Coho Opening Sept 17th 2015

Coho Opening Sept 17th, 2015   10AM-6PM

Species: Target Coho, (bycatch Chinook and sockeye)

Allowable Sales:  Coho, Sockeye and Chinook under 77cm (Chinook Over 77cm should be released if alive or taken as FSC fish.  Chinook over 77cm  kept as FSC fish must be reported on landing slips)

Gear:  Gill Net (Max mesh size 6 inches)

Area: A portion of 23-1 from the Paper Mill Dam Pool in the Somass River downstream to a line

perpendicular to river flow at the entrance to Clutesi Haven Marina Boat Ramp.; A portion of

subarea 23-1 and 23-2 from the Power lines crossing in the lower Somass River near the

Catalyst Mill south into the Inlet to a line from Hocking Point due east to the opposite shore.

Hupacasath Fisheries Staff will be bio-sampling a portion of the entire Chinook catch (including Chinook over 77cm).  This sampling may include the removal of some fish heads.  Co-operation with the samplers is appreciated.