Fishing

Commercial marine fishermen on the North Coast are frustrated by the DFO’s sockeye harvest regulations, despite large volumes of fish, Howard Gray of Prince Rupert said on Aug. 3. (Photo: File photo)

Prince Rupert fisherman frustrated by DFO salmon limits he says, despite millions of fish

A multi-million dollar travesty is happening as we speak - Howard Gray

Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)

Resident anglers fed-up with governments’ ‘short-sighted’ fishery management

Just closing recreational angling is not going to save the salmon or steelhead, fishing guide says

Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)
Fishers for Northern Native Fishing Corporation lost five days on the water due to a delay in licence processing. A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Fishers for Northern Native Fishing Corporation lost five days on the water due to a delay in licence processing. A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Billy Yovanovich won first place at the 14th annual Paul Bentley Memorial Fishing tournament on July 11. (Photo: supplied)

Fishing derby raises $1,000 for Haida Gwaii cultural, stewardship camp

Billy Yovanovich is the first two-time champion of the tournament

Billy Yovanovich won first place at the 14th annual Paul Bentley Memorial Fishing tournament on July 11. (Photo: supplied)
The DFO released the northern Salmon Integrated Fisheries Management Plan on July 8, which includes additional closures for the 2022-2023 year. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

DFO plans more fishery closures under salmon management plan

Environmental trends suggest low salmon productivity for the coming year

The DFO released the northern Salmon Integrated Fisheries Management Plan on July 8, which includes additional closures for the 2022-2023 year. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)

3 million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in B.C. cold storage

Global demand for the B.C. specialty plummeted as the COVID-19 pandemic grew

Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)
B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019
B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019
American pleasure crafts unwelcome in B.C. this year. (BP File Photo, Susan Quinn)

B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers

Ad hoc group scanning boat data to catch boaters violating border rules during COVID-19

American pleasure crafts unwelcome in B.C. this year. (BP File Photo, Susan Quinn)