Skating, Ice Fishing, and A Healthy Heart

In this week’s episode of The Outdoor Journal Radio Show, Angelo Viola tackles a vast array of topics such as Skating the Rideau Canal, Keeping a Healthy Heart in Winter and even chatting with Dave Mercer of The Facts of Fishing!

175 People Have Died Snowmobiling In Ontario Since 2009
Brad Schlorff our safety expert, retired Staff Sergeant with the OPP talks to us from the Texas Gulf Coast about the OPP 10-year statistics on snowmobile deaths.

Angelo Talks Facts of Fishing With Dave Mercer
Angelo will be joined by Dave Mercer, from the TV program, The Facts of Fishing. Dave is also the host for the Bassmaster Series of tournaments in the U.S. The season is underway with three top Ontario anglers on the circuit.

The Best Outdoor Activities In Winter For Your Heart
February is Heart and Stroke month in Canada. What are the best outdoor activities in winter, and how vigorous does the exercise need to be for benefits? Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute is Angelo’s advisor on heart health and he offers the answers!

Skating the Rideau Canal
Bruce Devine from the National Capital Commission in Ottawa will provide an update on the ice conditions on the Rideau Canal. The skateway is the longest in
Canada, and it’s an important tourist attraction.

Why Are Fish Culture Stations Important
Earlier this week we received a media release from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. The agreement for the operation of the Ringwood Fish Culture facility by the Metro East Anglers has been extended. Andy Todd, Lake Ontario Manager for the Ministry, will be a guest with the details and a discussion about the importance of this station for Lake Ontario anglers.

Early Season Steelhead and Lake Trout Fishing
The go-to guide in Algoma for the Fish’n Canada crew is Tyler Dunn. Is Tyler an ice fisherman and does he provide guided trips in the winter? Angelo talks ice fishing and early season steelhead and lake trout with Tyler.

The Best Time to Go Ice Fishing
The Doc is the award-winning columnist and fishing editor for Outdoor Canada magazine the best coast to coast hunting, fishing and outdoors magazine in the country, on this weekends show Gord talks about when is the best time to go Ice fishing.

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