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IFM Op-Ed: Fix DFO

IFM Op-Ed: Fix DFO

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

Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

It requires a lot of time to individually punch in a series of GPS “waypoints” into a chart plotter. We thought it would be beneficial to have an easy-to-download file for those who would like to fish the west coast of Vancouver Island, and keep within regulations for retention.

SRKW Action Threatens More Closures

SRKW Action Threatens More Closures

SKRW Recovery Action threatens fishing in the Salish Sea. 3 public SKRW “consultation” meetings with the Department of Fisheries (DFO), announced for April.

DFO Announces Chinook Fishery Shutdown

DFO Announces Chinook Fishery Shutdown

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.