Archives - September 2016

18
Sep

Common Property: Fall Chum

SSRAA Fall Chum, 20 September 2016: Fall chum returning this year come almost entirely from releases at Nakat and Neets Bay. In addition, there are three-year-olds from a release at Burnett Inlet, though few fall chum return at 3 years old. The weekly harvest (drift) of fall chum at Tree Point has been similar for …

18
Sep

2016 Chum Troll Fishery

The Last Dog is Dead: Neets Bay Chum Troll, 20 September 2016: There are trollers working the Behm from Clover Pass out to Chin Point, but at this point they are all fishing coho. There are very few fall chum available outside the Neets Bay SHA and the troll fleet that is still present (8 …

11
Sep

Cost Recovery Update 2016

12 September: Cost Recovery Update: We have turned the page to fall chum. Cost recovery and broodstock collection started on the 1st of September. The run was early last year; broodstock and harvest started substantially on the 1st of September. This is not the case this year, 2016. Historically fall chum runs have started after …

6
Sep

2016 Chinook Harvest Update

7 September, 2016 Chinook Return Summary: Chinook survival/return from SE sources was not good in 2016. The adult return to almost every index stream was below the escapement level and enhanced stocks generally did not do well. For whatever reason, and there isn’t a silver bullet involved, the SSRAA returns were close to what we …