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16 July 2019

NEW! Mini Shacks for Rent by the River

It is now possible to rent mini shacks for camping at the edge of the Rivière-à-Mars, near the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center. These shacks are perfect for fishermen and hikers! The shacks include two small bunk beds and a small table. Price: $ 45 + taxes per night Just book a rustic camping site at Bec-Scie […]
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8 July 2019

Good Upstream on the Rivière-à-Mars

The Atlantic salmon upstream on the river is going well! In this July 8, the count is 86 salmons. Last summer on the same date, only 42 salmons had gone up the fishway. Our statistics of upstream, captures and releases are updated daily. You will also find the previous statistics. Have a good season!
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2 July 2019

Still Time to Register for the Fishing Tournament

The 100% catch and release benefit tournament, which will take place on August 3rd on the Rivière-à-Mars, can still host three teams! Be quick! View tournament details Register a team
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18 June 2019

A Major Study on the Riviere-à-Mars

Contact Nature undertakes a major research project on Rivière-à-Mars. This $ 90,000 study, which will be carried out as part of a UQAC renewable resource master’s project, is timely in this Water Month. Every year, we work on the Rivière-à-Mars to try to foster the creation and maintenance of natural habitats. As the river is […]
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16 June 2019

A First Release!

Fisherman Sedrik Martin made the first release of the season! He won his fight against the salmon in pit 9 on the evening of Saturday, June 15th. Congratulations! Who will have the next catch? See the statistics of the river.
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13 June 2019

First salmon arrived!

A first salmon arrived at the Rivière-à-Mars fishway this Thursday, June 13, 2019. This is a beautiful female of 82 cm. The season is officially launched! Update: a second salmon arrived at the end of the day. Note that you can consult the adjusted statistics table every day.
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11 June 2019

No More Polystyrene Here!

To celebrate Water Month, we make the commitment to stop the use and sale of styrofoam in all our establishments. Starting next month, once our reserves are up, no polystyrene dishes will be sold or used at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at Okwari Adventures, at the Rivière-à-Mars reception cabin and at Au Jardin de mon […]
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6 June 2019

Day at the Rivière-à-Mars for 11 Students from Jonquiere High School

Eleven students from the preparatory work training at the Jonquiere High School had the chance to live a day at the Rivière-à-Mars on Wednesday, June 5th. With the contribution of Contact Nature and the Local Promotion Program of the Quebec Federation for Atlantic Salmon, these young people released salmon fry in the river were introduced […]
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5 June 2019

Contact Nature Now Accredited Ecotourism by AEQ

The divisions of Contact Nature are now accredited Ecotourism by Adventure Ecotourism Quebec (AEQ). In fact, responsible tourism is an integral part of our values. Contact Nature also has the Quality-Safety accreditation of AEQ since summer 2018. We are proud to say that our activities are safe, quality and ecotouristic.
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3 June 2019

A Fishing Pond Accessible to People with Reduced Mobility

It is now possible for people with reduced mobility to fish for trout at Paul’s ponds in Au jardin de mon père campground! A platform has been set up on the edge of one of the ponds to allow everyone to fish there. This development is the first step of a fishing accessibility project. Indeed, […]
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1 June 2019

New! Online Auto Registration for Fishers

It is now possible to obtain the right of access for fishing on the Rivière-à-Mars online! (Non-quota sectors only) Have your credit card on hand and plan your day of fishing in the comfort of your own home! Buy my access right online. In order to comply with the regulations, it is important to have […]
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26 May 2019

Two Days of Fishing for Two People to Win!

Contact Nature has two fishing days for two people to win on the Rivière-à-Mars via his Instagram account! Just subscribe to contact_nature AND identify your fishing partner in the comments to participate! The draw will take place on June 9th. Good luck! Valid for the 2019 season. Non-quota sector. Permit not included.
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18 April 2019

2019 Fishing Tournament

The annual 100% catch and release benefit tournament of the Rivière-à-Mars will take place on August 3, 2019. As Gaston Lepage and André Paradis enjoyed our river last summer, they have agreed to be our honorary presidents this year! Form teams of 4 fishermen and stay on the lookout. Registrations will take place at the […]
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5 April 2019

Contact Nature wins the Dubuc of the Tourist Business!

On Thursday, April 4th, was held the 15th edition of the Economic Merit Gala of the Saguenay-Le Fjord Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Delta Saguenay Hotel. Contact Nature has been named winner of the Tourist Business category. Marc-André Galbrand (general manager) was accompanied by Pierre-Luc Champagne (assistant director) and Marilou Tremblay (communications consultant) […]
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1 April 2019

Expo Nature Chicoutimi 2019

Come visit the Contact Nature stand at Expo Nature Chicoutimi from April 4 to 7, 2019. Darws:Black bear observation for two people with Okwari adventures Night in a yurt at the campground Au jardin de mon père Seasonal Passport at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center Initiation to salmon fishing on Rivière-à-Mars Ticket: $ 2 or 3 […]
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