The salmon were chunky, the bait fish plentiful and about as many people fished the Chantry Chinook Salmon Derby this year as in pre-COVID times, derby chair Mike Hahn said Sunday. Top fish were caught by Mark Aljoe of Durham, with his 26.44-pound Chinook salmon on Aug. 1, and by Gaige Jackson of Saugeen Shores, […]
The number of water rescues spiked in the Kincardine area last week, likely the result of overconfidence and a lack of respect for the power of Lake Huron, Kincardine’s fire chief said. Chief Brad Lemaich said there have been seven water rescue calls to the lake so far this year, when normally there would be […]
There have been four water rescue incidents in Lake Huron in the Kincardine area since July 26th.
Local conservation authority says it’s an opportunity to share conservation stories.
The Lake Huron Coastal Centre is hosting two sunset beach clean-ups this month.
The nonprofit organization called Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together for seven years on the Sturgeon-in-the-Classroom program to engage students through community or citizen science and help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
Brief history of lake sturgeon
In the late 1600s and early 1700s, French explorers and voyageurs noted that the waters from Lake Huron to Lake Erie teemed with lake sturgeon.
The Lake Huron Fishing Club’s Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Debry was being led by a 20.97-pound chinook salmon as of Thursday afternoon. The leading fish caught by Paul Hock was weighed in at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Port Elgin Habour. The second and third place salmon as of Thursday afternoon, weighing in at […]
A Canadian man on a quest to raise awareness and money for mental health through crossing all five Great Lakes by paddleboard this summer, is ready for his next conquest. Mike Shoreman, who this summer has crossed Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior by paddleboard, is planning on crossing Lake Michigan, starting on Tuesday…
IPPERWASH BEACH – Police called in. Venting on social media. And worries things could get rougher yet. Tempers are flaring on a stretch of Southwestern Ontario’s Lake Huron shore amid complaints of trespassing and bullying as frustrated cottage owners clash with beachgoers over access to the sand and water on their private property.The stand-offs haven’t […]
Member agencies of the St. Marys River Fisheries Task Group will conduct a fish community survey of the entire St. Marys River during August. The St. Marys River is a connecting channel between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The survey work will cover many locations along the 70-mile-long river, from the upper river near Brimley…
By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan
The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement, advising of the potential for severe thunderstorms in Midwestern Ontario Wednesday afternoon and evening.
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