After nearly three months of rushed analysis and consultation, on May 30 the DFO released fishery notice #0428. It is likely unprecedented in the history of BC fisheries management in its scope.
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If you are near and dear to the sport fishing industry on Vancouver Island, this article matters.
It is with heavy hearts that we say good-bye to a very special lady, Cathy Falavolito. Cathy has been the Owner/Operator of Westview Marina & Lodge for 27 years, along with her husband John. Not only was Cathy a huge part of the fishing industry in Tahsis, but the heart and soul of it.
You might have started seeing all these ugly fish showing up in your social feed from your fishing friends, right? Well that’s because ling cod opened on May 1 in many fisheries. Ling cod is a fairly easy fish to catch—you just need to know where to look. Delicious too!
It’s a beautiful sunny Friday, and nothing smells of summer more than an announcement from the DFO that sockeye is opening in the Alberni Inlet on May 1, 2018. Where exactly should you go?
Island Fisherman Magazine racks and publishes links to current information here. Please bookmark our Notices category page and be sure to share it with your fellow fishermen.
The bottom line of the notice is that if you catch egg-bearing female prawns, you must release them.
It’s April 1st, 2018 and no joke, it’s time to get your 2018 Tidal Licence and salmon stamp as well as your freshwater licence.
Over 33,000 hunters, fishers and boaters all converged on this year’s BC Sportsmen’s Show at the Tradex in Abbotsford, B.C.