Props to those involved in bringing a mini fish hatchery to Algonquin Road Public School!
7. ON: Lake Scugog Enhancement Project received nearly $700K…
…in early June from the federal government “for the development of a wetland that’s expected to aid walleye.”
> The wetland, which will be created in Port Perry bay, will help combat climate change and improve water quality through the wetland construction and installation of stormwater management infrastructure.
> The project will dredge the bay to a navigational depth of 1.8 meters [5.9′] and repurpose the dredged material to enhance fringe wetlands. Installed oil and grit separators will drastically improve storm water management and improve water quality.
> “Creating an engineered berm and wetland, as well as spawning shoal construction, will greatly enhance the future of Port Perry Bay and Lake Scugog.”
8. ND: Someone’s gonna win $15K this weekend.
At the 47th annual ND Governor’s Walleye Cup on Lake Sakakawea July 15-16.
Ken Schmidt and Mark Jones won it last year with a 2-day total (10 fish) for 40.44 lbs.
9. MI budgeted $30 mil for fish hatchery improvements.
10. WY says to avoid eating walleye > 12″ because of mercury levels.
I’ll take any of the 14- to 17-inchers they wanna get rid of….
11. Pradco appoints Brett Basik as director of mergers and acquisitions.
Hell be leading the charge on acquiring new brands and developing new partnerships.
> With over 10 yrs of experience, Basik brings a strong background in accounting, investment banking and entrepreneurship to the company and is currently working on multiple transactions in the company’s pipeline and seeking new opportunities from early-stage growth investments to bolt-on acquisitions to entirely new platforms.
12. Al Noraker promoted to prez of Eposeidon US.
Eposeidon = KastKing, Extremus, and MadBite.
13. MN: Thousands of common carp died from koi herpes virus.
On Fountain Lake.
> …KHV impacts common carp, and common carp only…KHV cannot harm humans or other fish species.
> “It’s carried by…common carp and also koi, which is kind of a domesticated version of a common carp….
14. UT wants to increase license costs.
DNR says because “inflation has begun to outpace our revenue growth,” but of course residents have the exact same thing going on. 📈
> …unveiled a plan to raise the cost of most of its resident fees by at least 10%, though the changes would not take effect until 2023. It would be the largest fee increase since 2014….
> Fishing and hunting licenses would increase from $34 to $40, almost an 18% hike.