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DFO Posts 2014 Management Measures in Fishery Notice FN0133

by Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Continued low survival rates and low brood year escapements are considered to be causes of the low numbers of Fraser River spring Chinook expected for 2014.

Management Actions include:

  • From March 1 to June 13 in waters near Victoria  between Cadboro Point to Sheringham Point a two per day, wild or marked, 45 – 67 cm or hatchery marked over 67 cm limit on Chinook.
  • June 14 to July 18 actions are still being determined and will be announced in further Fisheries Notices.

Further notes include:

  • Barbless Hooks for salmon in tidal and non-tidal waters.
  • Release of hatchery marked sockeye.

For complete details see the full Fishery Notice here.

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