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  1. I was notified by my trout club that Queen Mary park hall was damaged on the weekend so i am wondering if there will be a meeting.
  2. Hi all, Greg here, going thru my emails I came across this opportunity from TUC. Trout Unlimited Canada Quick Links Join TUC Donate to TUC Contact Us TUC Website[/b] Follow Us On Facebook! Join the Conversation on Twitter! Watch Us In Action On You Tube Fresh Water Clean Future! Greetings! Trout Unlimited Canada wishes to advise you of a volunteer angling opportunity to help collect valuable information on the Stauffer Creek/North Raven River fish population. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (ASRD) recently completed the tagging of numerous fish along with a population assessment on the Stauffer Creek/North Raven River. AESRD is now looking to collect seasonal fish movement data within the Stauffer Creek/North Raven River. Pit tags, small "pill like" tags, have been implanted under the skin of a number of fish. The implanted PIT tags track fish movement within the river and allow for individual fish identification. Each tag emits a unique signal which can only be identified by a handheld PIT tag reading unit. AESRD is looking for movement and recapture rates of fish in Stauffer Creek/North Raven River to better understand the population at this time. Volunteers are asked to participate in the project by: Obtaining and signing out a sampling kit prior to their outing. Follow the simple instructions housed in the kit (using the PIT tag reader and GPS to scan any fish that you catch and record the locations of fish caught using the included GPS). Fill out the included creel cards completelyduring your outing. Return and sign back in the sampling kit and the competed creel cards at the end of your day. Each kit is contained in a RED pelican case as displayed in the image below. Each kit is locked to avoid easy access to this equipment by people not participating in the project. If you participate in this project you are asked to please return the case to the same location you borrowed it from. There are two tagging kits available for use: One kit is housed at a private residence in Edmonton (10224-79st., N.W.) The kit will be under the steps at the side of the house. The lock Combination for the Edmonton kit is, 780. Another kit is housed at a private residence in Red Deer (26 Wiltshire Place) This Kit will be located under a bush right at the north west corner of the house. The lock Combination for the Red Deer kit is, 403. For any additional information please contact Brian Meagher, TUC's Alberta Biologist viaemail or phone, (403) 209-5185. The information gathered will be used to better manage and understand this unique fishery. We thank you for your support and any volunteer time you can add to this important project.
  3. Hi all, Greg here, going thru my emails tonight I ran across this. Message from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Post-flood Fish Recovery Alberta’s anglers asked to aid post-flood fish recovery Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development is asking anglers to assist with the recovery of fish populations in streams affected by the recent flooding in southern Alberta. For details, please open this link to the ESRD webpage:http://srd.alberta.ca/FishWildlife/FishingHuntingTrapping/FishingAlberta/PostFloodFishRecovery.aspx _____________________________ Fish and Wildlife 9920-108 Street Edmonton, AB T5K 2M4 Email SRD.FWDLicensing@gov.ab.ca Send this to a friend | Unsubscribe srd.alberta.ca Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Fish and Wildlife 9920-108 Street Edmonton, AB T5K 2M4
  4. Hi all, Greg here, anyone going to the Little Smokey on or about Sept 14 - 18th? If so, would you like some company there & back? My phone is 780 756-0897; my email is jsterp1@shaw.ca. Thanx in advance.
  5. Dennis, Greg here, I'm up for this one if I can find a ride. Would you possibly have room? Please phone me at 780 756-0897 or PM me re: your reply.
  6. Hi all, Greg here, in my daily check of my emails I came across this one from TUC. RELEASE 17/08/2012 For Immediate Release Contact: Rocky Konynenbelt AESRD Beaver Lake Survey We have been asked to forward this message to all of the TUC chapters in Alberta regarding an online survey about fishing regulation changes at Beaver Lake near Caroline, Alberta. Note the survey deadline of Sep 4. Beaver Lake is part of the Quality Stocked Fisheries (QSF) program, which are trout-stocked waters managed to promote the growth of larger and older fish compared to general trout-stocked waters. Based on recent monitoring, Beaver Lake is no longer achieving the QSF objective of 10-15% of trout in the population being 50 cm or larger. Angler pressure and harvest relating to the current angling regulation has resulted in a decline of fish over 50 cm to less than 5% of the overall population. There are different angling regulations that can be applied to achieve the QSF objectives at Beaver Lake. Fisheries Management will benefit from your input on the regulation change options. Please review the information and regulation options at the website below, and take the online survey: http://www.mywildalberta.com/Fishing/StockingReports/BeaverLakeQSFSurvey.aspx The results of that online survey will become part of the public consultation necessary for the selection of which regulation option the majority of anglers support toward the desired fishery objectives. Call if you have any questions. Thank-you. Rocky Konynenbelt Fisheries Technician Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development - Clearwater Area P.O. Box 1720, Rocky Mountain House AB T4T 1B3 Tel: (403) 845-8268, Fax: (403) 845-4750 E-mail: rocklyn.konynenbelt@gov.ab.ca For more information on Clearwater Fisheries Management, please visit our website at: http://srd.alberta.ca/FishWildlife/FisheriesManagement/FishManagementZones/Zone1EasternSlopes/WatershedUnitES2.aspx
  7. Hi all, Greg here, I also received that notice and forwarded it to Ken (president) and Rick (vicepresident).
  8. Amunoz, Greg (jfisherman) here, yes, we do have a limited number of vises (for which there are some bases if needed/ preferred) and tool kits. Contact Ken Monk or Rick Leblanc, at thier phone or email which are listed on the newsletter.
  9. Don, Greg here, the way things stand currently I am still available for that time frame. My address is slightly west of downtown Edfmonton, phone is 780-756-0897, and email is jsterp1@shaw.ca.
  10. Ken, Greg here, I am up for this one as well. I will try to make the June 20 meeting. Thanx in advance.
  11. Ken, Greg here, I am willing if anyone would like some company along the way. If anyone is amenable to said company, please phone me at 780 756-0897 or e-mail me at jsterp1@shaw.ca.
  12. jfisherman

    Hello

    Oizo, Greg here, we meet every wednesday evening at about 7 PM. The location being the Queen Mary Park Community Hall at 10844 117 St.
  13. Thanks all, brother and sister-in-law and I went to Tony Roma's for rib supper.
  14. Quentin, Greg here, I'm available and just west of downtown. Please phone.
  15. Quentin, Greg here, "the Angler's Art" program is on Saturday mornings on channel 22 at 7:30 AM. There's also a chance it's on one of the discs in the library.
  16. Quentin, Greg here, are you taping/timeshifting Leroy Hyatt's "Angler's Art"? On February 4th Carolyn Sells tied a "balanced fly" on the show.
  17. Dennis, Greg here, would you happen to have any need for Epson printer ink? I don't need it as the printer it was for broke down.
  18. Hi all, Greg here, anyone have any opinions on this?
  19. Hi all, Greg here, would it be fair to say sporadically mid-February thru to late-September for the stonefly hatches.
  20. Kristi, Greg here, to get things started, I have some Epson printer ink that I no longer have any need for. I will bring it tonight's meeting (Jan 25th)..
  21. Dan, Greg here, that burlap easy scud that you tied for the club, what is the size range and type of hook?
  22. Kristi, Greg here, I've been mostly using Mustad, but lately leaning toward Tiemco, Umpqua.
  23. jfisherman

    Cool!

    Kristi, Greg here, Oliver Edwards, in his DVD (Quick Ties and Favorite Flies), does a see-thro' buzzer fly, which is a very similar tie to this one.
  24. Ken, Greg here, I'll have a check for the seminar at the Jan 4 meeting.
  25. Hi all, Greg here, I don't think I have any particular style preference, although I tend toward using the light (4 wt rod), stuff mostly.
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