Author archives: Steven Labadie

  • Outdoor Journal Radio – July 14 2018

  • Scott Gardner from Outdoor Canada magazine joins Angelo with stories about his camping and kayaking fishing trips. Can you fly fish from a kayak? Which species of fish are tough to catch from a kayak? Scott will share his experience as an expert in the field. Wilderness Adventures from Toronto, takes guided overnight trips by canoe and kayak, to the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay and to Algonqu[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – July 07 2018

  • Jeff Yurek from Southwestern Ontario, is the new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. Mr. Yurek will join Angelo to talk about his passion for the outdoors, and his “to do” list as Minister. Keith Beasley from Canada in the Rough, Canada’s best T.V. hunting adventure program, will join Angelo. Keith finished his spring filming for the 2019 T.V. series and took a fishing trip with Fish’n [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 30 2018

  • It’s the Canada Day long weekend broadcast! Vito Cirone from Sure Thing salmon charters on Lake Ontario, is gearing up for the Great Ontario Salmon Derby. The derby begins on July 7th. Angelo will get a report on the early season fishing, and will this be the year that Vito boats the top fish in the derby? Dave Mercer is star of the TV program the Facts of Fishing. Dave also is the host of the[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 23 2018

  • Next weekend is the beginning of the summer holiday camping season. If you do not have camping equipment, what are your options? Amanda Arends from Cottages on Wheels, will set up a well equipped motorhome on your campsite. Amanda joins Angelo with all the details. Mike Brown from Leisure Marine in Woodbridge joins Angelo with this week’s specials, in the summer clearance of Princecraft boats p[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 16 2018

  • There’s a right way and a wrong way to release fish, so that they can swim another day. Bruce Tufts from Queen’s University joins Angelo with his conclusions about the correct way to handle fish, and the risks of mortality based on the time that fish are out of the water.Today is a proud day for the 8 children’s camps in Algonquin Park. The camps will receive the prestigious Director’s Award from [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 09 2018

  • What should I buy dad for Father’s Day? Danny Thompson from Garmin electronics has been given the assignment to present a list of options on this week’s show. Will it be hot and dry, or wet with bugs? Michael Carter from the Weather Network has the long range summer forecast. We want to know the prediction and just how accurate are long range forecasts. Mike Brown from Leisure Marine in [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 02 2018

  • The 22nd annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby starts on July 7th. Bill Barootes joins Angelo with an update on 50 days of fishing for the $270,000 prize pool. Is there a 40 lb Chinook waiting to be caught? Angelo wants to find out! Once you learn to ride a bicycle, you never forget how. If you’ve not been on the bike since your youth, why not try a “sip and cycle bike tour” with County Wine Tour[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 26 2018

  • Ross Honey is the founder and organizer of the world championships for carp fishermen. Ross joins Angelo from the U.K. with an update on the World Carp Cup, which will be held in Lac de Madine France, from September 17-22nd. Jarryd Monahan and Andrew Walker will try to defend their Fish’n Canada Carp Cup championship win in 2017. Jarryd joins Angelo with his thoughts on what it will take to r[...]
  • 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[...]