The Blue Fish Radio show features subjects and people of special interest to the future of fish and fishing. Notable past interviewees include the NOAA Director of Sustainable Fisheries, Ontario’s Environment Commissioner, the CEOs of Trout Unlimited and the Pacific Salmon Foundation, the World Wildlife Foundation’s VP of ocean policy, and numerous leading researchers and local experts in the field of fish biology, aquatic habitat and sustainable fishing.

Episodes of Blue Fish Radio is streamed on the internet 6-times each week over WRVO Outdoor Radio; broadcast 5-times each week by AMI Audio over cable TV and SiriusXM Canada; featured on Outdoor Canada Magazine’s website and social media channels every second week, and linked to by hundreds of conservation and fishing related sites.

Over 100,000 listeners enjoy the show weekly, in addition to audiences reached through links to episodes established on numerous 3rd-party websites and FaceBook pages. Tweeted episode announcements reach on average 60,000 Twitter followers.

Blue Fish Radio interviews are recorded live and later edited to ensure the best possible portrayal of our guests and their message. Downloads or player links of episodes can be obtained for inclusion on your own website or social media. The over 80 Blue Fish Radio episodes can be found on iTunes or downloaded as MP3 files directly from Spreaker.com.

You can learn more about the host, Lawrence Gunther, at www.lawrencegunther.com. Lawrence also serves as President of Blue Fish Canada, a charity dedicated to the future of fish and fishing.

Mariko Izumi Carries on the Family’s TV Legacy

Mariko Izumi and husband Kevin Estrada join Lawrence Gunther on The Blue Fish Radio Show.

Navico’s BioBase Fish Habitat Mapping Solution

Lawrence speaks with Navico’s VP of Sustainability Tara Norton about their sustainability commitments and many partnerships with non-profit organizations on conservation initiatives.

Alaska Intercepts Ever More BC Salmon

David Mills oversees salmon awareness campaigns for Watershed Watch Salmon society. He’s one busy guy as he attempts to attract federal attention to a pressing issue impacting B.C. salmon – the Alaskan interception fishery that would appear to be running amok.

IGFA Global Partners Deliver Youth Programming

Blue Fish Canada is the IGFA’s first Canadian partner chosen to help deliver the Passport to Fishing program for youth and their families and mentors.

Fish Consumption Advisories Under the Microscope

Until Fish Consumption Advisories are no longer necessary, government has to improve transparency and public awareness. Hear what Neil Dempster has to say on The Blue Fish Radio Show.

Community Supported Fisheries and Skipper Otto

We discuss the growing importance of CSFs as food insecurity increases across Canada and around the world causing people to seek out more reliable sources of truly sustainably caught seafood.

Great Lakes Nuclear Power station Decommissioning and the IJC

Gayle provides a first-hand overview of the report’s findings and recommendations developed over four years to help ensure against major disasters and environmental loss.

A Win For Upper St. Lawrence River Muskie

Blue Fish Canada is pleased to introduce you to four of the advocates behind the push to end the development of Blind Bay on the Upper St. Lawrence River.

Lake Ontario East Basin Proposed Protections and Dr. Barrie Gilbert

Dr. Barrie Gilbert is a world renowned expert on animal behavior and advisor to Nature Canada, the NGO championing a new National Marine Conserved Area for Lake Ontario’s East Basin.

My Catch Panel on Virtual Tournaments and Fisheries Research

My Catch Panel on Virtual Tournaments and Fisheries Research

This podcast is a recording of a panel discussion I organized and hosted with the St. Lawrence River Institute for Environmental Science featuring virtual fishing tournament organizers, Fish biology researchers, and the inventor of the My Catch app. The five presentations take the first 30 minutes and is followed by a live Q/A session with the over 280 webinar participants who caught one of the two Facebook streams or YouTube stream. We drilled down on topics such as confidentiality, data protection, and how the app facilitates both fisheries research and tournament coordination.

Lake Nipissing Nation-to-Nation Fishery Management Challenges and Changes

Lake Nipissing Nation-to-Nation Fishery Management Challenges and Changes

In the summer of 2021 Blue Fish Canada submitted input on proposed changes to the Lake Nipissing recreational fishing regulations, and in January 2022 the new regs were released. Kim Tremblay is the Lake Nipissing Management Biologist for the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, and our guest on The Blue Fish Radio Show where we discuss the new fishing regs, and the nation-to-nation fisheries collaboration and understanding between the Government of Ontario and Nipissing First Nation. Listen and learn what it takes to juggle competing interests when developing and updating the Lake Nipissing Management Plan. This podcast follows the episode featuring Chief Scott McLeod from Nipissing First Nation.

Chief Scott McLeod

Chief Scott McLeod and Nipissing First Nation Fisheries

The Government of Ontario recognizes the Nipissing First Nation’s Chi-Naaknigewin (Constitution) and Fisheries Law, a first for Ontario.

The Fishbrain Angler App

Twice named by WIRED as Europe’s Hottest Startups, the Fishbrain angler app leads the pack in popularity.

Harvest Your Own With Brad Fenson

On this episode of The Blue Fish Radio Show Brad offers advice on how to build a career as an outdoor communicator, and how he’s pivoted from writing exclusively, to become a producer of multi-media content such as his new “Harvest Your Own” podcast.

Brett Kissel on Living an Outdoor Life and Making a Living

Brett Kissel is our guest on The Blue Fish Radio Show, and shares his thoughts on family, fishing and hunting, and how living life gives him the strength, motivation and experience to make an authentic living as an entertainer.