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The group of volunteers with Aquarists Amanda, Christina and Kit. Also pictured is Systems Technician Hugues. The 70 fish were released next to Sidney Pier. (Submission from Bob Orchard)

Buttercup the octopus back in the Salish Sea

Vancouver Island’s Shaw Centre releases 70 salmon and a giant octopus back into the ocean

The group of volunteers with Aquarists Amanda, Christina and Kit. Also pictured is Systems Technician Hugues. The 70 fish were released next to Sidney Pier. (Submission from Bob Orchard)
Jaalen Edenshaw with his father Guujaaw and young companion inspecting the grey whale carcass found south of Jungle Beach (Archie Stocker Sr.).

PHOTOS: Grey whale found stranded on Haida Gwaii beach

The dead grey whale on Haida Gwaii was reportedly in very bad shape and the stench was overpowering

  • Jun 3, 2019
Jaalen Edenshaw with his father Guujaaw and young companion inspecting the grey whale carcass found south of Jungle Beach (Archie Stocker Sr.).
A fly fisher tries his luck at the Sooke River Flats. The province is proposing new freshwater fishing regulations and wants public comment before they take effect April 1. (Lee-Ann Ruttan photo)                                A fly fisher tries his luck at the Sooke River Flats. The province is proposing new freshwater fishing regulations and wants public comment before they take effect April 1. (Lee-Ann Ruttan photo)

Ideas sought on B.C. freshwater fishing rules

Province proposes changes to fishing methods, gear, bait, quotas, and boundaries

  • Dec 5, 2018
A fly fisher tries his luck at the Sooke River Flats. The province is proposing new freshwater fishing regulations and wants public comment before they take effect April 1. (Lee-Ann Ruttan photo)                                A fly fisher tries his luck at the Sooke River Flats. The province is proposing new freshwater fishing regulations and wants public comment before they take effect April 1. (Lee-Ann Ruttan photo)
Vancouver Island’s Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Renovates to add to Dining Experience

Vancouver Island’s Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Renovates to add to Dining Experience

Chef Eric Edwards uses new Wood Stone oven to enhance cooking and eating options

  • Aug 30, 2018
Vancouver Island’s Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Renovates to add to Dining Experience
Anglers are organizing a peaceful protest July 29 against the expansion of a fin-fish closure in Juan de Fuca Strait between Otter Point in Sooke to East Point, near Port Renfrew. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ ban had previously only stretched from East Point to Sheringham Point, seen here. But anglers say the seven-kilometre extension that came into effect June 1 happened without discussion. Photo contributed/Bruce Webber

Organizers of West Coast sport fishing ban troll for attention

Hook-less anglers hitting Sooke area waters July 29 to protest DFO’s summer fin-fish ban

Anglers are organizing a peaceful protest July 29 against the expansion of a fin-fish closure in Juan de Fuca Strait between Otter Point in Sooke to East Point, near Port Renfrew. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ ban had previously only stretched from East Point to Sheringham Point, seen here. But anglers say the seven-kilometre extension that came into effect June 1 happened without discussion. Photo contributed/Bruce Webber