Skeena Nations Demand Complete Closure of Recreational Fishery

A group representing eight northwest First Nations is demanding a complete closure of all recreational fisheries, both freshwater, and marine, on the Skeena Watershed for the 2018 season.

The group is also against the DFO’s decision to allow the recreational fishery to harvest Chinook during the and the province’s decision to issue guide permits and individual licenses to allow the recreational steelhead catch and release fishery to remain open.

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