Tag Archives: fish conservation

Fisheries Management: Complex, Complicated and Poorly Comprehended

Guest Blog: Alberta Environment and Parks is proposing plans to recover native trout in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. The plans call for the closing of fishing along many streams to allow the trout populations to recover. However, many … Continue reading

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Two Fish, One Fish, No Fish—Alberta’s Fish Crisis

Guest Blog: For many decades, Lorne Fitch was a respected fisheries biologist with the Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division. He worked on the ground to maintain and improve Alberta’s fisheries, including rehabilitating fish habitat. Like many of us he has … Continue reading

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Are Whitefish Next?

In my March column for the Alberta Outdoorsmen, I discuss the collapsing fish populations in Alberta. When I first came here 40 years ago, the fishing was amazing with anglers taking home many fish for the table. Now, we must … Continue reading

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