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2012 Stave River Adult Steelhead Creel Information

Posted on February 3rd 2012, by BC Conservation Foundation

The BC Conservation Foundation along with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources Operations, BC Hydro and Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC has initiated a steelhead study on the Stave River. Hatchery steelhead smolts that have been differentially marked with a right or left maxillary (jaw) and adipose fin clips were held in Hayward Lake for up to three months to increase homing ability. The winter of 2012 will be the second year of returning differentially marked adults.

BCCF is seeking voluntary angler assistance in assessing the return rate of the right/left maxillary and adipose clipped steelhead compared to standard adipose clipped and wild steelhead.

Angler assistance will include:

1) Recording catch type and amount of time spent fishing
2) Visual record (picture) of each steelhead caught to assess presence of clips (if possible)
3) Notifying BCCF staff of success rate

Hatchery marked steelhead information

If anglers would like to be involved or require further information regarding the project please contact:

Kenji Miyazaki,
BC Conservation Foundation
Greater Georgia Basin Steelhead Recovery Plan
www.livingrivers.ca
www.steelheadrecoveryplan.ca

#206 - 17564 56A Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 1G3
Tel: (604) 576-1433
Fax: (604) 576-1482
Kenji_m@bccf.com

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