In a perfect world Dr. Suzuki’s “The easy way can lead to disaster” article, which focuses on everything that is wrong with hatcheries, would make sense because the obvious question would then be: Why do we need them?
The Public Fishery Alliance continues to take a stand against the Liberal Government and their unwarranted devastation of the BC Public Salmon Fishery. For the past two years, their actions have had devastating consequences for our Public fishery. Many hard-working Canadians in the public fishing sector are now without jobs and the infrastructure that supports … Read More»
This is a call to action! On Monday, July 6th from 12:00pm-1:30pm join us in a peaceful information rally at the downtown DFO office located at 401 Burrard Street in Vancouver. We are rallying together because… 1. Closing the public chinook fishery is not a recovery plan!If the Government of Canada and DFO were truly … Read More»
Dear Minister Jordan, I am writing to express my extreme disappointment and lack of trust in the consultation process that you conducted with the public and the Sport Fish Advisory Board on your recent decision regarding Fraser River Chinook Management Measures. At no time during the consultation process was the extreme closures that were put … Read More»
As you may or not be aware, DFO was going to review some of the region 2 salmon regulations. The Chehalis River has always opened June 1 is currently closed to salmon fishing with no indication of an announcement that it will be opening. The Vedder/Chilliwack river has always opened July 1st. At this time … Read More»
While the Federal Fisheries Minister was misleading Canadians in 2019 by stating that chinook salmon are on the brink of extinction, public fishers experienced some of the best chinook salmon fishing in over a decade in Southern BC marine waters. From January to December, many areas on the coast, especially Georgia Strait, gave anglers and … Read More»
While we are aware there is not just one ‘smoking gun’ that is responsible for the dwindling early Fraser River run of chinook salmon and steelhead stocks in BC there is one particular crisis that needs immediate action. There are several steps needed to be done to rebuild the stocks of concern over the long … Read More»