Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Mildmay Sacred Heart Junior & Senior School Salmon Release & Hatchery...

Another successful School Salmon Release, Trout Hatchery Tour & Fish Kincardine Derby Student Weigh In Helpers.

Mildmay Sacred Heart Junior & Senior School Salmon Release & Hatchery...

Another successful day Releasing Salmon, Trout Hatchery Tour, Lighthouse Tour & helping with the Weighing of Salmon & Trout at the Fish Kincardine Derby & seeing a few fisherman cleaning their catch.

Mildmay Sacred Heart Junior & Senior School Salmon Release & Trout Hatchery & Lighthouse Tour

After the Mildmay Sacred Heart Junior & Senior release the 150 Salmon Smolts they raised for the Lake Huron Fishing Club the Students gathered at the Kincardine Boat Launch to have a Photo taken.

Rainbow Trout Eggs gathered Apr 25 & 26

Al working his magic with the Students like always.

After the Hatchery & Lighthouse Tour we headed to the Fish Kincardine Derby Weigh Station & this is what the Students were allowed to help weigh. 

Grade 5 with the Derby Leading Trout & Salmon.

            Grade 2/3 with the Leading Trout 16.4 lbs.

Thanx to the Weigh Station Volunteers & the Fisherman that allowed the Students to handle their catch & watch them clean them & showed them the stomach contents.
Hope you enjoyed Richard

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Hillcrest JK/SK Hatchery Tour

Yesterday started out going to Hillcrest School to pick up the Salmon then off to Ripley to drop off a Cooler for them to load their Salmon up for today's Release, I arrived at the Kincardine Trout Hatchery before the bus & Al W & Steve were there waiting to help with the Release & Hatchery Tour, the Lighthouse Tour was booked for 10:30 so after the Salmon Release the students went over for the Light house Tour 1st than back to the Hatchery for a tour to see the Rainbow Trout Eggs that were 3 days old, Brown Trout are 5 Months Old & our Rainbows that were collected last year so they are about 12.5 months old & are ready to be released on Saturday & Sunday.

Al set up a 65 gallon tank to make it easier for the Students to see the Rainbows.
 3 day old Rainbow Eggs

 Brown Trout Tanks about 10,000 in each tank.

 Rainbow Trout the Students loved this part.

 Showing the JK/SK our fish Transport Tanks.

4 of Tawnya's Picture's added

Artwork from the Class

After this I was off to Wiarton to put on a Fishing Presentation, talk fishing & show some different equipment used, then loaded up their Salmon & drove back to Kincardine to release the Salmon & Drop off the Samples for the next School Tour.