John Anderson and the Decline of St Lawrence Muskie

Once again St. Lawrence River Muskie are in decline. Research conducted on 200 known Muskie spawning beds located throughout the St. Lawrence have failed to come up with any “young of the year” Muskie, and Northern Pike are faring no better. Ottawa River Muskie Factory owner and guide John Anderson recently published an article summarizing what we know from anglers and scientists, and has put out a call for action.

Hear John Anderson in conversation with Lawrence Gunther on this episode of Blue Fish Radio:

Link below to read John Anderson’s article “The Death of the St. Lawrence Musky Fishery”:

Link below for ten Blue Fish Sustainable Catch-and-Release Muskie Fishing Tips — fact checked by our science and angler advisors: