2017 Area E Fraser sockeye demonstration pool fishery guidelines

The following information is provided as a guide to the Area E Gill Net demonstration pool fishery for Fraser sockeye in the Fraser River. These pooling arrangements are intended to provide low effort (participation) fisheries for specified harvest amounts of sockeye. These guidelines are intended for general purposes only; where there is a discrepancy between the guidelines and the licence conditions, the 2017/18 Salmon Area E Gill Net Licence Conditions are the final authority.

Management principles and pre-season assumptions:

Management structure:

Opening and closing the fishery:

Catch monitoring and fisheries accountability:

Overages:

Returning to a regular derby fishery: