Benefits of joining the BMAC include:
◉ A commemorative BMAC pin with the year of your accomplishment.
◉ Your name places on our annual "BMAC List" poster.
◉ Qualifies you for Manitoba’s Master Angler Program, (receive a certificate of achievement and a variety of eligible badges).
◉ 1 lucky BMAC member will receive a free trip back to Budd’s the following year!!
Manitoba Master Angler Awards From Travel Manitoba
The Released badge is presented to anglers who catch and release their first trophy fish of qualifying size, in any one of the 30 eligible species.
Awarded only once, the Bronze badge is presented to anglers who catch their first trophy fish of qualifying size, in any one of the 30 eligible species.
Silver Badge (The Expert)
This badge honours the skill and scope it takes to catch one qualifying fish from five different species. The combination you choose to become an "Expert" is up to you. At Budd’s you can achieve this by catching a Master Angler walleye, northern pike, sucker, whitefish, yellow perch, burbot, lake trout or tullibee.
Catch five qualifying fish of any one species to receive their award. Many of our guest qualify for their specialist Walleye badge in just one trip.