Fishing

Naturalist hopes loon's deadly fight with fishing gear will draw attention to the harms of litter |  Radio-Canada News

Naturalist hopes loon’s deadly fight with fishing gear will draw attention to the harms of litter | Radio-Canada News

David McIntrye says he still thinks of the cries of a loon echoing over Lee Lake, just west of Pincher Creek – about 200 kilometers south of Calgary – earlier this month. He says he spotted the loon swimming in a small stretch of open water, the frozen lake encroaching around him. At first he …

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Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida wildlife officials are weighing new rules for anglers at Skyway Fishing Pier State Park after thousands of birds became entangled in fishing gear over the past two years. Since January 2021, at least 3,300 seabirds have had to be rescued from the pier after being snagged or wrapped in fishing gear …

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