While the closures are devastating for B.C., they shouldn’t move world markets.
Returns for most species are not meeting forecasts, which weren’t very high in the first place.
Fish and Game conducted aerial surveys through the weekend, with schools of herring spotted near Bieli Rock and Vitskari Rocks. The fishery went on two-hour notice Saturday at 8 a.m.
A combination of low prices and low returns has the summer of 2020 shaping up to be one of the worst in decades.