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Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Marble River chinook babies getting used to their new digs. (Zoe Ducklow)
Marble River chinook babies getting used to their new digs. (Zoe Ducklow)
Spot prawn season is open in B.C., and this year it’s staying local

Spot prawn season is open in B.C., and this year it’s staying local

The usual export plan is off because of COVID-19, so fishermen are hoping to sell fresh, local

Spot prawn season is open in B.C., and this year it’s staying local
Prince Rupert

Discover Prince Rupert, BC

Explore this gateway to wilderness adventures

  • May 8, 2020
Prince Rupert
The moat at the Kootenay Trout Hatchery near Cranbrook, where a group of pesky river otters were fishing for meals in the summer of 2019. (Courtesy of Owen Schoenberger)

Trout ‘doing quite well’ at Kootenay hatchery after otters, who ate 150 fish, relocated

River otters had been pillaging a moat outside the facility for months, gobbling up about 150 trout

The moat at the Kootenay Trout Hatchery near Cranbrook, where a group of pesky river otters were fishing for meals in the summer of 2019. (Courtesy of Owen Schoenberger)
The MPT (Marine Planning Team) that represents commercial fishing said while the government data is extensive, it does not fully take into account changing demographics and history of the fishing industry. (Shannon Lough photo)

Commercial fishing concerns over North Coast marine protected areas

Fishermen of the Northern Shelf Bioregion seek solutions through consultations

The MPT (Marine Planning Team) that represents commercial fishing said while the government data is extensive, it does not fully take into account changing demographics and history of the fishing industry. (Shannon Lough photo)
Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
A tugboat was used to remove a grounded HaiCo fishing lodge from the east shore of Lina Island last year. The lodges will now be grounded permanently. (HaiCo/Westcoast Resorts photo)

Haida Gwaii sportfishing lodges set to shut down

Tourism company wants to enact experiences more in line with Haida values

A tugboat was used to remove a grounded HaiCo fishing lodge from the east shore of Lina Island last year. The lodges will now be grounded permanently. (HaiCo/Westcoast Resorts photo)
STORY & PHOTOS & Video: The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby

STORY & PHOTOS & Video: The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby

The event was in support of North Coast Community Services

STORY & PHOTOS & Video: The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby
Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Winners of The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby

Prizes included $2,000 for largest salmon and halibut

Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
(Black Press stock photo)

Demonstration fishery is being conducted along Nass River

The fishery will open from July 28 to Aug. 3

  • Jul 30, 2019
(Black Press stock photo)
A seiner with herring in its net. (Ian McAllister)

Historic win for B.C. fishermen now bargaining under labour code

Seine boat fishermen are now their own collective bargaining unit

A seiner with herring in its net. (Ian McAllister)
VIDEO: Killer whale steals fisherman’s catch off North Coast

VIDEO: Killer whale steals fisherman’s catch off North Coast

Fishing duel results in eager orca snagging salmon in Prince Rupert

VIDEO: Killer whale steals fisherman’s catch off North Coast
VIDEO: Killer whale has the final catch in Prince Rupert waters

VIDEO: Killer whale has the final catch in Prince Rupert waters

Fishing duel sees salmon stolen by eager orca

VIDEO: Killer whale has the final catch in Prince Rupert waters