Fishing hopes high for Fraser River salmon run
Saturday, July 18 2009 @ 10:48 PM EDT
Contributed by: karenbills
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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