Harper Government & Canada’s Fisheries

Minister of Fisheries Canada

Harper Government Commits to Responsible Protection and Conservation of Canada’s Fisheries OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced that the Harper government will introduce changes to protect the productivity of recreational, commercial and Aboriginal fisheries. This means focusing protection rules on real … Read more

Lethal Salmon Virus Detected in 4 Species

Pacific Salmon by Les Bazso

November 3rd 2011… AN ARTICLE IN THE VANCOUVER SUN reported further findings of the lethal ISA virus in more species of Pacific wild salmon. To read the full article, click here. This article reinforces the need that all who care about the perpetuity of BC’s iconic wild salmon do need to unite and kick some … Read more

Removal of Atlantic Salmon Feedlots from BC

Here’s the link to the WGFCI press release that calls for the removal of Atlantic salmon feedlots from British Columbia’s marine environment. http://67.225.241.254/FEEDLOTPRESSRELEASE11022011.pdf Please feel free to share this with your media contacts and others. Thank you, Sincerely, JAMES E. WILCOX Publisher / Co-editor: LEGACY Wild Game Fish Conservation International Web: http://WGFCI.blogspot.com

New Skeena Steelhead Regulations April 1, 2012

Hello Everyone, As individuals who participated in the Skeena Quality Waters Strategy process, I would like to inform you that on October 12, 2011 Government approved the endorsed recommendations for Angling Management Plans.  These regulation changes will be effective on April 1, 2012.  To learn more, please visit http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/skeena/qws/. At this site, you will find … Read more

SSBC Fundraiser

May 28th 2012 THE LOONS ARE COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING OTHER ORGANIZATIONS who share common vision, goals and purpose. This post now forms part of our archives and will serve as notice that we support The Steelhead Society of British Columbia in their efforts to ensure there are WILD steelhead in BC waters for generations to … Read more