Salmon

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in issues voluntary closure on fall chum fishing

The closure comes during the worst fall chum run on record

 

Kathleen Lake kokanee salmon spawning numbers increasing again

The population has gone through a ‘boom and bust’ cycle over the past several years

 

Yukon River fall chum run the worst on record

“There isn’t a fishery allocation for either the U.S. or Canada right now”

 

Yukon River Chinook salmon will not meet spawning goals this season

The outlook for fall chum salmon is also bleak, with the run now expected to be less than 200,000

Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee recommends halt on fishing for Chinook

The Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee is recommending the complete cessation of fishing for…

Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee recommends First Nations take ‘additional measures’ to conserve Chinook

Recommendation comes as Chinook run on the Yukon River appears unlikely to meet spawning goals

Yukon River Chinook run not as disastrous as feared, but still small

This year’s Yukon River Chinook salmon run isn’t as disastrous as originally…

Pilot Station salmon sonar to go ahead this season

The Pilot Station sonar, located near the mouth of the Yukon River…

Forecast for 2020 Yukon River Chinook run slightly smaller than last year’s

COVID-19 has created some uncertainty on whether some in-season assessment projects will happen

Below-average salmon season forecasted for transboundary rivers

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has forecasted a largely below-average season for salmon…

‘Our people’s patience is running thin’: VGFN citizens concerned about low salmon count, councillor says

Darius Elias said meetings with Alaskan counterparts have been arranged this year

Fall chum salmon run failed to hit escapement goal on Porcupine River

Only 18,171 fish made it to Fishing Branch, well below the target of 22,000 to 49,000

Whitehorse fish ladder sees delayed start to Chinook run

The fish have been slower to come in this season compared to previous years

Chinook salmon run for 2019 forecasted to be same size or smaller than last year

More than 76,000 Canadian-origin chinook made the journey up the Yukon River last year

Selkirk First Nation releases Chinook salmon plan

The plan includes recommendations and techniques steeped in tradition

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations government closes salmon fishery

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) have issued an emergency closure on…

Salmon restoration project to continue despite fire, says Ta’an Kwäch’än Council

‘This is a well-established and healthy project, dear to the hearts of the Ta’an people’

46,000 salmon fry believed dead after fire at Yukon College facility

The McIntyre Creek Salmon Incubation Facility building housing chinook and chum fry burned March 31

Despite strong Alaska numbers, Yukon First Nations reporting low chinook returns

‘We don’t want to be like the cod fishery in the East Coast’