5 fascinating new numbers about hunting and fishing in Canada

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Sockeye salmon caught by Alaskan commercial fleets in 2021. Most of those fish would otherwise have reached B.C.’s waterways, says a new report from the Watershed Watch Salmon Society and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust. Meanwhile, Ottawa grounded 60 per cent of B.C.’s commercial salmon fleet last June in a dramatic bid to save salmon stocks.

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