Canadian International Sportfishing


Association (CISA)

Home of Canada’s international presence under CIPS (The International Sport Fishing Confederation) taking fishing to new heights on an international scale.   It is here that Team Canada’s sport fishing teams are developed and sent out world-wide representing the Maple Leaf at World Championships and Pan American competitions.

Competitor Membership

Support Team Canada

Watch Team Canada Compete in the 2018 World Championships

$50 Annual Membership

Join CISA as a competing member and be eligible for qualifying tournaments across Canada to become a Team Canada member.  

$25 Supporters Membership

Join CISA as a supporting member and support your Team Canada as they compete internationally for gold!  We thank you for your continual support!  

About Our Association

The Canadian International Sportfishing Association sits under CIPS, the governing body of sport fishing globally.  Under CIPS we find a growing number of disciplines that Canada can become active in.  It is our goal to bring a Team Canada onto as many international stages  as we can.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to deliver competitive, representitive angling teams to competitions world wide on behalf of all Canadian anglers.

Our Directorship

Our board of directors includes some of Canada’s legendary anglers; all working to bring Canada’s best foot forward on the international stage.

Disciplines in Development

CISA began in early 2018 with the introduction of teams for two major international events.  We are currently growing our discipline list each year.

Your Team Canada

Team Canada is represented in a growing number or events.  Each year we will be keeping an active field of teams out there at Pan American and World Championships.

Our Partners & Sponsors

The Future of Angling is Here and Canada is Heavily Involved

The angling world is in flux and with it old and new organizations are awakening to make an exciting future.  CIPS (The International Sport Fishing Confederation) is the global governing body, operating out of Rome.  Under it are 3 major sport federations:  the International Fresh Water Sport Fishing Federation (FIPS-ed), the International Fly Sport Fishing Federation (FIPS-Mouche), the International Sea Sport Fishing Federation (FIPS-M). The International Casting Sport Fishing Federation (ICSF) is associated member of the CIPS. 
The Canadian International Sportfishing Association sits as Canada’s governing body in this international structure.  We are one of 148 national federations under CIPS and are eligible to compete in World Championships, The Sport Fishing Games, Eurpean and PanAmerican Championships and more.

Happening Now

CISA Kayak Bass Open Results

CISA Kayak Bass Open Results

The results are in to the first ever Canadian International Sportsfishing Association Kayak Bass Open held through October across Canada. The goal of the event was to engage Canadian kayak anglers from across the country in...

WHATS NEW IN Canadian International Sportfishing

Kayak Bass Fishing Team welcomes sponsors for 2019 Pan Ams

As Canada's top kayak bass anglers plan their upcoming trip to Cookeville, TN for the 2019 Pan American Championships, they welcome their first team sponsors. Team Canada Kayak Bass Fishing would like to thank the following companies for their support: Scotty, The Max...

CISA Events


september, 2021

Kayak Bass Fishing – US Open

Cookeville, Tennessee, USA



Kayak Fishing Pan Am Championships



october, 2022

Bass Fishing – World Championships

Lake Murray, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

There is so much going on in the international angling space, its nice to have one place to keep in touch with it all as a Canadian fishing fan!  Go Team Canada!

- Will Richardson