Author archives: Steven Labadie

  • 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[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio - March 10 2018

  • As we enter the March Break, how are the ski conditions in Ontario? Tara Lovell from Blue Mountain Resorts will have a report for Angelo, and a list of activities for kids and non skiers, as well as a deal for lift tickets. The sap is running and the Maple Syrup Festival is underway at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Sheila Wiebe from Ontario Parks will join Angelo with a list of activities over the[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – March 03 2018

  • Adrian Rushforth from Mercury Marine has a big announcement to share with Angelo. Adrian provides an update on the exciting new Merc products for 2018. What’s with this weather? How is it possible that the North Pole was above freezing, while Vancouver had sub zero temperatures? Brad Rousseau from the Weather Network joins Angelo with an explanation and a preview on the late winter and early sp[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – February 24 2018

  • Rob Woodman is the winner of the contest for the “weirdest place I listened to the Outdoor Journal. Rob joins Angelo as the co-host for the program. Walleye in Hamilton Harbour? Colin Lake from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will join Angelo with the latest news on the walleye stocking program. It looks like a hit with sportsmen. Len Perdic is a world class carp fisherma[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – February 17 2018

  • Ashley Rae is a fisher gal, in the Ottawa region. She writes articles on her fishing experiences for magazines and newspapers, and she’s organizing a Ladies Ice Fishing Weekend on Lake Temagami. What are Ashley’s plans for the ladies? On the Go Fish In Ontario Segment, Stephanie Wagner joins Angelo from Temagami Shores Inn and Resort. This resort is the host for Ashley Rae and the ladies ic[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – February 10 2018

  • February 17th is the beginning of the licence free family fishing weekend. There are a number of events planned, including the Island Lake ice fishing derby in Orangeville. Yasmine Slater is the Park Superintendent for Island Lake and she will have all the details, including what’s on the $2500 prize table. As mentioned last week, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is propos[...]