Lead fishing sinkers and jigs in Canada

review of their use patterns and toxic impacts on wildlife
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Canadian Wildlife Service , Ottawa
Lead -- Environmental aspects -- Canada., Fishing weights -- Environmental aspects -- Canada., Jigs (Fishing lures) -- Environmental aspects -- Canada., Fishing tackle -- Environmental aspects -- Canada., Fishing -- Equipment and supplies -- Environmental aspects -- Ca
StatementA.M. Scheuhammer ... [et al.].
SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 108., Occasional paper (Canadian Wildlife Service) -- no. 108.
ContributionsScheuhammer, Anton Michael, 1952-, Canadian Wildlife Service.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16099278M
ISBN 100662333772

In Canada, the uses of lead sinkers and jigs are partially restricted but represent less than 1% of recreational anglers in Canada. In order to reduce lead’s presence in Canadian waters, and hence associated risks, the Government of Canada has developed a Risk Management Strategy for Lead.

Get this from a library. Lead fishing sinkers and jigs in Canada: review of their use patterns and toxic impacts on wildlife. [Anton Michael Scheuhammer; Canadian Wildlife Service.] -- "More than 5 million Canadians take part in recreational angling each year, spending over 50.

Lead sinker and jig ingestion has been documented in 10 different wildlife species in Canada. In the United States, ingestion of lead sinkers and jigs by 23 species of wildlife, including loons.

Anglers who fish in Canada’s national parks and wildlife areas have been using lead-free sinkers and jigs since the s. However, other Canadian waters continue to be polluted by lead fishing tackle that has been lost.

Together, we can protect the great Canadian Loon by choosing to use and promote the use of non-lead fishing tackle.

If they are not available at your sporting goods store, ask them to. A State of the Science report published by Health Canada in indicated that there were no safe blood lead levels for neurotoxicity.

In addition, lead fishing sinkers and jigs are known to have detrimental effects on wildlife in Canada. Lead exposure in ducks in Canada has declined dramatically since non-toxic shot regulations were established (12). In Canada it is now illegal to use or possess lead fishing sinkers and jigs in national parks and wildlife areas.

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The use pattern of lead fishing sinkers and jigs in Canada was reviewed in 2. This review noted that more than 5 million Canadians take part in recreational angling each year, spending over 50 million days fishing on open water.

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"Lead has toxic properties, and sinkers and jigs, containing lead are taking a toll on water birds, including the loon, a bird that has come to symbolize the wilderness for many Canadians.

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