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IronNoggin

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Thompson River Poachers
« on: December 30, 2017, 03:21:54 PM »

Well, here's one source of the problem...
Even under such dire conditions, it seems that "some" simply do not get it.

The following pictures were posted by a gleeful FN fellow on Facebook), who despite being told the severity of his actions (he did the very same last year) continues to poach away at the steelhead, and rub it in everyone's face that he can. Steward of the land?? Ya Think???









Pictures reportedly taken at mouth of the Nicola and at John's Rock on the Thompson.

Sad beyond belief...  :-X
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2017, 03:29:32 PM »

Sad to see so many try to help and then things like this happen.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2017, 03:46:21 PM »

I just can't fathom how stupid some people are, blatantly breaking the rule and then posting it on Facebook for all to see.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2017, 03:52:48 PM »

These fish should be listed as an endangered species, and the government needs to step in. Enforce no retention of Thompson Steelhead until further notice. And that means everyone, even First Nations people.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2017, 03:54:24 PM »

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2017, 04:18:43 PM »

The population of steelhead in the Thompson are well recognized as one step beyond critical. Every single individual is very significant at this point. A rather long ways from anywhere near "healthy". The FOOL that is targeting on them is doing so out of sheer arrogance, while contributing to the decline.

He should be caught and severely punished.
And you should be ashamed of yourself for supporting his actions!
Unbelievable!  :-[

And btw, your obvious attempt at getting this thread shut down has been recognized.
Don't take the bait and get too heated in your comments folks.
For that is what this one is looking for methinks...

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2017, 04:20:17 PM »

one of forty returned fish? good fisherman
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2017, 04:59:04 PM »

This pisses me right off. What a pig.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2017, 05:02:46 PM »

The white man come with gillnets and whipped out the population then blames natives in a racists post for practicing traditions they have done for thounsdands of years while sustaining a perfectly healthy population.

Come on guys


How on earth can you possibly defend these actions. I honestly can’t tell if your actually the stupidest person in the online fishing community or if your the best troll. Defending a genocide of endangered steelhead and rallying to close hatchery rivers. You are absolutely unbelievable. You self admittedly have no experience steelhead fishing and yet you still feel the need to express your ignorant opinion time and time again.

This has nothing to do with racism. There’s petitions circulating across the internet calling for the banning of all Gill nets during these steelheads migration period. No one on here supports the chum roe commercial fishery. If you really want to split hairs there was only a few white commercial openings yet there was FN nets out on the Fraser for 25 days in October this year. If you were wondering there never was traditional fisheries that included overseas sales of chum roe

There was an optimistic estimated return of 160 fish and this one individual single handedly killed 5-10% of the returning fish. There is no excuse for this scale of poaching. If he is indeed a fn and he needed fish to eat he should have taken advantage of the rod and reel openings in the region for chinook that lasted all summer long. Not to mention December summer runs are not worthy of table fair to anyone not on the brink of starving to death

one of forty returned fish? good fisherman

Nothing skilled about it. These fish congregate in the same wintering holes year after year. Making them extremely vulnerable as they sit and stage within easy casting distance. Having not seen a hook in months it would have been as easy as shooting fish in a barrel for anyone who can cast a spinning rod 30 feet.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2017, 05:05:50 PM »

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2017, 05:06:26 PM »

Also no need to blur out his face or name. He posted these pictures bragging on public sportfishing pages on social media. He can suffer the consequences. His name is Alex Boysis and his dad is Ben Boysis. I did some digging and found a relative of his with a hero shot of a dead colored steelhead as well. Looks like not giving a play runs in the family
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2017, 05:07:06 PM »

IF it has nothing to do with RACE then why did NOG have to put FN in his post. IT was to let everyone know that a First Nations member did it.
Because it’s the same group of Merrit and Nicola band First Nation people doing the same thing every single year
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2017, 05:09:00 PM »

This cupcakes should be on the news.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2017, 05:20:02 PM »

This cupcakes should be on the news.

Yeah because we need to give First Nations more ammo the next time DFO meets with them in negotiations.

I can just see it now “chiefs standing up saying how DFO was trying to start a lunch mob on tv against one of their youth members”

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2017, 05:21:30 PM »

Also no need to blur out his face or name. He posted these pictures bragging on public sportfishing pages on social media. He can suffer the consequences. His name is Alex Boysis and his dad is Ben Boysis. I did some digging and found a relative of his with a hero shot of a dead colored steelhead as well. Looks like not giving a play runs in the family

Do you know what band he is with?  A note to his Chief might help this cause.
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