Author archives: Steven Labadie

  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 19 2018

  • Andrea Horwath and Doug Ford will join Angelo with their pitch for your vote, as the next Premier of Ontario. The candidates will be asked a series of questions about their interest and support for fishing, hunting, camping and those outdoor activities that are valued by Ontario residents. Sherri Haigh is a successful media relations specialist. She quit her job, sold her home and traveled the [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 12 2018

  • Kevin Callan the “Happy Camper” is back. How long before Kevin takes off on his first wilderness canoe trip of the season? Angelo wants to know more about the ideal group size for a spring trip, and what’s on the menu for gourmet treats. The Victoria Day weekend is the kick off to the camping season in Ontario’s Provincial Parks. Sheila Wiebe joins Angelo with an update on campsite vacancies, and [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 05 2018

  • Jeff Gustafson from Keewatin in Northwestern Ontario, currently sits in19th place on the Fishing League Worldwide circuit in the United States. Jeff needs just 35 points to move into the top 10. The next stop on the pro bass circuit is Kentucky Lake. Angelo wants to know what happened at Lake Cumberland, which was not a good outing for Jeff. Has Jeff fished Kentucky Lake in the past? Can he make u[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 28 2018

  • The cut off date for registration for the Fish’n Canada Carp Cup is May 1st. The winning team will go on to represent Canada in the World Carp Classic in 2019, in Europe. A free entry to the Fish’n Canada Carp Cup will be given away this week on air! Last year’s winner of the carp cup, Andrew Walker, will join Angelo. Andrew and his fishing partner Jarryd Monaghan were the runaway winners in 20[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 21 2018

  • Tournament angler Dave Chong joins Angelo with a wrap up on his winter fishing adventures. Next up is the season opening for walleye and steelhead. Dave shares his favourite locations for the early season. Angelo is a closet birder! Monique Oltrop from the Point Pelee Festival of the Birds will join him with the schedule of events beginning May 1st. We’ll find out how the severe extended winter[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio - April 14 2018

  • Brian Pallock is the owner of Dive Source in Oshawa, a premier scuba retail and training business. Brian is back from Bonaire in the Caribbean, where he was involved in the restoration of a coral reef. Brian will explain the process and the extent of damage to such an important ocean environment. Bill Spicer is one of the stars on the New Flyfisher TV program. Bill joins Angelo to talk about ea[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 07 2018

  • It’s time for Angelo’s spring fitness tune up. Andrea DiRocco from 121 Fitness in Belleville will be a guest and brings some tips for shoulder strengthening to reduce the chance of injuries due to the constant casting movement while fishing long days. Marten River Lodge takes customer service to a different level with a 5 Star Rating and Award of Excellence from Trip Advisor. How good is the fi[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – March 31 2018

  • This is the Easter weekend holiday broadcast. A recent summit on Asian carp, pulled together the experts to update the status of this invasive species and to consider what we should be doing about them. Nick Mandrak from the University of Toronto was a presenter at this summit and will update Angelo on the status of the carp invasion. Tim Carriers joins Angelo to talk about the upcoming ‘Hos[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – March 24 2018

  • Marbled crayfish are a freak of nature. They do not need to mate to reproduce, and just a few of these creatures can multiply into hundreds in a short period of time. Jaime Grimm studies crayfish, and she debates with Angelo whether these invasives should be allowed in pet stores in Ontario. There’s amazing muskie fishing on the Saint John River in New Brunswick. Peter Levick is the editor [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – March 17 2018

  • We’ve known for centuries, that wild plants have medicinal value. Research conducted in the lab at Des Moines University, shows that blueberry extract can contribute to the effectiveness of radiation treatment for some types of cancer. Dr. Yujiang Fang joins Angelo with his research insight. Jerry Ouellette is back with an update on the popularity of Chaga mushrooms as natures treatment for med[...]