Exporting Catch-and-Release

June 29, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Todd Wilkinson visits a lodge in Canada’s “boreal north” and discovers that catch-and-release ethics have penetrated even those areas once considered limitless sources of fish.
“As owner of Oliver Lake Lodge, a wilderness retreat in the granitic shield country of northern Saskatchewan, Dubé credited the health of the pike, walleye and lake trout fisheries, in part, with actions championed in the trout streams of the Greater Yellowstone region. ‘Have you guys ever heard of Bud Lilly and Jack Dennis?‘ Dubé asked.” In National Parks Traveler.