Friday, July 08, 2011

Fishery Notice Areas 3 & 4

Latest Fishery Notice outlining the 1st seine opening in Area 3 Nass.
Notice of low Skeena sockeye return reflected in the continuing 'assessment' for Area 4. The first opening was scheduled for around July 12th.

COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine
Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0547-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area A - Areas 3 & 6 - Opening
Area 3

Seines open 16 hours from 06:00 hours to 22:00 hours Monday July 11 in a portion of Subarea 3-3 north and east of a line that begins at Elliott Pt on Somerville Island, thence to 54 degrees 39 minutes north latitude and 130 degrees 37 minutes west longitude, thence true north to the International
Boundary, portion of 3-7 south of line from Swaine Pt. to the northern most point on Truro Island due east to Somerville Island. Min bunt mesh 70 mm. V..O.# 2011-NCSAL-09.

Area 4

Skeena sockeye run size past the Tyee Test fishery is tracking low to date. Assessment continues

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