Tag Archives: Wabamun Lake

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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Our Crowded Lakes

[Note: The following was first published in the April 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. You’ve had a long week at work and you’re looking forward to the coming weekend when you can take the … Continue reading

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Gifting Heritage

[Note: The following was first published in the October 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We’ve all heard the old saw about real estate being a good investment because “they aren’t making it anymore.” … Continue reading

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Struggling to Protect Fisheries

[Note: The following was first published in the May 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As I stepped out of the drift boat into the cool waters of Vancouver Island’s Elk River, my eyes … 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 Recreation Lakes Dilemma

[Note: The following was first published as a series of three columns in the January to March 2011 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright (C) 2011 Don H. Meredith Lower catch limits, draws for special licences, restricted seasons, enforced catch-and-release. These are some of the … Continue reading

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Conserving a Lake

In my January Alberta Outdoorsmen column, I discuss the difficulties of managing a lake and its watershed to preserve its biological and recreational value. I live near Wabamun Lake, about an hour’s drive west of Edmonton, Alberta, and serve on … Continue reading

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