On Aug. 15, the Forest Ministry informed operators in the Skeena watershed that while steelhead returns are low, the season will go ahead. The province didn’t rule out an abrupt mid-season closure, but current projections suggest that’s unlikely.
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The incredible indifference on the part of Fisheries and Oceans Canada when it comes to wild steelhead is a disgrace. We’ve seen this scenario with Interior Fraser steelhead and watersheds in the lower 48.