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  • Yellow Perch Tagging

    The Saskatchewan Sportfish Research Group is tagging a new species…..the beloved Yellow Perch! The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) is an incredibly important gamefish in Saskatchewan so we are very excited to include the perch in our catch-and-release research program. Please keep an eye out for these smaller tags while fishing – you may not notice

  • 1655th walleye

    As the ice begins to form on lakes in Saskatchewan so marks the end of the open-water fish tagging season with the Saskatchewan Sportfish Research Group. It’s hard to believe that we set out in May to tag our first walleye! The goal of the season was to put simple coded tags on as many

  • From the classroom to the field

    Wow! Summer in Saskatchewan has flown by once again. I was fortunate to spend my summer travelling the province to tag and track freshwater sport fish as part of research with the Saskatchewan Sportfish Research Group (update post coming!). While summer has come and gone, I have to say, my fall has been quite exciting! I

  • Sportfish tagging and tracking research

    It’s that time again… field season! There are two major projects that I will be directly involved in as the field program manager in Dr. Chris Somers lab (details below!). Also crucial to this research is Una Goncin, who will be working as a technician on the project this year. Una recently completed her honours