Make fishing a part of your summer or winter vacation. The City of Selkirk, the Catfish Capital of North America, is a favorite site for Anglers and recreational fisherman abroad.
The Red River is known for producing some catfish weighing more than twenty pounds in addition to more that one dozen other fish species.
Fishing by boat is permitted anywhere on the Red River. Boat launching is available in Selkirk Park. Shoreline fishing along the Red River is permitted except for on the boat launching docks in Selkirk Park.
Please note a fishing license is required for anyone over the age of 16 in Manitoba. For information on Manitoba Fishing Licenses and regulations, please visit
For more information on fishing in the area visit the Red River North Tourism website: