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Apr 21

Chinook Management ToR Review

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 in Action Center, Fishing

Hello First Nations and Stakeholders,


Based on the feedback received, the Department has further clarified the scope of the work in the Terms of Reference for the Review of Fraser Chinook Management Approach and the process to complete the review.   

Please see the attached letter providing an update on the Department’s plans to conduct a review of the management approach for Fraser River Spring 42, Spring 52 and Summer 52 chinook.  Also attached is the Terms of Reference outlining the first phase which will focus on a technical review of the available information and analysis. 

Please let me know if there are any questions or concerns.



Kelly Binning
Fisheries Management – Salmon

Fisheries & Oceans Canada
200 – 401 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3S4
Tel: 604.666.3935 | Fax: 604.666.3341

ToR Letter
Stakeholder Letter

Apr 14

2017 Family Fishing Day June 17th

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Events, Fishing

Our 9th annual Family Fishing Day event will once again be at 10 Mile Lake, Saturday June 17th. Grab the family and come on out and enjoy free food and drinks 10AM – 2PM. Lots of prize giveaways.

Don’t have a fishing rod or tackle? Don’t worry, WE DO !! In fact we will give away free rods and tackle as long as supplies last. If you have any questions give Tony Koett a call at 250-992-9040 or fire off an e-mail to

If you have any donations we will gladly accept them. All donators are recognized at the event and we run an ad in the local paper listing those that have helped out with our event or donated to it.

What is Family Fishing Day?

Mar 7

Release of Draft 2017/18 Northern and Southern BC Salmon IFMPs for Consultation

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Fishing


Licensing Information,

ABORIGINAL – General Information,

COMMERCIAL – General Information,

COMMERCIAL – Salmon: Gill Net,

COMMERCIAL – Salmon: Seine,

COMMERCIAL – Salmon: Troll,


Fishery Notice – Fisheries and Oceans Canada


Subject: FN0186-COMMERCIAL – Salmon: Release of Draft 2017/18 Northern and Southern BC Salmon IFMPs for Consultation


The Department has released the 2017/18 draft Northern and Southern BC Salmon

Integrated Fishery Management Plans (IFMPs) for comment.


Deadline for submission of comments is April 13th, 2017.


To obtain an electronic or hardcopy for review, please contact OpsCentre@dfo-


The draft IFMPs set out the policy framework that guides decision making,

general objectives relating to management of stocks of concern, enhancement and

enforcement, as well as decision guidelines for a range of fisheries.


Section 13 of the IFMPs outline the Species Specific Fishing Plans, which

describe fisheries plans for each of the salmon species and the management

units and major fishery areas for each species.  This section includes the

relevant information on management approach, decision guidelines and specific

management measures, as well as, information related to First Nations,

commercial and recreational fishing plans for each fishery.


During March and April, the Department will be meeting with First Nations and

recreational, commercial and environmental groups to seek further feedback on

the draft IFMPs as part of the IFMP consultation process.


Comments may also be provided in writing via email to your local Area Resource

Manager(s), or to Kelly Binning, Regional Salmon Officer at





Kelly Binning, Regional Salmon Officer (604) 666-3935



Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center – FN0186

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Jan 9

Integrated Fisheries Management Plans

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017 in Action Center, Fishing

Sorry, a little late posting this, just found it in a bunch of other e-mails.

Letter to FN’s and Stakeholders – Southern IFMP

Section 13 – Southern – Draft