Lured by love of ice fishing, Inuk man learns Mi’kmaq techniques in N.B.

Venturing out onto New Brunswick’s Richbuctou River, Jordan Takkriuq and his friends were ready to learn how the Mi’kmaq ice fish.

Takkriuq is Inuk from Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, and has been ice fishing in his home community since he was at least seven years old.

He was thrilled to learn the many differences between the nations’ ice fishing styles. 

“I’m very surprised that you can feel the fish biting because of how small they are compared to back home. Because back home, they’ll try to drag you down,” said Takkriuq, 20. 

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