Posts Tagged ‘Great Lakes’

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Evidence suggests walleye native to Kawarthas

Sean Berger of Trent University has found information that could change the way we view walleye in the Kawartha Lakes area.

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Lamprey control affected by COVID-19


The Great Lakes lamprey control program could face a setback, with the COVID-19 quarantine preventing the distribution of lampricide in its tributaries.

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Grass carp targeted

Unique effort shows invasive grass carp could be eliminated from the Great Lakes, if a planned attack against the species works as intended.

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Big-water salmon savvy

August is the month that anglers will be plying western Lake Ontario for coho and chinook salmon. The fish, now approaching their top weights, are starting to school and home in on the parent streams where they were stocked.

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Feedback sought for new Canada-Ontario Agreement protecting Great Lakes

Public feedback is sought for a new draft Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health released by the provincial and federal governments earlier this month.

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Blocking Asian carp from Great Lakes expensive

Stepping up measures in the Chicago Area Waterway System to block Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes could cost more than $775 million U.S. dollars. That is if the latest mechanisms recommended by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are accepted and carried out…

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Tench becoming a cause for concern

Catches of tench (Tinca tinca) are becoming more common in the St. Lawrence River near Montreal. This begs the question, will they soon establish in the Great Lakes?

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Lake Erie Angler Diary program done

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is cancelling the Lake Erie Angler Diary program at the end of 2018 after 35 years

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Fisheries receive investment from Feds

The investment does much to reverse cuts in funding and personnel that were enacted by the Harper government in 2012.