The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) Fisheries Research Team is conducting a 2017 fish behaviour study of Okanagan River Sockeye.
HOW TO ENTER/HELP
If you catch a Sockeye salmon in the Okanagan River and Osoyoos Lake, please check to see if the fish has a tag attached under the large top fin or inside the cavity of the fish as follows:
Spaghetti Tag: Plastic hollow tube, under dorsal fin (Yellow and white colour)
Pit Tag: about the size of a grain of rice, inserted into the abdomen of the fish.
WHAT TO DO WITH THE TAG
If you decide to keep the fish as part of your catch:
- Remove the tag and place in an envelope
- Use a pencil to write catch information on a label that you can then attach with the tag – include the following information: Species, Fisher name, Contact number, the Date & Place of Capture and; if possible, the Sex, and Length of the salmon.
- Submit the tag as soon as possible to any Okanagan Nation Alliance Fisheries Catch Monitor or DROP OFF at:
Kl cp’elk’ stim’ Hatchery (155 Enowkin Trail, Penticton BC)
For More Information on this Initiative Contact:
Skyeler Folks, Fisheries Biologist
Phone: 250-707-0095 ext. 302 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BY SUBMITTING YOUR TAG YOU WILL BE ENTERE TO WIN 1 PRIZE OF $100 DRAWN IN SEPTEMBER