Hydropower Dams Stopping Fish Migration

Canadian Angling.com (Feb 11, 2013) Scientific studies recently have discovered that state of the art hydro dams, that were supposed to allow migratory fish (like steelhead, rainbow, brown trout, salmon, herring) to swim upstream to spawn, have failed to allow the fish upriver. This is amazing since there was fish passage systems (fish ladders), built into the dams. This has […]

Salmon Runs Vary Greatly Over Centuries

Canadian Angling (Feb. 10, 2013) Researchers have recently found that salmon runs, vary considerably over the centuries. In the past 20 years, they recognized that the salmon stocks vary yearly and some have 10 year long cycles, but their research has found that they actually may vary from one century to another.

B.C. Fisheries Threatened?

Canadian Angling.com (July 31, 2012) — Recent research by scientists have revealed that a deadly virus is now threatening the B.C. sport fishing industry. The research was completed by Simon Fraser University professor Rick Routledge and Stan Proboszcz, a fisheries biologist at the Watershed Watch Salmon Society. They discovered that the piscine reovirus (PRV) have infected the cutthroat trout caught […]

Cougar Shot in Southern Ontario

Canadian Angling.com (July 10, 2012): This past weekend, a cougar was shot after mauling a families dog in Huntsville. The MNR confirmed that police shot the cougar dead. It took 6 bullets to put the cougar down. Earlier in the week the police had issued a bulletin reporting that a big cat was attacking family pets in the region. While […]

The Flying Squirrel

Canadian Angling.com (February 5, 2012). One of the most elusive species in North America is the flying squirrel. While their name suggests that they can fly, the flying squirrel actually glides through the air. You can see the rest of its family daily eating and climbing about, but you rarely see the flying squirrel. They are strictly a nocturnal species […]

Mayan Hieroglyphics

Canadian Angling.com (December 1, 2011): Recent research by a German scientist says that the end of the world (apocalypse), is not going to be on December 21, 2012 but a transition to a new era. Sven Gronemeyer of La Trobe University in Australia interpretations were recently presented at the archaeological site of Palenque in southern Mexico. This latest round of […]

Bats Being Killed By Fungus

CanadianAngling.com (Nov. 8, 2011) Lately we have been following the story of what has been happening to the bat population in southern Ontario and the USA. We noted that we hardly saw any bats this summer around their normal flight locations. Recently the U.S. Geological Survey scientists and their partners’ found the cause of the white nosed syndrome in bats. […]