Feb. 13, 2018 Emergency Assessment concludes that BC’s Interior Steelhead Trout at risk of extinction
VANCOUVER, BC – Following a seldom-used fast-track process, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) concluded today that two populations of sea-going Steelhead Trout breeding in the Thompson and Chilcotin river systems in British Columbia are at imminent risk of extinction….
Aug. 28, 2017 FRSA Announces Demonstration Fishery Sept. 2
CHILLIWACK, BC – The Fraser River Sport Fishing Alliance will be conducting a Demonstration fishery Saturday Sept 2nd which is intended to demonstrate the selectivity of our bar fishery and the virtual zero impact on sockeye stocks. Anglers who wish to participate are asked to be at Island 22 launch site in Chilliwack at 8:30 AM. This will be a bar fishery only and other angling methods will not be permitted…
May 25, 2017 Good fishing includes good manners, say Fraser River Peacemakers
ABBOTSFORD, BC – With the main 2017 fishing season on the Lower Fraser just around the bend, the Fraser River Peacemakers urge all those who head out on the water to avoid conflict with good etiquette and sportsmanship.
Their message: be respectful of other fishers on the river and make accommodations as necessary. Pay attention to your surroundings, and communicate clearly with other people on the river…