Recent News on The Scientific Fisherman

Western News Article “Western professor applies research principles to his fishing passion: Avid angler touts science of catching, conserving sport fish“. This article goes into some of the background on my motivation for The Scientific Fisherman blog, my work at Western University and club work with Forest City Bassmasters. 2021…

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Catch-and-Release Best Practices Part 1: Minimizing Impacts

Catch-and-Release Best Practices

A recent scientific article in the journal Fisheries Research by Jacob Brownscombe et. al.(1) goes through the latest science behind successful catch-and-release best practices. The article entitled “Best practices for catch-and-release recreational fisheries – angling tools and tactics” contains key tactics for releasing fish back into the wild that will…

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