Salter Newsletter – Winter 2017

Dear Readers, If you are interested in reading our new issue of The Salter – please feel free to check it out by clicking on the link below. Read about habitat improvements in Hanover / Norwell MA by Warren Winders, our new Advanced Angler Science Initiative by Justin Fleming, about Fishing for Science in Maine…

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Brook Trout Observed Spawning in Salt Water

Steve Hurley made the following video this past fall. Watch the video and then read Steve’s own words explaining what he observed below. Both videos are shown – above shows some post-processing color changes, below shows the original. Observations of Trout Spawning Under High Tides During the Supermoon A female brook trout digs her redd…

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Coaster Brook Trout Restoration Progress

Update on brook trout rehabilitation in the Ontario waters of Lake Superior, Lake Nipigon, and the Nipigon River Public Workshop Proceedings Upper Great Lakes Management Unit – Lake Superior Technical Report 11-02 (November 2011) Executive Summary Brook trout populations have declined from historic highs in the Ontario waters of Lake Superior, Lake Nipigon, and the…

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Wild Brook Trout Mapping Tools

Here’s a terrific tool that is helpful to fishermen and trout conservationists alike that I am sure you will enjoy. It was developed by the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (EBTJV) to help visualize where wild brook trout can be found and what factors may be affecting their presence and absence — and I must…

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Sea Run Brook Trout Bibliography

Below follows an ever evolving list of published books, scientific papers and significant articles regarding sea-run (anadromous) brook trout. NB: Not all what you read is true. Fishermen, fisheries historians and scholars please note, the literature below is only presented as historic record. Much of what is written and published by otherwise revered authorities turns…

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Beaverdam Stream, Near Wesley, Maine

Here’s a couple of snapshots to orient you on a recent DSF culvert removal project up in Maine. After DSF’s Dwayne Shaw gives a basic overview, you’ll find a map and further information about the project. Below is a gallery to put it all in context. Dwayne gives us a very short tour of downstream….

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