Angling Tourism Self-Assessment Tool

  • Managers, owners and staff can complete the self-assessment. Tip: Staff members on the front line with visitors will have a particularly good perspective to bring to the discussion.
  • A copy of your completed self-assessment will be emailed to the address you provide.
  • Please be advised that completed self-assessments are stored on Destination Northern Ontario’s database. Your business/personal information is protected under Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) with results kept confidential and only shared within DNO for the purpose of providing insights into needs and trends in product, training and workforce development initiatives and will not be used for anything outside this purpose. For any questions, please contact Karen Peacock, Senior Coordinator, Industry Training at
  • A note on your responses: When you receive your completed self-assessment (emailed to you after you click the submit button), pay special attention to any 'Does Not Meet' selections. These are opportunities for improvement. Ideally, you want to see all 'Exceeds' or 'Meets' selections.
  • Key Practices for Working in Angling Tourism

  • General Practices

    5 Questions
  • The Visitor Appeal Assessment Tool is a standalone TEN self-assessment tool that evaluates the visitor experience of your tourism product.
  • Legal Practices

    5 Questions
  • Operations

    19 Questions
  • Sustainable Fisheries and Waterway Management Practices

    6 Questions
  • Visitor Experience

    6 Questions
  • Example: a) If there is a person (usually a small child) in the boat that just wants to reel the fish in and can’t set the hook and/or cast by themselves (or doesn’t want to). b) If the fishing is extremely slow, and it’s important to find out the pattern/presentation of the day or use of different bait. Once they do crack the code, guide puts the rod down, and the customer switches over.
  • Marketing Practices

    5 Questions
  • Congratulations! You've come to the end of the self-assessment. Once you click 'Submit' your completed self-assessment will be emailed to the address that you provided at the start of this form.
  • You will also receive suggestions on how to use the data from your completed self-assessment AND a list of online resources for organizations and regulations that appeared in this self-assessment.

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