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SPORT & RECREATIONAL Wild Salmon Fishing
Whether you are a Commercial or a Sport Fisher in BC, one thing remains the same - passion for sustainability.
British Columbia has the best wild salmon fishing in the world thanks to healthy and abundant stocks.
Sport and Commercial Fishers have different methods, but the same goals, and in many cases, when it comes to sustainability we often find ourselves working side by side and trading information.
Catch and release is just one small way sport fishers in BC help salmon stocks stay strong. Education is also an important consideration that many BC Salmon fishing groups develop and promote.
Recreational fishing groups in BC have some of the best databases of wild salmon info in the province, and they have a relationship with nature that is extraordinary. To some it is their religion.
One of the most important things a sport salmon Fisher can do to help ensure sustainability is to be able to quickly recognize the five different species of salmon in BC. Knowing what to keep, in what region, and when to release it goes a long way in keeping salmon stocks healthy.
Good sport Fishers can often identify a species even before they see it, just from the pick up and the fight. It is critical to release your fish as soon as possible so it stays healthy enough to spawn.
Here's a video to help you identify different species of wild salmon.
If for some unknown reason you have a short day on the water and you don't want to go home empty handed, here's a list of places where you can BUY WILD BC SALMON! You're going to have to come up with a Tall Tale on your own though.