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ADVERTISING RATES AND PRINT SCHEDULE - Phone 250-753-2227

YOUR MESSAGE /  LINK - EAR LUG AD. Left Side Home Page Ear Lug only $80 per year. Inside Pages (Left side) only $35 per year

YOUR MESSAGE /  LINK - EAR LUG AD. Right Side Home Page Ear Lug only $110 per year. Inside Pages only $45 per year.

 

Home Page Top Bar Ad $250 per year or Inside Page Top Bar Ad $150 per year (Choose from any page on our website: Fishing Reports, Articles-on-Line, Fishing Photo Gallery, Fishing at-a-Glance, etc.) Include your link, phone number, photos, products, etc.

 

 Advertise in Island Angler (printed) to reach up to 40,000* fishermen each edition.

bullet Place your advertising on this web site SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS AND PRICES
bullet Have your advertising message in our printed magazine
bulletInclude your promotional message in both web site & print
bullet Insert your brochure or flyer into Island Angler
bulletHave a custom promotion/advertising program: Editorial support for display advertising
 

Our readers are dedicated sports fishers who turn to Island Angler for the information they need to fully enjoy and participate in their sport of choice. For a demographic profile of Island Angler readers scroll to the bottom of this page. *Based on readers survey results - see below. 

 
ISLAND ANGLER - Your Guide to Fishing on Vancouver Island
PRINT DISPLAY ADVERTISING RATES (One Time Ad Insertion Prices)

Ad Size  Dimensions   Price (Cdn $)
  Full Page     10 wide x 10.25 inches     $1,250
  Half Page     10 x 5.12 inches tall     $775
  Quarter Page     4.75 x 5.12     $412
  1/8 Page     4.75 x 2.5     $206
  1/16 Page     2.25 x 2.5     $119
  Small Ad     2.25 x 2     $80
 Small Text Only Ad     2.25 x 1.5     $45
Prices include ad design/production. For full colour add $250.
Volume/frequency discounts available! Phone 250-753-2227.
Published 6 times yearly distributed FREE to 500+ drop points on Vancouver Island, mainland British Columbia, Alberta, Washington State, Oregon, California. In addition hundreds of copies are mailed to paid subscribers in Canada, the U.S.A. and overseas.

WEBSITE ADVERTISING RATES

Island Angler website gets about 6,500 visits per year (see the hit counter at bottom of Island Angler Home Page). 

bulletHome Page (Front Page) Ear Lug (See Home Page or top of this page for sample) Right Side $110 per year, Left Side = $80 per year, Inside Pages Right Side $45 per year, Left Side = $35 per year.
bullet Home Page Top Bar Ad $250 per year (Front page with picture display, text & link)
bulletHome Page Base Bar Ad $100 per year (Front page with picture display, text & link)
bullet Inside Page - Top Bar Ad $50 per year (With display. Choose from: Fishing Reports, Articles-on-Line, Fishing Photo Gallery, Fishing at-a-Glance, etc.)
bullet Link to Your Site $20 per year (Links Page capsule description)
 

 TARGETED / MONITORED DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OUR TABLOID FISHING  MAGAZINE IS DISTRIBUTED FREE AT 600 LOCATIONS ON VANCOUVER ISLAND, THE BC MAINLAND, ALBERTA, WASHINGTON STATE AND OTHER WESTERN U.S. STATES. Since the first issue in 1989 we have minimized the waste factor of non-pick ups to less than 5%. In addition to free drop point distribution, we have hundreds of paid subscribers in several countries
 
READER SURVEY RESULTS "It's all great! I read it from cover to cover."   "Excellent paper."    "Great little newspaper."    "I like what I've read so far..." These are some of the comments we have received from our reader surveys over the years. We conducted two surveys printed in Island Angler (1990 & 1997) as well as a direct mail survey to our subscribers. Here are some conclusions.

bullet 93% of our readers are male; 54% are between the ages of 35 and 54; 22% are 20 to 34 years old.
bullet On average our readers fish 41 days per year.
bullet 58% prefer to go fishing with friends; 38% prefer fishing alone; and 24% prefer fishing with family.
bullet 86% of readers reported that they always read the advertising in Island Angler.
bullet 63% of our readers always use the Island Angler to make fishing and marine related purchase decisions.
bullet 58% of readers pick up Island Angler at a tackle shop, 23% pick it up at a tourism related operation.
bullet 48% reported that they visit their local tackle store or tackle department just to pick up a copy of Island Angler.
bullet 68% of readers reported that they passed their single copy of Island Angler onto a friend or relative.
bullet 45% of readers reported they left a copy on a coffee table to be read by others.
bullet Fishing reports, fly fishing stories and information, new tackle and equipment were among the types of features that readers reported enjoying most.

 

GRAPHIC ART / AD PRODUCTION & EDITORIAL SERVICES: are included FREE OF CHARGE with your advertising purchase (print or web), or you can produce your own message if you choose. 

We also offer custom publishing services to create your very own catalogue, flyer, brochure, booklet, or book. Mark your special event with a commemorative publication. Combine that with the power of Island Angler's distribution system by inserting your brochure, or flyer in our next edition.

Show up on our pages - FOR A GREAT DEAL ON YOUR ADVERTISING PROGRAM CONTACT: Andrew Kolasinski, Publisher
Phone: (250) 753-2227
email me at kolapub@yahoo.ca

ISLAND ANGLER PRINT PUBLISHING SCHEDULE

Issue                     Deadline        Themes

April/May             Mar 10th            Trout, Beginning of Saltwater Salmon Season, Halibut

June                     May 15th           Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Beginning of Salmon Season, Halibut

July                     June 15th           Saltwater Salmon, Halibut, Lake Trout, Bass

Aug                     July 15th             Salmon Season, Halibut

Sept/Nov             Sep 7th              Trout, River Fishing, River Salmon Fishing, Saltwater Coho

Winter                 Nov 10th             Winter Steelhead, Lake Trout, Christmas, Winter Spring Salmon

 

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The Fine Print

ADVERTISING SPACE AUTHORIZATION 
1. Advertiser to provide copy material, photography or artwork, illustration. There is no cost to advertiser for production
or editing or writing of copy. Extra artwork, alterations, logos, etc, as necessary will be charged to advertiser at cost.
2. Advertising material to be supplied by advertiser before deadline.
3. The publisher reserves the right to edit copy material for best quality appearance of page.
4. Balance of payment is due upon receipt of invoice.
5. The publisher shall not be responsible or liable for delays in publication or delivery for
distribution due to causes beyond our control.
6. The publisher reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertising for any reason at any time.
7. The advertiser assumes liability for advertising content and assumes responsibility for any claims arising
against the publisher resulting from advertising.
8. Publisher does not guarantee insertion of any particular advertisement on a specified date, or at all, although every effort
will be made to meet the wishes of the advertiser; further, the publisher does not accept liability for any loss or damage
caused by error or inaccuracy in printing of an advertisement beyond the monetary value of the advertising space actually
occupied by the portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred. The publisher cannot be responsible for errors
after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors must be brought to attention of Advertising
Department. Publisher accepts no liability for loss/damage of inserts caused by circumstances beyond our control.
9. All balances forward will be charged at the rate of 24 per cent compounded annually.
10. Advertising contracts terminated pre-maturely by advertiser will be adjusted according to current advertising rate sheet.

11. Island Angler will always endeavor to give fair value to advertisers.



Island Angler, 30 Acacia Ave., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 3L4 
Phone: (250) 753-2227, Email: kolapub@yahoo.ca

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