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North Coast Fishermen cry foul on salmon allocation

Joy Thorkelson is wondering who will stand up for the commercial fishing industry in light of another dismal season on the North Coast. “The Skeena fishing story is, unfortunately, a sad one again this year. This season the Department of Fisheries predicted the Skeena run size to be 2.64 million sockeye. They allowed the commercial fleet to catch 474,081 sockeye or 18 per cent of the run,” Read the rest here 13:05