pit 32 of Rivière-à-Mars is now converted to accommodate fishermen and women with reduced mobility. The funds for this development were partially collected during the 2018 earnings fishing tournament. A portion of the funding also comes from the Quebec Federation for Atlantic Salmon and its River Infrastructure Assistance Program. Two more bridges and two […]
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