Fraser River

Record-low returns of salmon have been recorded on the Fraser River in recent years. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Time for Indigenous-led salmon strategy on the Lower Fraser, says Alliance

‘Closures of First Nations, commercial and recreational salmon fishing’ have huge impact: LFFA

 

Carol and Rick Blacklaws have distilled years of experience travelling the Fraser River into their latest book. Contributed photo.

South Surrey couple’s book chronicles the mighty Fraser River

Carol and Rick Blacklaws celebrate love of the waterway in The Fraser: River of Life and Legend

 

Rivers could rise rapidly as heavy rains hit Lower Mainland

Larger rivers to reach peak levels on Thursday or into Friday, according to high streamflow advisory

 

Tickets handed out and gear seized during Fraser River bar-fishing demonstration

Cost of fishing for salmon/trout during a closed time comes with a fine of $250, say DFO officials

Demonstration fishery on the Fraser River went ahead without DFO approval

‘This is about standing together for our rights to a public fishery,’ said organizer

Demonstration fishery on the Fraser River going ahead without DFO approval

‘This is about standing together for our rights to a public fishery,’ says one of the organizers

DFO will not be authorizing a ‘test fishery’ for Fraser River chinook salmon

Fishing groups were hoping to test out selective bar-fishing method on the main stem of the river

DFO will not be authorizing a ‘test fishery’ for Fraser River chinook salmon

Fishing groups were hoping to test out selective bar-fishing method on the main stem of the river

Fishing groups demand test fishery on the Fraser River for chinook

‘We cannot overemphasize the frustrations and growing anger within our communities,’ reads letter

Boat launch users warned that vehicles could get stuck in the mud in Chilliwack

An equipment contractor is removing deposits of silty sediment at Island 22 for weeks now

Chilliwack family recounts ‘experience of a lifetime’ catching sturgeon

It took 2+ hours to reel in Fraser River sturgeon, 10.2 feet, weighing 522 pounds

Fishing groups calling for respect on the Lower Fraser this summer

Semá:th (Sumas) First Nation gets green light for gill-net fisheries in the Vedder

‘Perfect storm’ led to bad year for mosquitos near Fraser River

High river levels and lots of rain meant many eggs hatched this year

Fraser River may surge one more time next week

It’s unusual for the Fraser River to peak twice in one season, let alone three times

UPDATE: Richmond RCMP find body of missing swimmer in Fraser River

The person went missing in the middle arm of the river

Peak on the lower Fraser River expected to arrive Monday

Peak predicted for July 6, with flows decreasing from there: River Forecast Centre

Fraser River dropping again after it surged to bank full conditions

River watchers living outside the dike system breathe sigh of relief

Fraser River levels are on the rise again

Some riverside facilities had to close as freshet continues on the Lower Fraser

‘Almost complete loss’ of early salmon runs at Fraser River slide last year: DFO

Fisheries and Oceans is also exploring how hatcheries could be used to restore runs affected by the landslide