MONOFILAMENT FAQ's

What is monofilament?

Why is monofilament a problem in the environment?

How does monofilament end up in the environment?

HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE...

Clean up: Whenever possible retrieve and properly dispose of any monofilament line that you encounter. It is particularly important to take the time to remove monofilament from shorelines as it is becomes transparent under water causes entanglements with birds and other resident wildlife.
Speak Up: Share your knowledge and concern about the issue with others. If a business or popular fishing spot you visit does not have a recycling receptacle, please encourage them to reach out to us by following the appropriate link on our website.
Be Line Conscious:  Always consider the age of your line and its strength. Keep track of all line you use.  
Recycle: Collect and deposit monofilament fishing line at one of our Indoor or Outdoor Recycling Receptacles located at participating Retail Partner's as well as popular fishing spots and boat launches throughout Canada.
Boat Safety Rules: If you fish from a boat make it a boat rule not to throw any kind of plastic overboard and especially not monofilament line. Federal law prohibits the discharge of plastic garbage into a waterway anywhere at any time.
Clean up: Whenever possible retrieve and properly dispose of any monofilament line that you encounter. It is particularly important to take the time to remove monofilament from shorelines as it is becomes transparent under water causes entanglements with birds and other resident wildlife.
Speak Up: Share your knowledge and concern about the issue with others. If a business or popular fishing spot you visit does not have a recycling receptacle, please encourage them to reach out to us by following the appropriate link on our website.
Be Line Conscious:  Always consider the age of your line and its strength. Keep track of all line you use.  
Recycle: Collect and deposit monofilament fishing line at one of our Indoor or Outdoor Recycling Receptacles located at participating Retail Partner's as well as popular fishing spots and boat launches throughout Canada.
Boat Safety Rules: If you fish from a boat make it a boat rule not to throw any kind of plastic overboard and especially not monofilament line. Federal law prohibits the discharge of plastic garbage into a waterway anywhere at any time.