Blue Fish Radio is produced and hosted by Lawrence Gunther (www.lawrencegunther.com). The show features interviews with people that have expertise and first-hand knowledge about fishing, fish and aquatic ecosystems. Lawrence Gunther applies his expertise, experience and engaging style to both educate and entertain listeners. Each show lasts 30 minutes and is streamed by a number of broadcasters.
Production and distribution of the Blue Fish Radio Show is intended to share valuable lessons and successes so more people can become stewards of their aquatic resources. By empowering local champions with knowledge, future generations of fishers will have the opportunity to pursue the tradition of fishing, and by doing so, maintain a vital link between people and nature.
If you have a story to tell about how you made a difference in your community, or would like to nominate a local champion to be interviewed on Blue Fish Radio, please send an email to: email@example.com.
Alaska Intercepts Ever More BC Salmon
David Mills oversees salmon awareness campaigns for Watershed Watch Salmon society. He’s one busy guy as he attempts to attract federal attention to a pressing issue impacting B.C. salmon – the Alaskan interception fishery that would appear to be running amok. Listen in as David Mills speaks with Lawrence Gunther on The Blue fish Radio Show.
IGFA Global Partners Deliver Youth Programming
Lisa Morse is the Education Programs Manager with the International Game Fish Association, and our guest on the Blue Fish Radio Show. With Lisa’s support, Blue Fish Canada is the IGFA’s first Canadian partner chosen to help deliver the Passport to Fishing program for youth and their families and mentors. Learn all about the IGFA and their exciting youth programs on this episode of The Blue Fish Radio Show.
Fish Consumption Advisories Under the Microscope
Neil Dempster spent the last two years sorting through Fish Consumption Advisories for the Upper St. Lawrence River. His takeaways include important lessons for recreational anglers and indigenous fishers alike. Bottom line, until FCAs are no longer necessary, government has to improve transparency and public awareness, or we may have another tobacco-type health crisis on our hands. Hear what Neil has to say on The Blue Fish Radio Show.
Community Supported Fisheries and Skipper Otto
Sonia Strobel is the co-founder and CEO of Skipper Otto, a Community Supported Fishery based on Coast Salish territory in Vancouver, BC. Sonia was recently appointed to the Executive of the Local Catch Network, and serves as an Advisor for both the Fisheries for Communities Coalition and Slow Fish Canada. She is president of the Friends of Granville Island Society, a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and a business mentor with The Forum. We are excited to have Sonia as a guest on The Blue Fish Radio Show. We discuss the growing importance of CSFs as food insecurity increases across Canada and around the world causing people to seek out more reliable sources of truly sustainably caught seafood.
Great Lakes Nuclear Power station Decommissioning and the IJC
The Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) of the International Joint Commission (IJC) recently released a report: Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Facilities in the Great Lakes Basin. Blue Fish Radio is pleased to have Gayle Wood,, Canadian Co-Chair of the GL Water Quality Board, as our guest on The Blue Fish Radio Show. Gayle provides a first-hand overview of the report's findings and recommendations developed over four years to help ensure against major disasters and environmental loss.
A Win For Upper St. Lawrence River Muskie
A Win For Upper St. Lawrence River Muskie
Blue Fish Canada is pleased to introduce you to four of the advocates behind the push to end the development of Blind Bay on the Upper St. Lawrence River. Each tells their portion of the advocacy that successfully ended plans to commercially develop prime Muskie spawning habitat. Together Host Lawrence Gunther explores with the four guests what needs to come next.
John Peach, Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper and Executive Director of Save the River
Jeff Garnsey 3rd generation Muskie guide and Chair of Save The River
Dr. John Farrell, Professor of Aquatic and Fisheries Science & Director, Thousand Islands Biological Station
Jake Tibbles Executive Director Thousand Island Land Trust
Big Uncle Kracker fan and just listened to his podcast. Now I'm a fan of Blue Fish Radio! Fun to hear someone combine their love of fishing and music. Lawrence did an amazing job meshing the two!
This a well done, fun and informative podcast. Thanks Lawrence!