News M.P. Jamie Schmale’s petition to save the walleye gathering steam SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Thursday, Jun. 22nd, 2017 A local politician’s petition to save the walleye in Haliburton County’s lakes is gaining momentum. Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock M.P. Jamie Schmale’s online petition has well over 500 signatures since launching in mid-May. Schmale says he wants to try a pilot project with walleye spawning beds in the Trent-Severn Waterway. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Schmale-1.mp3 Schmale says he will present the petition to the Natural Resources and Fisheries Ministry once there are more signatures. Click here if you want to sign the petition.