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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0682-ABORIGINAL - Salmon: Economic Fishing Opportunity - Area 29 - Lower Fraser Area - Opening

Area 29: (Fraser River Mouth to the power lines immediately downstream of the
Port Mann Bridge) opens for Musqueam First Nation members from 12:00 hours,
Friday, August 20, 2010 to 16:00 hours, Friday, August 20, 2010 and for
Tsawwassen First Nation members 14:00 hours, Friday, August 20, 2010 to 16:00
hours, Friday, August 20, 2010 for drift nets and set nets.

Only individuals designated by Musqueam First Nations or Tsawwassen First
Nations are authorized to participate in this fishery.

All aspects of the communal licence will be enforced.

Fisher harvesters are advised to contact their local bands for a copy of the
conditions of their fishing licence.

The Musqueam and Tsawwassen First Nation fishery is targeting sockeye salmon
and an incidental catch of chinook salmon may be kept. All efforts and
attempts shall be made to return all non target species to the water alive.
All viable steelhead, wild coho salmon and sturgeon must not be retained.

It is mandatory that all salmon retained under the authority of this licence
must be transported to the nearest landing station and made available for
inspection. Please contact your local band for the list of landing stations.


For more information call Terri Bonnet, Resource Manager Lower Fraser at (604)
666-8049.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0682
Sent August 19, 2010 at 11:18
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 
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