Resource: Backgrounder: The 2019 Fishery and Endangered Fraser Chinook

In 2019, the Fisheries Minister committed to protect endangered spring and summer Fraser Chinook by limiting mortality in Canadian fisheries to 5%. After the 2019 season, B.C. conservation groups analyzed the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ fisheries data and concluded the target was exceeded, likely by many times. 

PDF: Backgrounder- The 2019 Fishery on Endangered Fraser Chinook