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Author Topic: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds  (Read 1901 times)

Dave

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Re: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2019, 02:46:56 PM »

It just makes you shake your head :'(

No excuse for this at all.
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wildmanyeah

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Re: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2019, 06:19:33 PM »

It just makes you shake your head :'(

No excuse for this at all.

Lack of support, If something like this happened in the Lower Mainland it would be taken care of the next day. By volunteers or hatchery support ect...

Just shows how neglected that area is.
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quill

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Re: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2019, 05:23:30 PM »

There’s so few left in the Bonaparte they’re probably better off spawning below the fishway rather than having to endure all the handling.
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CohoJake

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Re: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2019, 08:47:20 PM »

There’s so few left in the Bonaparte they’re probably better off spawning below the fishway rather than having to endure all the handling.
I don't know the area - is there sufficient spawning habitat below the fishway?
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quill

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Re: Stuck Thompson steelhead can't access spawning grounds
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2019, 09:57:01 PM »

Yes, it’s a very short section of river, less than 3kms, but we’re only talking about 30 +/- steelhead.

http://a100.gov.bc.ca/appsdata/acat/documents/r353/Morris,A.2002_1064876138280_e69140d4d60d42519b53ad7025890052.pdf
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