fish facts Archives - Wilderness North

Celebrating 30 Years of Wilderness North  –          

Live Here Or Just Passing Through?

In thinking about the lake trout of Whitewater Lake that is the question. I recall college classes in which we learned that all fish do not really…

Respect for our Elders

That is “sort of” the theme of a newly proposed study of the oldest of fish species in Northwestern Ontario. Dr. Jenni McDermid, Field Researcher for Wildlife…

What’s a Splake?

The Splake is a hybrid of two fish species resulting from the crossing of a male Brook Trout and a female Lake Trout. The name itself is…

Canadian Lake Trout

Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) is a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America. Other names for it include mackinaw, lake char (or charr), touladi,…

Jenni is Ready for Spring Too

Dr. Jenni McDermid, Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada fish research associate, can’t wait to get back in the wilderness. You may recall we chatted with her in February about a…

Here Comes Autumn

The shorter birch trees are turning yellow. They’re dropping their leaves. The weather fronts are a bit stronger, with more rain and wind. And the fronts seem…

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