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.

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Snapshots of GFA Projects

In addition to using a fishwheel to capture coho, beach seining was utilized. With the low flow conditions that season, beach seining proved the most effective method.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Looking across the fence panels as a GFA technician cleans debris - typically leaves, sticks and spawned out salmon - to prevent damming of the fence panels.

Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility

Connecting the transoms are aluminum panels, with fine enough perforations to prevent movement of the smallest sockeye smolts.