Fisheries & Habitat

Chum Fishery Opening:

Chum licenses, with the following conditions.

Date: Nov 21 – Nov 30, 2022

Gear: Drift nets, Set nets

Hours: Variable (kindly refer to the attachments)

Species: Chum with bycatch retention of Chinook, Sockeye and hatchery marked Coho.

 

November 7th, 2022 Fishing Openings – FULL Documents below;

Chum Fishing Notice:

Please find attached three APM Chum licences starting this Monday and going for two weeks, with details as follows:

  • Set nets
    • Nov 7 to 20
      • 6 am to 6 pm
  • Drift nets (non-tidal)
    • Nov 11 to 13
    • Nov 18 to 20
      • 7 am to 5 pm
  • Drift Nets (Katzie and Kwantlen)
    • Nov 7
      • 14:30 to 18:30
    • Nov 8 to 11
      • 7:00 to 11:00
    • Nov 12 to 13
      • 8:00 to 12:00
    • Nov 14 to 20 to be discussed next week

 In addition, please also find attached the current catch table, which shows Chum catch for the APM at 14,289 out of a total allocation of 47,250.

October 31st, 2022 Fishing Openings – FULL Documents below;

Please find attached three amended licences for the APM area:

  • Extending set nets to Nov 6 (6 am to 6 pm, day light hours only)
  • Adding tidal drift times as requested
    • Monday/Tuesday 10:30 -2:30
    • Wednesday /Thursday Noon-4pm
    • Friday / Saturday 1:30-5:30
    • Sunday / Monday 2:30-6:30 (Monday drift time will be issued on a new licence)
  • Adding non-tidal drift times for Nov 4 to 6, 7 am to 5pm.
    • As I mentioned in my most recent email, if other dates/times are desired we are happy to work with the APM for what is best for their fishers.  

To request more information, please contact:

Mia Stratton

Junior Biologist – Fisheries Advocate & Habitat Lead

Phone: (604)796-8051
Email: mia.stratton@seabirdisland.ca