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A Death Sentence for Fraser River Steelhead

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This is how extinction happens. According to the provincial government’s latest numbers on Interior Fraser steelhead, last winter’s return was the second lowest on record, and the province has re-affirmed that these fish are of “extreme conservation concern.”  Two days …

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 …