Thursday, August 12, 2010

Latest commercial fishery update

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

Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0643-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net, Seine, & Troll - Areas 1 to 6 - Update

Areas 1 & 2
Pink assessment continues, particularly in Masset Inlet, for the possibility of
a seine opportunity. Next announcement Friday, August 13.

Areas 3, 4, & 5 (Skeena/Nass)
Assessment of coastal pink streams continues, with no commercial surplus

Area 6
Pink salmon assessment continues, no commercial surplus.

Chum egg take is currently underway for the Kitimat hatchery. No surplus

Assessment of coho abundance is underway to determine any opportunity for an
Area 6 coho troll opportunity. No opening at this time.

Next update Thursday Aug 19th.

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