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Halibut Opening March 1st 2011

| February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Link to Minister Shea’s Halibut Statement Quoted from DFO wesite: “OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today issued the following statement:Our Government understands the value and significance of the Pacific halibut fishery to British Columbians. The current sharing formula, which allocates 88% of the harvest to commercial fishermen and […]

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Halibut allocation debate.

Halibut allocation debate.

| January 20, 2011 | 4 Comments

I just got back from the meeting put on by the British Columbia Wildlife Federation about the Halibut allocations in BC, held in Campbell River, my home town.  This is how I understand what is happening here on the BC coast in regards to the Halibut: An international agency determines Canada’s Total Allowable Catch of Halibut (TAC) for 2011.  […]

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Recreational fishermen are meeting in Campbell River for Halibut dispute tonight.

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tonight at the old sewage station, 621 N. Island Hwy or renamed the Marine Heritage center 100′s of concerned anglers are meeting to dispute the Halibut allocation between recreational fishermen and commercial fisherman. There should be a Member of Parlaiment there as well as the DFO.  This is a major concern for us recreational fisherman as […]

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