Remote Area Border Crossing Pass (RABC)/CanPass Application
All US citizens entering Canada through Prairie Portage to day fish or camp overnight must apply for advanced Canada Customs clearance by mail. This process should be initiated at least five weeks prior to the trip start date. To access the application on-line http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/prog/canpass/rabc-pfre/menu-eng.html and scroll down to Submitting Your Application and click on the Application Form PDF icon . Please read all the information carefully.
The RABC/CanPass application requires Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is a program that can be downloaded to your computer Adobe Reader Program. The RABC/CanPass form can be downloaded then printed of and filled in by hand. Please mail this form in at least 5 weeks prior to your trip start.
NEW Regulations for Quetico Park
(Division #32, Northwest Region, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
- No live bait. This also includes nightcrawlers.This includes all dead and/or preserved bait, and includes all organic bait- dried and preserved minnows, leeches, salted minnows, etc. Also includes porkrinds, anything that has an organic makeup. Fish scents (Smelly Jelly, Dr. Juice, etc. are still legal.) Quetico Park is artificial lures only.
- Only barbless hooks are allowed in Quetico Park. You can purchase all barbless or pinch down your current barbs. (see Tackle Suggestions) Only the hook(s) that you the angler have in the water at that time needs to abide. Not every hook in your tackle bag needs to be altered. This is enforced strictly at this time.
- Reminder- Everyone entering Canada since 2009 must have a Passport in order to return to the United States. This United States Regulation is being enforced. Please have a current Passport with you as your primary source of identification.