Discussion in 'General Open Forum' started by agentaqua, Oct 9, 2017.
Some of the wording from the Vancouver Port Authority's proposed amendment (www.portvancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/09-08-2017-NOTICE-OF-AMENDMENT-_-PORT-INFORMATION-GUIDE.pdf):
“For safety reasons, vessels engaged in fishing, personal watercraft such as jet skis, row boats, canoes and vessels, sailing or proceeding without mechanical power, are not permitted within the boundaries of First Narrows MRA (MRA - 1), Second Narrows MRA (MRA - 2) and all areas of Vancouver Harbour in between. Fishing, sailing and other non - powered recreational activity is permitted only in designated areas outside of the boundaries of MRA - 1, MRA - 2 and Vancouver Harbour, for example west of the MRA - 1 western boundary or east of the MRA - 2 eastern boundary.”
“Fishing or the use of fishing - related equipment (including crab - by - trap) is prohibited within the boundaries of First Narrows MRA (MRA - 1), Second Narrows MRA (MRA - 2) and all areas of Vancouver Harbour in between.”
Port authority amends updates to marine regulations through the First and Second Narrows in response to industry and community feedback.
Kayakers can access Siwash Rock again under revised Vancouver Fraser Port Authority rules
Official press release from Port of Vancouver
Port authority amends updates to marine regulations through the First and Second Narrows in response to industry and community feedback
B.C. crab and prawn fishermen dispute Port of Vancouver no-go zones
Fishermen worried port will force them from waters where they've long fished
By Chad Pawson, CBC News Posted: Oct 22, 2017
they already fish overnight in closed areas unchecked.
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