Thank you for visiting Canadian Angling, and welcome to our website. We have lots of information about nature, fish, fishing, flyfishing and the environment for you to read. Below here, you will see the Recent Articles we have written. These are articles on nature and the environment, information that you will find of interest. We also have upgraded our photo gallery section. Check back for new fishing, nature and environmental articles.
On April 21, 2016 I had the chance to chat with Conway Caines from Cold Water Cowboys on Discovery Canada. We discussed the effects of climate change, our experiences with the gov’t and MNR, and fish farming.
Conway stated that they are seeing many changes due to global warming. Before, the herring were near the surface but now they are 20 fathoms down and harder to catch. Lobsters were 15 fathoms and are now 30 fathoms, also the lobsters are moving from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland. Read the remainder of this entry »
Two years ago, we wrote an article about the decimation of the bee population, due to certain chemicals used as pesticides (neonic-treated seeds). While this pesticide renders the plants toxic to pests, these same chemicals are destroying bee populations. Honeybees at risk, Are we Next? Recently the Ontario government has moved to reduce the use of these agricultural chemicals. We understand that it is opposed by some in the chemical industry, but the loss of these pollinators would have a extremely severe consequence for the whole agricultural industry, if allowed to continue. Read the remainder of this entry »
Canadian Angling.com (August 25, 2014): As many of you know, Canadian Angling has been posting the Best Times to Fish for many years. I use this for fishing every week, as I personally have found that it improved the odds of catching a fish. Some people may be skeptical, but now there is actual scientific proof that the lunar cycle does affect the feeding habits of fish. There have been a few studies that suggested a connection between the moon’s activity and their feeding behavior. Read the remainder of this entry »
(Canadian Angling Jan. 7, 2014) We use plastic daily in our lives, but new research is showing that this can be a potential environmental disaster right on our doorstep. Recently scientists from the University of London England completed some research on the Thames River bed and found disturbing results. They found thousands of pieces of plastic on the river bed. Is this also happening in our rivers and oceans in North America, sadly, yes. Read the remainder of this entry »