Skeena river

Toboggan Hatchery Manager Kris Bulloch. With support and guidance from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s Skeena River Salmon Enhancement Program, the Toboggan Creek Salmon & Steelhead Enhancement Society is restoring the hatchery.

Hatchery modernization supports wild salmon stocks in Skeena watershed

Upgrades will enhance ability to raise Coho and Chinook fry at Northwest BC facility

  • Jun 28, 2021

 

Gitxsan Nation extends fishing ban for non-Indigenous permit holders indefinitely . (Photo courtesy, Travis Murphy)

Gitxsan Nation extends ban for non-Indigenous fishing permit holders across their territory

The move comes after the province backed away from ongoing discussions with Gitxsan chiefs and DFO

 

Kleanza Creek Provincial Park is an excellent destination near Terrace, B.C., with hiking, swimming, wildlife viewing and more. (Matthew Ippel/Black Press Media file photo)

Kleanza Creek: This park is golden, really

Once a placer mine operation, the area is great for swimming and hiking, and much, much more

 

SkeenaWild launches Responsible Development initiative project to help bridge discussions

SkeenaWild launches Responsible Development initiative project to help bridge discussions

As industry grows in region, the organization releases detailed reports on environmental impacts

SkeenaWild launches Responsible Development initiative project to help bridge discussions
Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard                                Kitimat comedian Danny Nunes as ‘Dan the Bear.’
Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard                                Kitimat comedian Danny Nunes as ‘Dan the Bear.’
MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).

Denis Garon remembers winding journey along Skeena Highway for 75th anniversary

Labour Day 1944, a ribbon was cut marking the opening of the highway from Prince Rupert to Terrace

MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).
WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction

WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction

How the Skeena went from road of war to road of beauty

WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction
The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced today that they are committing to invest $1 million in the Skeena River Salmon. (Black Press file)

Prince Rupert port announces $1M for Skeena River salmon

Community Investment Fund will support innovative pilot projects that increase salmon stock

  • Jan 8, 2019
The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced today that they are committing to invest $1 million in the Skeena River Salmon. (Black Press file)
Shannon Lough photo
Shannon Lough photo
DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Salmon closures a devastating blow to businesses

DFO director says an announcement on restrictions for salmon in marine areas expected early June

DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Sweeping salmon closures for recreational fishing

Zero retention of chinook on Skeena River and Nass River effective immediately for sport fishers

DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.

Skeena River fishing closure benefits Prince Rupert Tourism

Dark cloud has thin silver lining

  • Jul 6, 2017
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.