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Fishing experiment a success: DFO – Future of commercial fishing in Howe Sound still up in air

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2There’s a good-news story swimming up Howe Sound, a fisheries official says. Two weeks ago, for the first time in half a century, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) allowed commercial fishing in the waterway. During an exploratory three-day commercial fisheries trial, trawlers hauled an estimated 282,400 pink salmon out of the sound.  [email protected] chief  08:13