Top Fishing Secrets
UPDATED DAILY
This is not a "Cut-n-Paste" Site; it's science, art, and really hard work but most of all ONE OF A KIND

Video Doesn't play?
Update Your Flash Player:
Adobe Flash Player

UPDATED WEEKLY
This is not a "Cut-n-Paste" Site; it's science, art, and really hard work but most of all ONE OF A KIND

Video Doesn't play?
Update Your Flash Player:
Adobe Flash Player

Photo editing Showcase

Tribal Fishing Regulations

Commercial and Tribal Fisheries Rules/Regulations

United States
Commerical and Tribal Fishing Regulations
United States Commercial fishing regulations and Departments of Natural Resources

Commercial and Tribal Netting Schedules for Washington State


Canada
Commerical and Aboriginal Fisheries Fishing Regulations
Canada/Provincial Commercial & Aboriginal fishing regulations

Commercial/Tribal Poaching?

Massive gillnet that was being illegal used to capture, kill, and steal a run of salmon.

The gillnet in the photograph is that of an illegal tribal netter. He fled the area the moment he saw me taking pictures of him. I called the authorities (Game Warden, State Patrol, City Police, and Head of the Tribal council) and told them where the offense was taking place. The Tribal council leader was genuinely pleased he had been notified. It was later discovered that the Native American who owned the net was actually from a different tribe altogether. With the serial numbers on the buoys of the net it was very easy to track him to his house where game wardens made an arrest.


Keep unscrupulous Commercial and Tribal netters on their toes and honest. Though there aren’t many offenders, huge portions of poaching fish totals can reach into many thousands of illegally caught salmon per offense, which is actually done by "some" Tribal and Commercial rogue netters. In some cases, which I have personally seen, these illegal netters will gut female fish and throw their dead bodies back into the water in an effort to hide the carcasses. When they catch male salmon, these same poachers will kill them and throw them back into the water or simply toss them onto the beach. It is a massive problem and a monumental waste of honest taxpayer’s natural resources.
Check out their annual regulations and take note if you spot illegal netting near you and report them immediately.

 
International Versions of Top Fishing Secrets

©Top Fishing Secrets Copyrighted Material 2004/2014. All International and Domestic Copyrights Reserved. No portion of this site may be used for public display without written consent from Top Fishing Secrets and/or from Author Timothy Kusherets:Site Creator/Webmaster
Free of Errors, Redirects, Spam, and Malware. Your privacy and online safety is extremely important to Top Fishing Secrets and all related domains of Top Fishing Secrets.