They won't go there and the Americans know it , DFO is pretty useless. Yes a couple of hundred calls have been put in and recorded. Raincoast and DFO closed our fishing area just for political gain and the American's get to take our fish, brutal.
Pender Island residents have repeatedly called for the past 3 weeks and not a single DFO boat has showed. One person was told yesterday that DFO was sending a plane lol I finally lost it out there and went into the closed zone and informed 6 US and 3 Canadian boats they were fishing in a closed...
US boats continue to fish Pender Bluff area illegaly with no fear of getting caught.There is no one enforcing the rules and Americans are taking salmon at will. I saw one boat with 2 fish on and 5 other boats fishing all US.
Are you guys aware of the other meetings that have been held? Zero was accomplished for sport fishers. I’m not going to let DFO use me for their pr publicity crap. I said 2 years ago stop buying licences, boycott everything .
Lets get a decent network of fishermen happening in the Gulf Islands area's that are open. We can save a ton of time and fuel working together, anyone interested in sharing text numbers etc. let me know.
The pipeline will increase tanker traffic 7 times and they need to remove the small vessels to meet noise requirements. You can have all the hatcheries and strong salmon returns will make no difference. While fishermen continue to pour money in by buying licenses , taking ferries, going to...
They are simply paving the way for the pipeline, by getting rid of the recreational boats they can increase the tanker travel. The other bonus is pressure off fish farms for DFO to deal with. Alberta is going to get their way and we can't stop it , Trudeau bought a pipeline and will get it done .