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