August 24, 2017 – The Province

Letters: Fraser River anglers deserve to be allowed to fish
chilliwack sockeye salmon
image credit: Jenelle Schneider / PROVINCE
The closure of the Fraser River to recreational salmon fishing represents a very significant hardship to the many businesses that are dependent on this fishery. It’s estimated that the fishery in years of stock abundance exceeds $100 million in revenues to local communities. Equally important is the loss of family opportunities to enjoy this priceless Canadian heritage…
Rod Clapton, chairman, Fraser River Sportfishing Alliance
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