Tag Archives: anglers

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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An Open Letter to the Premier and Minister

[Note: The following was first published in the July 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We are at a turning point in the history of this province. A totally new government is taking over … Continue reading

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The Enemy is Us

There was a time in this great land when hunters and anglers were the ‘go-to’ people for concerns about environment and conservation. Those who took to the outdoors to put some meat on the table and explore the interconnectedness we … Continue reading

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Trophies of Willow Valley

It’s an annual event that has gained  legendary status in Alberta and adjacent provinces and States. It is the Willow Valley Trophy Day that is held each second Saturday in January at Pincher Creek, Alberta. I attended the show in … Continue reading

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On Being a Cynic

Way back in the early 1970s the Social Credit government of Alberta created three wilderness areas after convening hearings on the subject across the province. What’s wrong with that? They were cynical creations designed to put conservationists (including anglers and … Continue reading

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