This week retired OPP Staff Sergeant Brad Schlorff gives us some drawing lessons and reminds us how dangerous floating beach toys can be in the open water. Always wear a PFD, especially when children are involved. And in case you were wondering what foolscap is…
Amanda Lynn Mayhew – That Hunting Girl
Amanda Lynn Mayhew was raised in Northern Ontario, she’s a hunter, angler, power sports enthusiast, and inspirational speaker. She is the creator of Just Hunt, host and producer of the TV Series THAT Hunting Girl. Amanda Lynn just returned from a bear hunt and updates Angelo on how production is going during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Honourable John Yakabuski – opening the province with a splash
Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, Honourable John Yakabuski, joins Angelo to talk about challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic and the re-opening of Ontario, including crown land camping, lodges, Stage 2 outdoor activities, and more camping facilities to open soon. He also reminded us that there are 2 licence-free family fishing events in June and July, Father’s Day Weekend (June 20-21) and Family Fishing Week (July 4-12) Visit the Ontario website for the details.
Black Angus Blue Mountain
This week Sean Kelly gives us some meat shopping tips we can use during a pandemic. We talk about the recent trend of food box home delivery and what smaller retailers can do to reduce the risk of exposure for their customers.
Jeff Krete – Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited Canada have completed nearly 4,000 habitat projects in Ontario, conserved almost one million acres of wetlands and associated habitats in Canada, and have just completed a significant milestone. Jeff Krete, Conservation Programs Specialist for Ducks Unlimited Canada, joins Angelo to talk about the restoration of the Aylmer Wildlife Management Area and how it evolved from a WW2 airbase to what it is now.
Dianne Whelan – 500 Days in the Wild
Dianne Whelan is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker, photographer, author and public speaker. First, it was the high Arctic in This Land. Then it was Mount Everest in 40 Days at Base Camp. Now extreme British Columbia filmmaker Dianne Whelan is on a solo epic journey in 500 Days in the Wild as she bikes, hikes, paddles, snowshoes, and skis the longest trail in the world. Dianne joins Angelo to talk about her 5-year journey.
Fish Talk with the Doc – Walleye Frenzy
Every year for around 10 days in June the Walleye bite turns on. According to the Doc it’s the perfect storm of conditions for Walleye to start binge feeding. In Summer when the water temperature reaches the mid to high 60’s (18 to 21°C) Walleye eat about 5% of their body weight every day. Get out there while it lasts.
Gord Pyzer is the award-winning columnist and fishing editor for Outdoor Canada magazine, the best coast to coast hunting, fishing, and outdoor magazine in the country.