Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Latest Fishery Notice

Latest Fishery Notice from DFO for gillnetters. Area 4 Skeena still closed. Sockeye approx 140K short of requirements.

COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net
Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Subject: FN0586-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gillnet - Area C - Update

Areas 3,6,7,8
Assessments continue. Next update Thursday August 6th.

Area 4
Sockeye escapement through August 3 = 741,603. To reach the production escapement target of 900,000 and to achieve 150,000 for FSC purposes, we would have wanted about 882,000 in the river by now. Projected total return is now estimated to be just less than 1 million. Next update Thursday.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0586
Sent August 5, 2009 at 08:46
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