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The Hepworth Anglers Club 2018 Spring Creek Restoration Project

The Hepworth Anglers Club has continued its Spring Creek Restoration Project in 2018 planting and maintaining trees. Green Feet Ecosystem Services, a company specializing in drone imaging and analysis have completed their first flyover of Spring Creek to do a Digital Surface Model. This drone surface is funded in part by Bruce Power, one of […]

Part of dam to be removed

Owen Sound Sun Times Author: Don Crosby • May 30th, 2018 Brockton council has approved removal of a portion of the Truax Dam on the Saugeen River near Walkerton. The dam is a barrier to fish moving up and down river and needs to be repaired. “We are very pleased to work with the Lake […]

Is Walkerton going to get a beach along the Saugeen River?

Walkerton Herald-Times May 29th, 2018 WALKERTON, ON – Part of the Truax Dam is coming out. Brockton council has approved removal of the eastern portion of the structure just south of Tim Hortons on the Saugeen River. The existing dam acts as a barrier to fish moving up and down river and the structure is […]

2018 Spring Derby Results

Ontario Steelheaders hosted their 2018 Spring Derby on Saturday May 5th. The weather was beautiful, sunny and warm; one of the best derby days in many years. 1st place, Eugene McConkey 9.2 lbs 2nd place, Jeff Lowe 8.18 lbs 3rd place, Paul Sabatino 7.4 lbs Live release Lance Crawford 32.25 inches. Junior winner Rhett H. […]

Ontario Steelheaders still shut off by MNRF.

March 16, 2018 Greetings Darryl, I am responding on behalf of Shawn as he is on vacation. As discussed previously, in effort to effectively manage the Beatty Saugeen River Fishery, the MNRF is encouraging the natural migration and selection of rainbow trout to the headwaters without the manual transferring of rainbow trout. Our position on […]

Canadian Antique Fishing Tackle Spring Show & Sale

The Canadian Antique Fishing Tackle Association Spring Show & Sale event is taking place in St. Jacobs, Ontario on Saturday, March 31, 2018

45,000 fins clipped

A big thank from myself and the board of director to the volunteers who clipped fish this weekend at the Kincardine Hatchery. Approximately 45,000 little guys were clipped. Karl Redin, President, Ontario Steelheaders

Fin Clipping Volunteers Needed

The Kincardine Trout Hatchery are considering the weekend of February 10th to begin annual fin clipping of the Rainbow Trout. Anyone interested in helping are encouraged to contact: Rachel Hasson, Volunteer Coordinator – Kincardine Hatchery 519-353-8896 The fin clipping can take quite a number of days and may spill over to the following weekend, please […]

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