Coast to Clouds 2020

  Skeena Fishtrap – Piggybacking on the success of the Columbia Fishtrap pilot, a similar project on the Skeena will be built by Lax Kw’alaams Fisheries, the Native Fish Society and the Wild Fish Conservancy (banner picture). Using nonintrusive enclosures to corral fish for selective harvest, catch and release survival on non-target species is effectively […]

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Culture is the most Promising Path to Preservation

Even thirty years ago catch and release was not widely accepted practice. For so many the tradition of angling they grew up with ended in harvest. Tradition is stale, transfixed. Even today, jurisdictions tasked with protecting threatened stocks run up against resistance. The only acceptable options are retention or nothing at all. I’d argue so […]

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