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IFM Op-Ed: Fix DFO

IFM Op-Ed: Fix DFO

"The DFO? They have dropped the ball, utterly and completely."

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

The Tyee Club has been one of Port Alberni’s top attractions since the Great Depression, enticing locals and tourists alike to experience fishing at its finest. While people could barely scrape a couple of coins together, they still found a way to take part in this annual event that's tradition continues today.

Chinook Options Op-Ed

Chinook Options Op-Ed

The difference in Exploitation Rate (ER) of Fraser Chinook based on DFO Science modelling determined there is only a 0.8% increased ER.

Short Story Contest! Reader Stories

Short Story Contest! Reader Stories

We are looking for the funniest, craziest, scariest fishing stories to feature in the January Issue of Island Fishermen Magazine! And yes, there are prizes! Your story will be featured in the issue and you’ll receive a cool backpack!

Reader’s Story: The Fish That Got Caught Twice

Reader’s Story: The Fish That Got Caught Twice

My name is Josh Knipe and I’ve got a story I’d like to share. The sun was shining, and the water was like glass. We weren’t out too long when we got off to a great start with two nice Chinook already in the box, which we’d caught while trolling over a huge bait ball. That’s when...