fishing

Coast guard helps in RCMP search for fishers, as father calls for all-out effort

Coast guard helps in RCMP search for fishers, as father calls for all-out effort

 

Sport fisherman hunting predator fish. Outdoor fishing in river during sunrise. Hunting and hobby sport.

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A new hybrid fish species, the tiger trout, is now available for stocking ponds. (Black Press file photo.)
A new hybrid fish species, the tiger trout, is now available for stocking ponds. (Black Press file photo.)
A brown trout in the Raven River system north of Sundre. The Fish and Game Association is asking Clearwater County for a rezoning to help protect this special area. (Contributed photo from William Young).

Alberta Fish and Game Association seeks to protect Raven River fishery near Caroline

A proposed rezoning would restrict below-groundwater development

A brown trout in the Raven River system north of Sundre. The Fish and Game Association is asking Clearwater County for a rezoning to help protect this special area. (Contributed photo from William Young).
A man looks out onto the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S., in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel were reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. The Mounties are planning to use their underwater sonar exploration equipment to attempt to locate a scallop dragging vessel that sank last week in the Bay of Fundy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

RCMP to attempt underwater sonar search for missing Nova Scotia scallop dragger

RCMP to attempt underwater sonar search for missing Nova Scotia scallop dragger

A man looks out onto the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S., in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel were reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. The Mounties are planning to use their underwater sonar exploration equipment to attempt to locate a scallop dragging vessel that sank last week in the Bay of Fundy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Members of the Potlotek First Nation, head out into St. Peters Bay from the wharf in St. Peter’s, N.S. as they participate in a self-regulated commercial lobster fishery on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Andrew Vaughan
Members of the Potlotek First Nation, head out into St. Peters Bay from the wharf in St. Peter’s, N.S. as they participate in a self-regulated commercial lobster fishery on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Andrew Vaughan
B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries

B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries

B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries

B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries
Bob Izumi resumed filming for his Real Fishing television show about two-and-a-half weeks ago, in a June 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

COVID-19 pandemic impacting television host Izumi’s business and personal lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on TV fishing host Bob…

Bob Izumi resumed filming for his Real Fishing television show about two-and-a-half weeks ago, in a June 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are now being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).

Self-cloning carp are in the Red Deer River — and could end up on fishing lines

These fish are hard to eradicate and are copious breeders

Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are now being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).
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Innisfail’s Dodd’s Lake being eyed as potential as fishing spot

Innisfail Lions Club is leading initiative to see if Dodd’s Lake can be stocked with fish

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Alberta government backs off plans to close popular fishing rivers

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is backing away from a proposal to…

Alberta anglers fear stream closures coming; blame industry, recreation

EDMONTON — Some Alberta anglers are worried that the province is about…

Pike’s plastic plight: Alberta man frees fish cinched in two by bottle wrapper

Pike’s plastic plight: Alberta man frees fish cinched in two by bottle wrapper

CALGARY — Adam Turnbull has been catching fish in the South Saskatchewan…

Pike’s plastic plight: Alberta man frees fish cinched in two by bottle wrapper
Sylvan Lake council rejects fishing ban

Sylvan Lake council rejects fishing ban

Marina Bay Homeowners Association wanted year-round fishing ban

Sylvan Lake council rejects fishing ban