Fishing hopes high for Fraser River salmon run

Wildlife News


Published: July 06, 2009 2:00 PM
Updated: July 06, 2009 2:50 PM



Fishermen of all stripes are gearing up for what's predicted to be a big run of Fraser River salmon this summer.

If the forecasts are accurate as many as 10.6 million sockeye will head upriver – enough to provide ample fishing for commercial, sport and aboriginal sectors.

"It's shaping up to be a good year," said Pacific Salmon Commission chief biologist Mike Lapointe.

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