26th Annual Meeting of the
Atlantic International Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
Pictou, Nova Scotia
A plethora of past (and current) presidents: standing from left to right: Scott Decker (1995), Brandon Kulik (2000), Fred Kircheis (1985), Peter Cronin (1981). Seated, squating left to right: Peter Amiro (1989), Joan Trial (1988), Larry Marshall (1975), Al McNeill (1999), Forrest Bonney (2001). Angelo Incerpi (1978) was present but unavailable for the photo.
Incoming 2000-01 President Forrest Bonney is escorted up the aisle by past presidents Brandon Kulik, Joan Trial, and Fred Kircheis
Don Maclean & Ralph Heighton cook up a mess of sausages and corn for the Sunday night mixer
Brian Smith talks about year-class formation of northern pike.
Ralph Heighton presides over raffle ticket sales – the bear hat lives on
Peter Cronin and Peter Amiro share a reflective moment overlooking the Northumberland Strait
Outgoing President Brandon Kulik accepts his President’s plaque from President-elect Forrest Bonney.
Nova Scotia Minster of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ernest Fage welcomed the members and encouraged all to share our knowledge and work cooperatively
Joan Trials catch – Glass Eel – that took the coveted 2000 Soggy Boot Award
Joan Trial receives the coveted “Soggy Boot” Award from local arrangements chair Al McNeill for her “glass eel” entry in the annual AIC fishing contest.
Gilles Lacroix delivered a fascinating keynote address on advances in fish tagging technology to set the tone for meeting theme “New Advances in Collecting and Analyzing Data.