Get the Latest News of What's Happening in the Salmon Sport Fishery in BC
February 16th, 2022
This week The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) initiative and the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) announce the launch of two Canadian vessels — the Sir John Franklin and the Raw Spirit — as part of the 2022 IYS Pan-Pacific Winter High Seas Expedition. The researchers are studying topics ranging from environmental DNA to salmon migration patterns to salmon diets. The Pacific Salmon Foundation is proud to have people — Drs. Brian Riddell, Christoph Deeg, and Svetlana Esenkulova — providing valuable research for salmon from this expedition.
Percy Walkus Hatchery Egg Take 2021
November 8, 2021
We are very pleased and proud to report that 2021 Wannock River Percy Walkus Hatchery egg take is complete. The crew only made one set today and caught 10 beautiful Chinook salmon in that set 5 boys and 5 girls 3 of the boys and one of the girls were our very own hatchery returns. Our program is working. In Early June, 2022 300,000 plus, these Chinook babies will be set free.