Salmon

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’

Don’t get too excited about chinook salmon numbers yet, officials warn

‘I am cautiously optimistic, but again, emphasis on the caution’

Yukon River chinook run stronger, but not enough for open fishing

‘It’s still only about half of the historical average,’ fisheries official says