Projects

The Gitanyow Fisheries Authority (GFA) runs a number of different programs, ranging from stock enumeration wiers to beaver dam breaching, and is also involved in a variety of projects relating to environmental assessment, wildlife management, etc.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility


Brown Bear Creek Sockeye and Coho Enumeration and Monitoring

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration UPDATES

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility UPDATES

Kitwanga Smolt Fence Enumeration UPDATES

Kitwanga Smolt Fence Enumeration summary

PHOTO GALLERIES

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Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility

From GFA's experience in 2008, most sockeye moved through the trap on the left side of the fence (bottom section of fence in photo), so trap boxes were redesigned and moved in 2009 to adapt to this.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Aerial view shows side-channel which served as habitat compensation for stream area lost during construction of fence, and to divert water during construction.

Snapshots of GFA Projects

The fishwheel in the final position. Low flows that year were thought to reduce the effectiveness of the fishwheel - which tend to work better in higher, more turbid water conditions.