Listen to indigenous leaders from across Canada reflect and offer advice on how we can work together to develop sustainable access to Canada’s wild renewable resources
Listen to Episode 162 of Blue Fish Radio as Matt Windle, Biologist with the St. Lawrence River Institute for Environmental Research, explains how he and his volunteers carry out their annual night-time fall survey of American Eels on the St. Lawrence River
For centuries now when the tide rolls out the table is set for Canada’s West Coast First Nations people. This is basic food security for people who depend on wild food year-round. Bob Chamberlin, Elected Chief Councillor for Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mis, shares the First Nations perspective on wild and farmed west coast salmon this week on Blue Fish Radio.
Current participation trends show younger, more diverse audiences are reluctant to take up fishing and boating
Craig Oliver, host of Challenges and Change on AMI TV, interviews Lawrence Gunther
Matthew Owl and his wife Kyla are the new managers and promoters of Ritchie Falls, a 100-year old fishing and hunting resort.
Blue fish Radio, Lawrence Gunther sits down with Ritchie Falls Resort’s co-manager and guide Kyla Lee Owl to discuss her passion for hunting and fishing.
The Osgoode Township Fish, Game and Conservation Club is a charter organization of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, and operates within the city limits of Canada’s capital Ottawa. Blue Fish Radio interviews the club’s President, Barry Lancaster, to learn how a number of small outdoor clubs band together to fight for their right to fish and hunt traditional lands that suddenly were amalgamated under the newly expanded City of Ottawa. Not only is this club thriving, but it’s proactively working with youth and partner organizations to promote an appreciation and the conservation of the outdoors.
Robert Lennox is a PhD candidate at Carleton University and recently co-authored the report, “What Makes a Fish Catchable by Hook and Line”. Roberts this week’s guest on Blue Fish Radio because, who doesn’t want to know why fish aren’t biting. Lawrence and Robert discuss the origins of hooks and lines, and their various applications to recreational, commercial and subsistence fishing. The predator – prey dynamic is discussed, how fish move between vulnerability and invulnerability, and how certain fish learn to avoid capture. Of importance to us all, is the research Robert hopes to do next to create a stronger understanding about how hook and line fishing can increase catch efficiency and selectivity to improve the sustainability of our commercial fisheries.