The provincial government has announced higher license fees for hunting and angling, effective April 1st.
Saskatchewan resident hunting and trapping licence fees will increase by ten dollars.
These increases will affect about 200-thousand licensed hunters and trappers and raise an additional 2.1 million dollars in provincial revenue.
A new 50-dollar wolf hunting licence will be available for Saskatchewan residents.
Also effective April first, fishing licence fees will increase three dollars for one-day licences, four dollars for three day licences and eight dollars for annual licences.
Non-resident hunting and fishing licences are also on the rise.
The higher angling licences will raise an additional 850-thousand dollars for the province.
Fines for fishery and wildlife offences are also rising with the fine for fishing without a licence jumping from 100 dollars plus 25-dollars per fish to 200 -dollars plus 50-dollars per fish.