Tag Archives: chum

Where to see salmon spawning

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Spawning season provides an opportunity to witness one of the truly great miracles of the natural world. We have compiled a list of some great places to view salmon spawning. Feel free to post in the comments other places to …

Craig Orr comments on impact of chum fishery on Dean River steelhead and depleted chum stocks in the Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail article Steelhead stocks on Dean River ‘hammered’ by chum fishery details the affects of the chum fishery near Bella Coola on steelhead in the Dean River. Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, states, “the chum fishery should …

Keeping tabs on salmon fisheries – the good news stories as well as the disappointments

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As we enter the dog days of summer, wild Pacific salmon are returning to rivers and streams all over BC’s coast to spawn in their natal waters. We’re seeing some good news stories, including increased returns for some depleted sockeye …

UPDATED: Watershed Watch, SkeenaWild, and Raincoast call on Fisheries Minister to address outrageous discards of north coast chum salmon

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Scientists from Watershed Watch Salmon Society, Raincoast Conservation Foundation and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust are calling on Fisheries Minister to address outrageous discards of north coast chum salmon after 1.37 million pounds of chum salmon have been discarded during this year’s …

Watershed Watch and SkeenaWild Urge DFO to Act Quickly to Protect Beleaguered Skeena River Chum Stocks

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In the letter MSC condition being ignored in Area 4 fishery, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust highlight a condition not being met in the MSC certified Skeena River sockeye fishery that is putting beleaguered Skeena River chum …