Boat and 26 chinook seized amid allegations of overfishing off B.C.’s coast by 3 non-residents

Vancouver Island RCMP have seized a nine-metre fishing boat and more than two dozen chinook salmon over what they say are allegations of “significant overfishing.”The RCMP say they received a report Wednesday of possible Fisheries Act violations by those aboard the vessel on the west side of Vancouver Island near Nootka Sound. In a news release, police allege officers with the Fisheries Department found more than two dozen chinook salmon, about 24 kilograms of salmon roe, 18 rock cod fillets and eight ling cod fillets. >click to read<  19:39

One Response to Boat and 26 chinook seized amid allegations of overfishing off B.C.’s coast by 3 non-residents

  1. Rob Boyes says:

    It is baffling that the police and the fisheries department have the manpower and high speed boats to catch and apprehend these two bit offenders , but stand by with their hands in their pockets while Norweigian owned corporations dump virus diseased fish into our oceans killing millions of salmon.

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