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Blue Fish Radio: The Science Behind the Bay of Quinte’s Giant Walleye

Bob Sexton

Science from the Glenora Fisheries Station, Part 1

Bay of Quinte walleye fishing gets better and better. Hear why, and how to take advantage

Outdoor Canada is pleased to present Blue Fish Radio—podcasts about the future of fish and fishing in Canada. The program, produced and hosted by Lawrence Gunther, is dedicated to sharing first-hand angling knowledge, scientific discoveries and supporting local champions who protect and enhance their waters.

In the first of three episodes recorded live at Ontario’s Glenora Fisheries Station (above), Lawrence talks to Colin Lake, lead management biologist in the Lake Ontario Management Unit at the Ministry of Natural Resources. First, Lake explains why Pacific salmon were initially introduced into Lake Ontario. And then Lake discusses why the Bay of Quinte remains one of North America’s the greatest trophy walleye fisheries in North America, in spite of rising water temperatures.

To hear the interview now, press PLAY below. To download this podcast to your device, go to the Blue Fish Radio home page.

Listen to “Colin Lake on Lake Ontario Salmon and Bay of Quinte Walleye” on Spreaker.

Lawrence Gunther

Lawrence Gunther

Blue Fish Radio is produced and hosted by Ottawa-based Lawrence Gunther, North America's only totally blind professional tournament angler, a popular motivational speaker and a celebrated conservationist. A lifelong outdoorsman, Lawrence has caught fish from coast to coast in Canada, and used his expertise in navigation technology to develop the world’s first Blind Fishing Boat. For more about Lawrence Gunther, visit his website.