Tag Archives: Trout

Whirling Disease in Alberta

Rainbow trout affected with whirling disease

Whirling disease has been in Alberta for four years now and has spread to many water bodies throughout the province. Alberta Environment and Parks is doing everything they can to monitor and contain the disease but unfortunately there is no cure, this disease is here to stay. So, it’s up to us as anglers to do our part to contain …

Disinfecting Whirling Disease

Rainbow Trout in Net

Whirling disease is spreading throughout the province and with no known cures, it looks like a losing battle. Since the discovery of the disease in Johnson Lake in 2016 it has continued to spread throughout the province and the latest update shows that it’s been found in 4 of the 11 major watersheds in Alberta: North Saskatchewan watershed Red Deer …