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DFO Recreational Fishing Notice 2018

CLICK HERE: DFO Rec. Fishing Notice 2018 This notice from DFO provides information on planned conservation measures for Northern and Southern B.C. Chinook Salmon - implemented beginning June 1, 2018.  Key Points (our Skeena region is Area 4): Effective Immediately: recreational salmon fishing in the entire Skeena River Watershed is CLOSED until further notice. There is [...]

By |2020-06-23T13:13:59-07:00June 21st, 2018|Public Access|Comments Off on DFO Recreational Fishing Notice 2018

2018 Community Meeting – Food Fish Planning

2018 Gitksan Planning POWERPOINT In February of 2018, GWA staff held community meetings to provide updates on upcoming Skeena fisheries as well as a review of the 2017 fishing season. This document includes:  2017 Review: forecasts, concerns, Skeena First Nations collective management objectives, Gitksan catch values and effort, all Skeena First Nations catch, escapement information, [...]

By |2020-06-23T13:13:54-07:00June 21st, 2018|Public Access|Comments Off on 2018 Community Meeting – Food Fish Planning

I.F. Management Plan

This document outlines DFO's policies and guidelines to refer to throughout the season. Gitksan community meetings are in place to gather feedback to then pressure DFO to alter this IFMP document to accommodate our demands. Link Draft Salmon IFMP for Northern BC for 2017_2018 final (2)

By |2020-06-23T13:13:42-07:00May 16th, 2017|Public Access|Comments Off on I.F. Management Plan

Pacific Salmon Treaty

Standing agreement between Canada and the United States regarding the cooperative management of Pacific salmon stocks. This document outlines the regulation of the Alaskan interception and has further implications to the annual returns to Canada. Click to view

By |2020-06-23T13:13:35-07:00March 24th, 2017|Public Access|Comments Off on Pacific Salmon Treaty

February 1st Gitksan Fishery Community Meeting

Visual presentation slides from the February 1st Gitksan Fishery Community Meeting. The presentation covered: 1)background information on the preseason forecasts and sockeye trends through the years, as well as contrasting the 2017 situation to the 2013 fishing season, 2) Information on the Pacific Salmon Treaty regarding an increase in alaskan exploitation of sockeye and [...]

By |2020-06-23T13:13:23-07:00March 6th, 2017|Public Access|Comments Off on February 1st Gitksan Fishery Community Meeting