Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Is COVID-19 Effecting the Big Bar Landslide Work?

Deconstructing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)'s news release.

Yellow Salmon: Alexandra Morton Asks For Fishermen’s Help

Yellow salmon are appearing along the BC coast and Alexandra Morton taking samples to learn if they are infected with the virus PRV (piscine orthoreovirus).

Op-Ed: Fishing with Rod on DFO Fraser River Management

Rodney Hsu of provides serious opinion and insight on the DFO's management of the Fraser River recreational fishery..

Salmon Fishing Suspended in the Lower Fraser River

All salmon fishing in the Lower Fraser River is suspended further past the previously announced August 23, 2019 date until “further notice”.

IFM Op-Ed: Fix DFO

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

80cm Chinook in Campbell River: Does Size Matter?

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.

DFO: No Retention of Chinook Over 80 cm

Today, the DFO held a press briefing to announce what they billed as "Additional Fisheries Management Measures for Fraser River Chinook stocks, following the...

Interview with Tom Davis: A Call to Arms Document

Tom Davis: Recommendations for Restoring Southern British Columbia’s Public Chinook Fishery

Op-Ed: Is It Time To Catch & Release The Regulations?

July 15 can’t come fast enough. And though not all areas will be open for Chinook retention, a good number will be.
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Public Fishery Alliance Rally at Vancouver DFO Monday, July 6th 2020

July 6th, 2020 from 12:00pm-1:30pm The Public Fishery Alliance has organized an "information rally" at the DFO office located at 401 Burrard St., Vancouver.

Politics Before Science: New Chinook Regulations Announced

"The public Chinook fishery, which is critical to the BC’s marine fisheries, cannot survive on catch-and-release fishing."

British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund Approves Seven New Projects

On June 15, the Federal and Provincial Governments announced approval of seven new wild salmon related projects totaling $3 million. The funding is coming...