Question of the Week | Aug. 16

Question of the Week | Aug. 16

The Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs call the Tyee Test Fishery data unreliable. Do you agree?

  • Aug. 16, 2018 6:30 a.m.

BACKGROUND: Citing unreliable data from the Tyee Test Fishery, the Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs are opposing the opening of recreational salmon fishing in the Skeena Watershed. In a press release Aug. 8 the chiefs said the fishery is ‘closed’ to all recreational salmon harvests.

“[We] view all fisheries data gathered from the Tyee Test Fishery as unreliable during the emerging salmon crisis that threatens all Skeena watershed salmon stocks,” the release stated.

FULL STORY: Gitxsan chiefs ‘close’ territory to recreational fishery

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