No need to keep your fishing pole in mothballs during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The province says anglers can still drop a line during these uncertain times — as long as they don’t travel far from home to do it.

“If you do engage in fishing or hunting for a permitted purpose, you are encouraged to do so close to home,” a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry spokeswoman said Friday in an email.

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