Congratulations To Port Alberni – Canada’s Ultimate Fishing Town!

This past summer, the World Fishing Network held a contest asking Canadians to nominate and vote for their favourite angling hot spot. After weeks of fierce competition and enthusiastic voting, Port Alberni has been officially named as Canada’s Ultimate Fishing Town!

port alberni fishboat harbour


Photo: alaskapine on Flickr

With top honours comes a $25,000 community donation aimed at promoting fishing initiatives in Port Alberni. The WFN will also be on-hand to film a 30-minute feature on Vancouver Island’s fishing paradise.

Canada’s top ten finalists are:

    1. Port Alberni, BC
    2. Nestor Falls, ON
    3. Dauphin, MB
    4. Nipawin, SK
    5. Seeley’s Bay, ON
    6. Port Rowan, ON
    7. Miramichi, NB
    8. O’Leary, PE
    9. Thunder Bay, ON
    10. Chilliwack, BC

Congratulations to all winners!

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