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Town of Powerview - Pine Falls
277B Main Street Box 220
Powerview, MB  R0E 1P0
Phone: (204) 367-8483
Fax: (204) 367-4747
Email: infopvpf@mymts.net
Community Profile - Edgewater Recreation Commission - Fishing

NEW!! Annual boat launch passes are now required to launch your boats from the dock located off of River Road near the site that was the Mill. All proceeds from the passes will go back into improving the dock and surrounding area. Passes are $20 and can be purchased at the following locations: Town office; Papertown; Clark's Corner; Pine Falls Service Centre; Chicken Chef; and Papineau Motors. Click here for the newest updates on the boat launch changes.
 
Fishing
 
Winnipeg River Greenback Championship is an annual event and this year will be its fourth consecutive year. This event is a must for the avid fishermen/women. For more information check the website Winnipeg River Greenback Championship or contact Laurent Raymond 204-367-2238 or 204-345-3185 or via fax 204-367-8279
 
St. Georges Voyageurs Fishing Tournament has been up and running for the past 18 years and supports a local community group. The tournament is held in October (Canadian Thanksgiving weekend) with a limited entry of 85 boats. To register for this event contact Raymond Houston at (204)367-8533 or Dave Lagasse at (204)367-2460 or mail in your interest to Box 37, St. Georges, MB R0E 1V0.
 
You will find fishing beyond compare, the walleyes give a good fight when you are trying to reel them in. There is a general closure for this region of April 1st to and including May 13th. Remember limits are as follows: 
 
  Regular Conservation
Goldeye and Mooneye (either or combined) 10 10
Northern Pike (Jackfish)
     -only one may exceed 75 cm (30")
6 4
Whitefish 25 25
Walleye (Pickerel) and Sauger (either or combined)
     -only one may exceed 55 cm (22")
6 4
 
All walleye between 42 cm (16.8") and 70 cm (28") must be released in the area south of the Gammon-Bloodvein rivers to the south and west shores of the Winnipeg River, including Lac du Bonnet, and the southern boundary of Whiteshell Provincial Park and from Lake Winnipeg to the Ontario border (excluding the Winnipeg river from the Pine Falls Dam to Lake Winnipeg).

For more information please go to this website for details
www.manitobafisheries.com or email them to see if there are any possible changes for 2011.

You may obtain your fishing licenses from Natural Resources, Highway 304; Clark's Corner 532 Main Street;
Broadlands Convenience Store, just off North Shore Road (across the dam); Pine Falls Service Centre, 15 Pine Street, Rona Hardware, 3 Linden Avenue and Rapid Water Convenience Store, Highway 11 in St. Georges.

2011 License Fees (Fees include GST):
 
  Regular Conservation
Resident Senior (Manitobans 65 and over) $19.83 Free
Resident (Manitobans age 16-64) $19.83 $13.94
Canadian Resident (age 16 and over) $42.40 $22.77
Nonresident (age 16 and over) $57.12 $32.59