NewsProgress being made on M.P. Jamie Schmale’s quest to save the walleye population SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Monday, Nov. 6th, 2017Jamie Schmale’s lobbying efforts may be paying off.The Haliburton Kawartha Lakes, Brock M.P. has been concerned over declining walleye population in the riding.Schmale launched an online petition earlier this year asking the federal government to take action to give walleye a better chance to survive.Schmale says progress is being made. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/JS-1-1.mp3Schmale is hopeful the pilot project will get started soon. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/JS-2-1.mp3So far, Schmale has over 800 signatures on his petition.Schmale says a declining walleye population has had negative effects on the riding, especially tourism.Click here to learn more about the petition.