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Salmon farming

Mountain Life Media

Time is ticking … the Province has until June 20 to decide whether to renew the 20 farm tenures in the Broughton Archipelago. Our wild Pacific salmon are a public treasure. They are elemental to who we are as British Columbians, and we will not ... more

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Fishing derbies are heating up all across the province, with June being a busy month for big money and big fundraising. June also sees the BC Family Fishing Weekend on June 15-17, where licenses are not required, so there's no better time to ... more

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Here we go again! The Rapala photo contest is NOW OPEN and just in time for Victoria Day weekend! There is over $2000 in prizing to be won, including some of your favourite Rapala gear, YETI Tundra 50 cooler and YETI Rambler 30oz. tumblers. ... more

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Recreational fishing for all salmon — chinook, sockeye, pink, coho — on the Skeena and Nass rivers is forbidden until further notice, and an announcement on possible closures or restrictions for salmon in the marine areas is coming soon. ... more

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We found another May fishing derby! The Quesnel Lake Annual May Long Weekend Fishing Derby is taking place May 19, 20 & 21, 2018 on Quesnel Lake, Likely, BC more

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PRV infected farmed salmon

CTV News

A new scientific study has shown for the first time that the Piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) virus, known to cause disease in farmed Atlantic salmon, may cause a pathologically different, but related disease in Chinook salmon in British Columbia. ... more

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Tagged trout

Brendan Anderson

It’s hard to beat a day fishing on one of BC’s many large lakes. The settings can be breathtaking: crystal-clear water, majestic mountains, not to mention excellent wildlife-viewing. Sometimes fishing just seems like an excuse to get out on the ... more

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We are celebrating 100 years of fish culture and 90 years as a hatchery in Summerland, with a FREE day of family fun! Join us at the Summerland Trout Hatchery Open House on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 11am-3pm. ... more

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We would like to share an important campaign of information and action regarding open net-pen fish farms – the Wild First campaign. We encourage you to read more about the concerns around open net pen farm impacts to wild salmon. ... more

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Researchers from Carleton University are looking for BC recreational anglers to complete an online survey investigating perceived threats to rainbow trout and steelhead fisheries in this province. ... more

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