141: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna with William Roche

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2p5C6ID8D5wl4APZhSul0b?si=6f9f7b8cbd174346 Join me for the conversation with Dr William Roche, a senior research officer at Inland Fisheries Ireland, about angler-driven fish tagging programmes. We put a particular focus on the Tuna CHART programme but we also talk about the Marine Sportfish Tagging Programme which is aimed at elasmobranch species of fish like sharks, skates and … Continue reading 141: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna with William Roche

The Demise and Recovery of The Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin tuna is one of the iconic species of big game fish. It is a large-bodied fast swimming fish that feeds on small fish and invertebrates. It can grow up to 1500lb (800kg) although some official bodies like the Smithsonian or the U. S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimate that the fish can reach a … Continue reading The Demise and Recovery of The Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

137: Salmonid Studies with Richard Kennedy

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ikt1WzSJ6wlej7I7vRI9g?si=d403613d01874ce6 Salmonids are fascinating fish and that’s not only because of their life history strategy. They also have huge importance for the health of ecosystems. And, albeit to their detriment, they are also important for the economy. Of course, I cannot omit the fact that they are prized by anglers as sport fish. Even though … Continue reading 137: Salmonid Studies with Richard Kennedy

132: Freshwater Lakes with Frances Lucy and Joerg Arnscheidt

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2dRKxn9Bj1jbziatAxO3Ax?si=f580687e0c0b4b2a This is the third episode in our series dedicated to the CANN project. Our guests are Professor Frances Lucy who is Head of Department of Environmental Science and a long-term researcher at the Atlantic Technological University in Sligo and Dr Joerg Arnscheidt from the School of Geography & Environmental Sciences at Ulster University. https://youtu.be/2K02xcUdc30Continue reading 132: Freshwater Lakes with Frances Lucy and Joerg Arnscheidt

Episode 118: The Tick Terminator with Brian Anderson

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0UMHfuVNeszztHvF4RlWzJ?si=c82d6b1a39a8481b Tick bite season is about to start both in Europe and in the US. Since we haven’t spoken about this important subject for quite a while (we discussed ticks and Lyme disease back in 2019 in episode 55), I thought it was high time to talk about ticks and tick bite prevention once again. … Continue reading Episode 118: The Tick Terminator with Brian Anderson

Episode 117: Commercial Fishing in Alaska with Sena and Rich Wheeler

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Eapv6gU7ikl9Jkdnoa5h0?si=62dkmgkXQWmxSCDbIIvwyg This week we continue with our Alaskan theme by taking a closer look at commercial fishing practices, fisheries management and the life of fishermen in Alaska. So, today I talk with Sena and Rich Wheeler, a third-generation fishing family. Sena and Rich run a family business, Sena Sea, whose goal is to consistently deliver … Continue reading Episode 117: Commercial Fishing in Alaska with Sena and Rich Wheeler

Episode 116: Subsistence Living in Alaska with Zephyr Sincerny

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2wN42a2e6FGiruFwklm5YB?si=616284d4f551488b Alaska is considered by many to be the last frontier. One of the few remaining places where true pristine wilderness still exists. Without a doubt, this largest state in the United States is a fantastic place for outdoorsmen or anyone who wants to live close to nature and away from the crowds. This is … Continue reading Episode 116: Subsistence Living in Alaska with Zephyr Sincerny

Episode 100: Deer, Sheep and Fires with Ashley Glover

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2mmIBjmiFOaA673AbsmhxH?si=0PvwW_IKT-ev2tYbYpedgQ&dl_branch=1 There are no two ways about it. It’s a milestone episode. Episode 100. To mark the occasion we get together with environmentalist, hunter and axe thrower, Ashley Glover to discuss some of the most interesting subjects from the past three years. And while the title says “Deer, Sheep and Fires,” in reality it should … Continue reading Episode 100: Deer, Sheep and Fires with Ashley Glover

Episode 96: Blue Sharks with Simon Thomas

https://open.spotify.com/episode/69UycnG0BNXoXUQKjzcmKf?si=jK3My6OyS12D-cvlICacjw&dl_branch=1 My podcast listeners have heard, more than once, that there was a time when I was absolutely crazy about shark fishing. Among the many species of sharks present in my local waters, blue sharks (prionace glauca) have a special place in the hearts of sea anglers. These sharks are still relatively abundant and provide … Continue reading Episode 96: Blue Sharks with Simon Thomas

Scouting for a New Fishing Mark

https://youtu.be/S-JF8Mx1qD0 In this vlog I venture further away from my usual spots in an effort to identify some new and interesting fishing marks. What I’m going to be looking for are marks with access to deeper water. So, come along with me and let’s see what we can find!