Covid-19 and the West Coast Recreational Salmon Fishery
The B.C. government and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have issued advisories to west coast anglers on how to stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. At the same time, for the second year in a row, most all Chinook salmon recreational fisheries are non-retention only throughout southern B.C.
Hear west coast angler Brian Braidwood discuss with Lawrence Gunther what anglers are doing to stay safe, and how they are seeking to have rules changed to allow for the retention of hatchery Chinook salmon on this episode of Blue Fish Radio:
Click on the link to read the April 7 advisory on recreational fishing issued by the B.C. government and endorsed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/recreation/fishing-hunting/fishing-and-hunting-covid-19-updates