The DFO has asked for letters. If you haven’t written one yet, do you know what yours will, or even should say? The SFI has made these following observations and specific recommendations.
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On February 5, the DFO released a letter designed to "communicate the Department’s approach for developing fisheries management actions to address conservation concerns for Fraser River Chinook in 2019."
A big thank you to all 327 people who took our quiz this year! After cleanup, there were 22 people who had scored 100%. Those people were entered into the draw to win from our prize pool. And the winners are....
The usual practice when writing an outlook piece like this in mid-winter is to review all the available stock assessment information and, based on past experience, make some informed projections about where and when fishing might be most productive. While that will still be the basis for this look ahead..
The Sport Fishing Advisory Board (SFAB) South Coast Meeting, Dec. 2018 featured an action-packed agenda covering a significant number of important issues. 2019 Fishery Planning, ,Rockfish Conservation Areas, Glass Sponge Reefs, Halibut and the Five Nations Court Decision.
A security breach involving tampering with outside valves at the Duck Lake Hatchery in Powell River has cost the lives of approximately 700,000 juvenile chum salmon. Local residents have responded with outrage and support, and Ed Oldfield, president of the Powell River Salmon Society, says not to think of this a doom-and-gloom situation but as a true testament as to how one community is working together toward a common goal.
The area defined as new critical habitat comprises 5,025 square kilometers of Swiftsure and La Pérouse Banks off the west coast of BC. This is an offshore area stretching from Port Renfrew all the way up to Long Beach halfway between Ucluelet and Tofino. It extends out as far as 60 kilometers in the La Pérouse section.
In recent days we have been seeing calls in the media to engage in an.
Congratulations to Tak Shoji for his entry titled “Race for Survival” – the winner of the 2019-20 Salmon Conservation Stamp competition. This image will adorn next year’s stamp required to retain salmon caught in West Coast tidal waters.
The highly anticipated rebuild of the Big Rock Boat Ramp in Campbell River is finally open after an approx. $2.1 Million upgrade.