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Water Wise: Where have all the coho gone?

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Check out the new Water Wise column by Tanis Gower from Watershed Watch: (Special to The Comox Valley Record) I was born in Comox in the early ’70s, and my dad had a small boat that he used to catch our …

DFO’s proposed Siting Guidelines for Marine Finfish

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DFO’s Proposed Siting Guidelines Letter to DFO re Draft Siting Guidelines (Sept 15, 2015)  

Notice: Fraser River fisheries closed

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The Pacific Salmon Commission has again downgraded the Fraser River sockeye salmon run size estimate. It is now well below half the preseason forecast and fisheries are closed. See the announcement from DFO here.

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EMAIL MINISTER LEBLANC!

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The new Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc, made his first trip to the west coast recently. It would be great if he heard first hand how important wild salmon are to you and yours. You can help by letting Minister LeBlanc know that …

Summary of 2016 salmon returns & major fisheries so far this year

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Summary of salmon returns and major fisheries so far—BC and Alaska By Watershed Watch’s Fisheries Advisor, Greg Taylor (July 22, 2016) (PDF)   BRITISH COLUMBIA Nass River The Nass River sockeye return is well below expectations. There were 9 Gillnet …