Category Archives: Fishing

A Strategy for Conservation

[Note: The following was first published in the April 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. One of the issues that stood out for me during the recent controversy over the new Castle parks in southwest … Continue reading

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The Necessary Castle Parks

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Anyone who has been to the southwest corner of our province is aware of the beauty of what is often … Continue reading

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Shifting Away from Consumptive Use

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. If you’ve been following the dustup over whether anglers should be allowed to take a fish for supper from many … Continue reading

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Harvestable Surplus

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Setting bag limits for fish and game is a complicated business. Balancing the wants of anglers and hunters against the … Continue reading

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Myths about Off Highway Vehicle Use

On January 20, 2017, Alberta Environment and Parks announced the boundaries for the new Castle  Provincial Park and the expanded boundaries for the Castle Wildland Provincial Park in southwest Alberta. A draft management plan was also presented for public review. … Continue reading

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Are We Underutilizing Our Walleye?

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. On arriving at the rural community hall, I saw the parking lot overflowing with pickups, cars and recreational vehicles. As … Continue reading

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The Costs of Climate Change

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The Paris Climate Change Conference last year was indeed a milestone along the long road of nations becoming aware of … Continue reading

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