Peace on the mighty Fraser River takes mutual respect

Chehalis driftnet fishing

The Progress – May 25, 2017

It will take mutual respect, and some common sense.

That’s key to getting through the 2017 fishing season safely on the Fraser River, according to the Fraser River Peacemakers.

It takes good communication between users to avert potential conflict on the water, and they have to find ways to accommodate each other.

“Fraser River Peacemakers members will be visiting boat launch sites to speak with aboriginal and non-aboriginal fishers in the coming weeks, to encourage them to show courtesy to one another while fishing is underway,” said Ernie Crey, Peacemakers chair and chief of Cheam First Nation….

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