Outdoor Journal Radio – April 08 2017

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Next weekend, the kids will be collecting Easter eggs at the Toronto Zoo. Katie Gray joins Pete and Steve with the full program of activities over the holiday weekend. Can you save a brook trout stream from destruction in an urban area? Dr. Michael Fox and the Peterborough Naturalists Club, are tracking brook trout with tiny transmitters on Harper Creek in Peterborough. Angelo’s interested in knowing if it’s possible to save this tiny stream!

Wild turkey season starts in about 2 weeks. Prime Time Pursuits are a guide service for hunters in Eastern Ontario. Jeff Gill has been tracking birds and setting out the blinds. Jeff joins Pete and Steveto talk about this year’s hunt, and why turkey hunters are addicted to the chase.

On the Go Fish in Ontario segment, Pete and Steve catches up with Gary Wallace from Timberwolf Lodge on Nagagami Lake. This was the host lodge for an episode of the Fish’n Canada TV program. The northern pike and walleye fishing is amazing and so are the meals and accommodations!

Do open salmon pen fish cages on the British Columbia coastal waters threaten the survival of the native salmon fishery? This debate has raged for years! Just recently, the link between pen raised fish and heart and skeletal inflammation (HMSI) was established. HMSI infects an estimated 80% of all pen raised salmon in the coastal waters.

 

Play it Safe with Bradley Schlorff Retired Staff Sergeant– OPP and Stearns 

Lets Get Outside with Coleman 

Go Wild with Black Angus Fine Meats and Game

Go Fish In Ontario.com with Timberwolf Lodge

Gord Pyzer – Outdoor Canada Magazine

Katie Gray – Supervisor of Public Relations and Events – The Toronto Zoo

Dr. Michael Fox – School of the Environment and Department of Biology – Trent University – Peterborough

Jeff Gill – Prime Time Pursuits, Outfitter and Guide Service – Grafton, Ontario