Monday, July 19, 2010

Latest Fishery Notice: Skeena sockeye update

COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net,
COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine

Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0539-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net & Seine - Area 4 - Update

Area 4

The Skeena Sockeye Daily Run Size Forecast updated to July 18 is 1,157,155
(707,877 early to 2,326,561 late). Relatively good catches over the weekend at
the Tyee Test Fishery are consistent with the forecast update. A daily
escapement of 37,000 on July 18th is required to maintain this forecast. Based
on historical information, this week is the peak of the average Skeena Sockeye
run timing.

Next announcement for Area 4 will be Thursday, July 22 at 2PM.

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