NRFS 001 Electrofishing: Theory, Safety and Application (course overview description)
Thursday, September 26, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Nanaimo BC
Additional Information

You Supply

Personal field equipment

  • "leak-free" chest waders (recommended type is neoprene or high-quality nylon);
  • non-slip footwear (felt wading shoe or boot, as well as stream wading cleat);
  • wading belt (nylon or rubber acceptable, worn on outside of waders);
  • polarized sunglasses (side shields or ‘wrap around’ style is/are recommended)
  • hat with a visor (e.g., baseball cap style).

For this training program, at a minimum, you are only required to bring leak-free chest waders and non-slip footwear (wading shoe, cleat, or aggressive rubber boot sole), pen and paper, and a calculator. (Note: ideally, you bring ALL items listed above).

All other personal protective equipment (PPE) (listed above) is optional for this training program BUT is mandatory during actual field work/employment.

NREP staff will provide all field and classroom-related supplies and equipment, including; course manuals, electrofisher unit(s) and accessories, dipnets, linesman gloves, and associated field equipment.

Register for this course

Need more information?

Request Information

Want to talk to someone about specific questions?

Contact a Representative

Ready to join us at VIU?

Apply Online