and summary for Skeena and Tributaries:
Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Salmon forecast for 2007: Chinook look very good for the Skeena and Kitimat systems; Coho are good to excellent; Pink expect a reasonably good run; Sockeye returns to the Skeena are expected to be good this year; Chum average return.
Type of fish caught: Coho, Chum, Sockeye, Pink and Steelhead in the river. Halibut, Bottom Fishing and Coho in the ocean Kitimat Douglas Channel and Prince Rupert.
Thank you for using barbless hooks.
FISHING THIS WEEK:
LARGEST FISH OF THE WEEK: Specie: 20-pound Steelhead Where: Skeena River Angler: Dusty Schad. In addition: a 126-pound Halibut from the Douglas Channel was caught by Marco Bravo.
Weather: Cloudy with sunny periods and 60 percent chance of showers. Highs to 15 degrees C. Region normal: Max. Temp. 19.3 degrees C. Min. Temp. 10.6 degrees C. Sunrise 6:04 am Sunset 9:15 pm
WEATHER REPORTS VIA TELEPHONE: Environment Canada taped messages constantly updated, giving current conditions and three day forecasts. Terrace 250-635-4192 Kitimat 250-632-7864 Prince Rupert 250-627-1155 Smithers 250-847-1958.
For current Terrace weather information please cast on:
WATER CONDITIONS: The Skeena River water levels have been dropping for the past seven days. The Kitimat River is up and down but has been fishable all week. Other Skeena tribs towards Prince Rupert are clean. Fishing conditions on all waters are excellent.
current water heights FOR:
RIVER AT USK (08EF001 RIVER AT USK (08EF0