|Bob Scammell – Alberta Outdoors|
The cover of the “2015 Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations” brought an agonized, involuntary groan from deep within me: a gorgeous portrait of a native fish, an Arctic grayling, a too-frequent sign in recent years of another native species in such trouble that yet another zero limit is being imposed on anglers.
Inside, the “Message from the Minister” confirms the worst, that the provincial Fish Sustainability Index shows “overall declines in Arctic grayling populations,” therefore “we are implementing a province wide catch-and-release regulation to better protect this species.” Full Story >
|Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt|
Wednesday, April 1 – Carol Hemsing
Thursday, April 2 – Russ Charles
Bev Nelson Jr.
Friday, April 3 – Holly Olivier Webber
Saturday, April 4 – Bill Beny
Sunday, April 5 – Patty Snyders
Tuesday, April 7 – Ray Juska (61) Full Story >
|Sports Talk by Bruce Parker|
One of the benefits of having a 30-year career writing sports for this newspaper is I have met many coaches who are dedicated to bringing the best out of their players.
Scott Brandt is one such man and as such was recognized with the Michelle Kennedy Memorial volunteer award.
I have had the pleasure of knowing Scott for many years and believe the Brooks Minor Hockey Association could not have picked a better recipient for the honor.
The man spends countless hours trying to come up with drills for practice that will not only challenge his players but make them better. Full Story >