fishing

Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw chiefs purchase salmon from Skeena River

Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw chiefs purchase salmon from Skeena River

Fishing has been closed for the last three years

Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw chiefs purchase salmon from Skeena River
Zenon Samuel is now in care at the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after a visiting fisherman took the baby onto his boat from Port McNeill. (MMRC photo)

‘Please don’t’: Biologists irked after man plucks baby seal onto boat off Vancouver Island

“I got a call from a lady in Texas saying her husband … has a seal pup on his boat”

Zenon Samuel is now in care at the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after a visiting fisherman took the baby onto his boat from Port McNeill. (MMRC photo)
The popular Quesnel Lake fishing derby has been cancelled. Originally slated for the August long weekend, organizers decided with recent flooding and spikes in COVID-19 cases it was the only option. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune).

Popular Likely Fishing Derby cancelled

Organizers made the decision this week to cancel the August long weekend event

The popular Quesnel Lake fishing derby has been cancelled. Originally slated for the August long weekend, organizers decided with recent flooding and spikes in COVID-19 cases it was the only option. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune).
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.
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
Marble River chinook babies getting used to their new digs. (Zoe Ducklow)

VIDEO: Salmon babies in safe haven on Vancouver Island before hitting open ocean

Marble River Hatchery fish get a one-month all-inclusive stay at the Quatsino Lodge

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
Discover Williams Lake, BC

Discover Williams Lake, BC

Explore this year-round haven for outdoor enthusiasts

  • Apr 30, 2020
Discover Williams Lake, BC
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)
Keaton Paul (right) gets ready to drop a line under the guidance of Kyle Beaubien Monday during the 150 Mile Elementary Family Ice Fishing Derby. (Photo submitted)

Upwards of 200 people take part in first 150 Mile Elementary Family Ice Fishing Derby

“The public support was more than we could have imagined,” she said.

Keaton Paul (right) gets ready to drop a line under the guidance of Kyle Beaubien Monday during the 150 Mile Elementary Family Ice Fishing Derby. (Photo submitted)
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