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.
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When an AIS receiver is integrated into your marine electronics system, other vessels equipped with an AIS transmitter are shown on your multifunction display as isosceles triangles. AIS targets are viewable on chart pages and radar screens.
The winner of the derby, and $7,500 in one hundred-dollar bills, was Kael Campbell who landed a 61.1 lb. halibut in Oak Bay.
The 13th annual Elk Lake Take a Kid Fishing Derby was held April 13th, 2013 with 174 adults and 50 junior anglers participating.
SKRW Recovery Action threatens fishing in the Salish Sea. 3 public SKRW “consultation” meetings with the Department of Fisheries (DFO), announced for April.
As of today, April 16, 2019 an announcement was made for non-retention of Chinook. While how this decision will affect the BC economy overall, there has been tremendous concern on how a decision like this would affect local economies and businesses that depend on tourism—namely “recreational” sports fishing.
The recreational fishing industry in serious turmoil as they wonder if they will be operating their businesses or not this summer.
The difference in Exploitation Rate (ER) of Fraser Chinook based on DFO Science modelling determined there is only a 0.8% increased ER.
Our Public Recreational Fishery is under attack. Fisheries Minister Wilkinson will be receiving DFO Management advice most likely in the week of March 11, 2019 with respect to management options for Fraser Chinook (Option A or Option B).
The average recreational fisherman may not realize they have a say in how our fisheries are managed. I’m hoping that you’ve taken interest in the process—an interest in being involved, and not just jumping to conclusions about what was discussed.