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N.W.T. forest fires to blame for slow fishing season

It’s been a slow summer for  commercial fishers in the Northwest Territories who have netted less than half of last year’s catch. The lower numbers are partially due to forest fires, according to Jason Grabowski with the Winnipeg-based Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, which buys, processes and markets all freshwater fish caught for commercial sale in Manitoba, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories.  Read more here 19:48