Fraser sockeye harvest

Published on August 18th, 2010 by Rodney



Since over a century ago, commercial fishermen in Steveston BC have been harvesting sockeye salmon when they return to the Fraser River. In recent years, the stocks have experienced low returns, resulting in no harvest during some seasons. This year, the return has been abundant and openings have been provided for commercial fishermen. Today we watched these commercial fishermen netting in front of Garry Point Park for several hours.

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