August 3, 2016 – Chilliwack Progress

Fishery protest at Island 22 in Chilliwack turned into educational opportunity
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Fraser River Alliance formed
image credit: Chris Gadsden photo
It was supposed to be a protest fishery Monday at the Island 22 Regional Park boat launch by members of the Fraser River SportFishing Alliance.

But when DFO decided at the last minute on Friday to open the recreational chinook fishery for Aug. 1, it changed the entire focus of the day, said Rod Clapton, SportFishing Alliance spokesperson, and president of the BC Federation of Drift Fishers….
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