Current News

  • Andrew Wilson New President of the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

    Mar 13, 2015
    The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC announced today that Andrew Wilson has been appointed as the new President and CEO, as of April 1, 2015.
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  • 100% of angling licence revenue to benefit anglers

    Mar 13, 2015
    100% of revenue generated from fishing licences will directly benefit anglers effective April 1, 2015.
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  • Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC an Industry Leader in Energy Savings

    Dec 11, 2014
    Just five years after first attending the BC Hydro Power Smart Forum the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is recognized as the leader in electrical savings in our fish hatcheries. Find out how we did it.
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  • Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

    Sep 02, 2014
    The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC awards annual scholarships to students who are enrolled in fish culture or fisheries management programs at recognized post-secondary educational institutions in British Columbia. This year we are pleased to award four students with a scholarship.
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  • Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre Secures Future of Endangered Species

    Jun 16, 2014
    The endangered Nechako white sturgeon took another step on the road to recovery with the opening this week of the long awaited Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre. Designed to produce 12,000 young sturgeon each year from wild Nechako sturgeon adults, the program will provide new year classes of sturgeon and contribute to the long term goal of rebuilding the population to self-sustaining levels.
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  • Fishing is Free this Father's Day Weekend

    Jun 11, 2014
    Vancouver BC, June 10, 2014 – Families will be able to more easily spend quality time together outdoors June 13 to 15 during the 15th Annual Family Fishing Weekend.
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  • Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC wins Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation Leadership Award

    May 15, 2014
    An innovative technology developed by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC that is attracting interest from fish hatchery operators across North America has been recognized with a Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation’s (CIPEC) Leadership Award in the category of Process and Technology Improvement. Called airlift technology, the system significantly reduces energy and water used in day to day hatchery operations. CIPEC Leadership Awards were established to honour innovative Canadian companies that have demonstrated a significant and innovative contribution to energy efficiency.
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  • Learn to Fish in Kamloops This Summer

    May 14, 2014
    The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is expanding its popular Learn to Fish program in Kamloops this summer thanks to the generous support of Teck Highland Valley Copper. Introductory 2 hour fishing programs for youth aged 5 to 15 will be held from 6 - 8 pm at Edith Lake on May 14th and 28th and June 5th and 18th and all equipment is provided.
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  • Juvenile Sturgeon Release for the Public

    Apr 30, 2014
    It's Sturgeon time! The Annual Sturgeon release event, hosted by the Upper Columbia White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative will occur, Wednesday May 7, at Shleter Bay Provincial Park, and you're invited.
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  • Juvenile Sturgeon Viewing in Trail and Castlegar on May 5

    Apr 25, 2014
    The public are invited to view, learn about, and touch ten month-old juvenile White Sturgeon at two separate locations, one in Castlegar and one in Trail. While there is no public event for the release of these juvenile White Sturgeon, they will later be released into the Columbia River as part of the recovery program for this endangered species.
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