Tag Archives: Trout

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 …

First Ice 2018/19

Ice fishing Frabill Recon tent/flip up/shanty

The 2018/19 ice fishing season begins! My first trip on the hardwater always begins on a trout pond as typically they are the first to freeze over. I heard rumors on the internet that eager anglers were starting to venture out so my friend and I decided to go check the conditions for ourselves.   Deciding on a lake was …