Rodney Hsu of FishingwithRod.com provides serious opinion and insight on the DFO's management of the Fraser River recreational fishery..
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All salmon fishing in the Lower Fraser River is suspended further past the previously announced August 23, 2019 date until “further notice”.
"The DFO? They have dropped the ball, utterly and completely."
When DFO reduced the size of a sport-caught Chinook to 80 cm, it made people in the fishing and tourism economies gape like a newly hooked lingcod.
Today, the DFO held a press briefing to announce what they billed as “Additional Fisheries.
Tom Davis: Recommendations for Restoring Southern British Columbia’s Public Chinook Fishery
July 15 can’t come fast enough. And though not all areas will be open for Chinook retention, a good number will be.
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.
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.