Tag Archives: northern pike

Wabamun Lake Fishery Update

[Note: The following was first published in the June 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It has been a while since I wrote a column about what is happening with the Wabamun Lake fishery. Wabamun … 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 Shifting Baseline

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. People of my age and older can remember (if barely) when a cup of coffee cost only five cents. Of … Continue reading

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NIMBY Wildlife

[Note: The following was first published in the December 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. “Well, the fish are going to have to get out of the way. I will not have weeds growing … Continue reading

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Wabamun Lake Fisheries Update

[Note: The following was first published in the October 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen. A more recent update was published in the June 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen and is posted here. Wabamun Lake is located some 60 km west of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.] … Continue reading

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The Wild of Grizzly Creek, the Yukon

The Yukon is known for its history, legends, characters and incredible landscapes. It is also known as a place where outdoor dreams and adventures are realized. If you are an angler looking for some incredible fishing in the heart of … Continue reading

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Fish Tumours and Tapeworms

In the article I wrote for the 2009 Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations, “On Tumours and Tapeworms”, I discussed why some fish caught by anglers seem diseased. I particularly mentioned skin tumours that are typically found on northern pike, walleye … Continue reading

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