Cowichan Bay Salmon Tagging – 2005 Harvest Assessment (Cowichan Tribes and DFO)

Cowichan Bay 2005 Salmon Tagging (best)

  • A collaborative assessment effort by Cowichan tribes and DFO.
  • Tagging of mature chum caught by a drum seiner under contract to the Cowichan Tribes.
  • Dead pitch counts on the Cowichan’s chum spawning ground identifies tagged fish.
  • Population estimates are possible and further assessment work is planned in 2006.