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Predictions for this summer’s sockeye salmon returns in BC seem to be improving. Click here to read the entire article.

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more fishing stories! This past fall, BC Lower Mainland residents and environmental stewards such as Streamkeepers reported strong returns of chum salmon in many urban streams, in some cases for the first time in decades. Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Salmonid Enhancement Program has been working for more than 30 years with community volunteers and Streamkeepers to re-establish self-sustaining salmon runs in many of these urban streams, where salmon stocks have been affected by pollution and urban development. In Vancouver, observers reported about a dozen chum salmon spawning in Still Creek, where salmon have not … Read more »

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It’s a fact — 4:00 a.m. in the Haida Gwaii is easier than 8:00 a.m. back home will ever be. Bleary-eyed from our wake up call, I breathe deep pure salt air and let the morning chill and the coffee’s kick rouse my senses from slumber. Sunlight hides below the eastern horizon. Above is only the bone-coloured dawn — a tone that carries downward and to the wrinkled-rippled north Pacific. Evergreens loom overhead as coal-dark silhouettes atop the weather-beaten cliffs of Langara Island. It’s pure irony that a setting this serene will bring about so much heart-pumping action. My eager … Read more »

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