Fishing On The Red Deer River With Wayne Roberts 
To get to the banks of the Red Deer River, we first had to negotiate our way past a small herd of  longhorn cows on this farmers land.
To get to the banks of the Red Deer River, we first had to negotiate our way past a small herd of longhorn cows on this farmers land.

February 21, 2004 - Coyote tracks criss cross the snow and ice along the banks of the Red Deer River
February 21, 2004 - Coyote tracks criss cross the snow and ice along the banks of the Red Deer River

The first order of business is to build a fire in the snow.  Hotdogs, beans and coffee fill the menu.
The first order of business is to build a fire in the snow. Hotdogs, beans and coffee fill the menu.

Ice along the banks of the Red Deer River
Ice along the banks of the Red Deer River

Wayne Roberts at work in his favourite pool, landing a mountain whitefish.
Wayne Roberts at work in his favourite pool, landing a mountain whitefish.

Wayne landing another mountain whitefish on the Red Deer River
Wayne landing another mountain whitefish on the Red Deer River

Three of the five mountain whitefish Wayne Roberts caught on this fishing trip
Three of the five mountain whitefish Wayne Roberts caught on this fishing trip

A good day's catch for biologist Wayne Roberts
A good day's catch for biologist Wayne Roberts

Wayne guts the whitefish he caught the day before and examines the stomach contents to see what the fish have been eating
Wayne guts the whitefish he caught the day before and examines the stomach contents to see what the fish have been eating

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