Fraser Panel In-Season Information
The Fraser River Panel has special responsibility for in-season regulation of Fraser River-origin sockeye and pink salmon fisheries in southern British Columbia and northern Puget Sound. In-season meetings of the Fraser River Panel typically occur every Tuesday and Friday each week during the period of active fishery management, and occasionally on other days as needed. Following these meetings, the Fraser River Panel and Commission Secretariat staff issue regular news announcements and information updates throughout the fishing season.
During the Fraser River Panel in-season period, meeting information packages are presented to the Fraser Panel which summarize the most recent information obtained from the various assessment programs.
The Commission’s Secretariat staff manage a number of in-season test fishing programs in Fraser River Panel waters and coordinate with Fisheries and Oceans Canada on other test fisheries in the marine off northern Vancouver Island.
The Pacific Salmon Commission provides regular in-season migration estimates of Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon passage...