.pdf copies and pre-prints of my publications can be found below and at my ResearchGate


Steel, JR, WI Atlas, NC Ban, KL Wilson, J Wilson, WG Housty, & JW Moore. In Press. Mixed-Stock fishing methods and low salmon returns intensify barriers and costs to access for Indigenous Fishers. FACETS.

Wilson, SM, T Buehrens, J Fisher, KL Wilson, & JW Moore. 2021. Phenological mismatch, carryover effects, and marine survival in a wild steelhead trout Oncorhynchus mykiss population. Progress in Oceanography, 193, 102533. pdf copy

Price, MHH, JW Moore, BM Connors, KL Wilson, & JD Reynolds. 2021. Portfolio simplification arising from a century of change in salmon population diversity and artificial production. Journal of Applied Ecology. copy


Thompson, M, S Alderman, KL Wilson, S Dalgarno, J Thorley, S Gavin, and A Dersch. 2020. Trans Mountain Expansion project and oil spills: power analysis on Pacific salmon data. Prepared for: Adams Lake Indian Band. 89 pp. – pdf copy

Wilson, KL, A Foos, OE Barker, A Farineau, J De Gisi, and JR Post. 2020. Social–ecological feedbacks drive spatial exploitation in a northern freshwater fishery: a halo of depletion. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57, 206-218. copy
Selected as Editor’s Choice in February 2020 issue of J. Applied Ecology
Featured on CBC Yukon with Christine Genier


Wilson, KL, J De Gisi, CL Cahill, OE Barker, & JR Post. 2019. Life-history variation along environmental and harvest clines of a northern freshwater fish: plasticity and adaptation. Journal of Animal Ecology, 88, 717-733. copy

Hashiguti DT, BE Soares, KL Wilson, RDO Raiol, & LFA Montag. 2019. Comparing three methods to estimate the average size at first maturity: a case study on a Curimatid exhibiting polyphasic growth. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 28, 266-273. – pdf copy

Carruthers, TR, K Dabrowska, W Haider, E Parkinson, D Varkey, HGM Ward, MK McAllister, T Godin, B Van Poorten, P Askey, KL Wilson, L Hunt, A Clarke, E Newton, CJ Walters, & JR Post. 2019. Landscape scale social and ecological outcomes of dynamic angler and fish behaviours: processes, data, and patterns. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 76, 970-988. – pdf copy

Brownscombe, JW, K Hyder, W Potts, KL Wilson, KL Pope, AJ Danylchuck, SJ Cooke, A Clarke, R Arlinghaus, & JR Post. 2019. The future of recreational fisheries: advances in science, monitoring, management, and practice. Fisheries Research, 211, 247-255. – pdf copy


Cahill, CL, S Mogensen, KL Wilson, A Cantin, A Paul, RN Sinnatamby, P Christensen, J Reilly, L Winkel, A Farineau, & JR Post. 2018. Multiple challenges confront a high-effort inland recreational fishery in decline. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75, 1357–1368. – pdf copy

Wilson, KL, A Honsey, B Moe, and P Venturelli. 2018. Growing the biphasic framework: techniques and recommendations for fitting emerging growth models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 822–833. – pdf copy

Matthias, BG, RNM Ahrens, MS Allen, T Tuten, ZA Siders, & KL Wilson. 2018. Decoupling the effects of density and environmental variability on fish growth. Fisheries Research, 198, 209–219. – pdf copy


Boucek, R, C Barrientos,M Bush,D Gandy, KL Wilson, & J Young. 2017. Trophic state indicators are a better predictor of Florida Bass condition compared to temperature in Florida’s freshwater bodies. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 10, 1181–1192. – pdf copy

de Kerckhove, DT, J Freedman, KL Wilson, MV Hoyer, C Chu, & CK Minns. 2017. Choosing spatial units for landscape-based management of the fisheries protection program. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat. 2017/040. v + 44. – Link – pdf copy


Mee, JA, JR Post, HGM Ward, KL Wilson, E Newton, & A Cantin. 2016. Fishing quality and angling effort relationships in an experimentally stocked, spatially structured fishery. Ecological Applications, 26, 1693–1707. – pdf copy

Ward, HGM, MS Allen, EV Camp, NW Cole, LM Hunt, B Matthias, JR Post, KL Wilson, & R Arlinghaus. 2016. Understanding and managing social–ecological feedbacks in spatially structured recreational fisheries: the overlooked behavioral dimension. Fisheries, 41, 524–535. – pdf copy

Wilson, KL, A Cantin, HGM Ward, ER Newton, JA Mee, DA Varkey, EA Parkinson, & JR Post. 2016. Supply–demand equilibria and the size–number trade-off in spatially structured recreational fisheries. Ecological Applications, 26, 1086–1097. –  pdf copy


Wilson, KL, BG Matthias, AB Barbour, RNM Ahrens, T Tuten, & MS Allen. 2015. Combining samples from multiple gears helps to avoid fishy growth curves. 2015.  Combining samples from multiple gears helps to avoid fishy growth curves. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 35, 1121–1131. – pdf copy

Wilson, KL, MS Allen, RNM Ahrens, & MD Netherland. 2015. Nonlinear and density-dependent fish habitat selection across physiochemical gradients in an invasive macrophyte habitat. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 98, 1525–1539. – pdf copy

Carlson, AK, KM Dunmall, RE Boucek, NW Cole, JA Kerns, RM Krogman, MC Lloyd, VM Nguyen, TR Wendt, SL White, & KL Wilson. 2015. How to navigate fisheries education and employment. Fisheries, 40, 196–197. – pdf copy


Wilson, KL, & AB Barbour. 2014. The death of immortality. Nature, 512, 226. Fiction – pdf copy

Wilson, KL, MS Allen, RNM Ahrens, & MD Netherland. 2014. Use of underwater video to assess freshwater fish populations in dense submersed aquatic vegetation. Marine and Freshwater Research, 66, 10-22.  – pdf copy
Featured in the Orlando Sentinel

Rogers, MW, AB Barbour, & KL Wilson. 2014. Trade-offs in experimental designs for estimating post-release mortality in containment studies. Fisheries Research, 151, 130–135. – pdf copy