Thursday, July 08, 2010

1st Area 3 Seine Opening announced

Looks like Area 3 will be busy on Monday July 12 as the seines are open at the same time as the gillnetters.

COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine

Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0505-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area 3 - Opening

Area 3

Seines open for 16 hours from 06:00 hours to 22:00 hours Monday July 12 in
Subareas 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, and 3-7. Min bunt mesh 70 mm. V.O.# 2010-NCSAL-009

Note non-possession rules:

The target species in Area 3 is Nass sockeye and pink. There is non-retention
and non-possession of chum, coho, chinook, and steelhead in all of Area 3.

Brailing and sorting your catch prior to placing fish in the hold is mandatory.
Non-retention species must be released to the water with the least possible
harm. Operating revival tanks are mandatory and may be used to revive fish
prior to release.

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