Fishing

Commercial marine fishermen on the North Coast are frustrated by the DFO’s sockeye harvest regulations, despite large volumes of fish, Howard Gray of Prince Rupert said on Aug. 3. (Photo: File photo)
Commercial marine fishermen on the North Coast are frustrated by the DFO’s sockeye harvest regulations, despite large volumes of fish, Howard Gray of Prince Rupert said on Aug. 3. (Photo: File photo)
Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)

Resident anglers fed-up with governments’ ‘short-sighted’ fishery management

Just closing recreational angling is not going to save the salmon or steelhead, fishing guide says

Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)
Fishers for Northern Native Fishing Corporation lost five days on the water due to a delay in licence processing. A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Fishers for Northern Native Fishing Corporation lost five days on the water due to a delay in licence processing. A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Billy Yovanovich won first place at the 14th annual Paul Bentley Memorial Fishing tournament on July 11. (Photo: supplied)
Billy Yovanovich won first place at the 14th annual Paul Bentley Memorial Fishing tournament on July 11. (Photo: supplied)
The DFO released the northern Salmon Integrated Fisheries Management Plan on July 8, which includes additional closures for the 2022-2023 year. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

DFO plans more fishery closures under salmon management plan

Environmental trends suggest low salmon productivity for the coming year

The DFO released the northern Salmon Integrated Fisheries Management Plan on July 8, which includes additional closures for the 2022-2023 year. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)

3 million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in B.C. cold storage

Global demand for the B.C. specialty plummeted as the COVID-19 pandemic grew

Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)
B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019
B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019
The Prince Rupert Port Authority requested a temporary land use permit in a residential zone in the southern part of the city for overflow container storage. Council denied the request, asking instead for a full rezoning application with a detailed site plan.

City of Prince Rupert rejects port’s request for temporary land use

Council, residents concerned largely about noise generated from overflow container storage

The Prince Rupert Port Authority requested a temporary land use permit in a residential zone in the southern part of the city for overflow container storage. Council denied the request, asking instead for a full rezoning application with a detailed site plan.
Look, I caught a fish “this” big, said Kaden Dearaujo, showing his awesome salmon at The Northern View 2nd Annual Tyee Fishing Derby on Sept. 5. (Photo: Bo Millar/The Northern View)

Hidden weight and door prize winner at Second Annual The Northern View Tyee Fishing Derby announced

Winners will be contacted or can call NCCS for pick-up information

  • Sep 5, 2020
Look, I caught a fish “this” big, said Kaden Dearaujo, showing his awesome salmon at The Northern View 2nd Annual Tyee Fishing Derby on Sept. 5. (Photo: Bo Millar/The Northern View)
Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)

VIDEO: Learn more about the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs on September 5

Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)
Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Tickets now available for the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

Four great locations in Prince Rupert and Port Edward to buy your tickets

Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)
Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day at the 2019 Tyee Fishing Derby. (File photo)

The Northern View presents the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 is up for grabs in cash and prizes

Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day at the 2019 Tyee Fishing Derby. (File photo)
American pleasure crafts unwelcome in B.C. this year. (BP File Photo, Susan Quinn)

B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers

Ad hoc group scanning boat data to catch boaters violating border rules during COVID-19

American pleasure crafts unwelcome in B.C. this year. (BP File Photo, Susan Quinn)
The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday

The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday

More than $7,000 up for grabs for biggest legal salmon and halibut

  • Aug 7, 2019
The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday