Immediate Snag and Treble Hook fishing closure on Cheakamus Frog Pond

Motion #3:  October 20, 2017

Subject:  Immediate Snag and Treble Hook fishing closure on Cheakamus Frog Pond

WHEREAS: Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council support conservation of fish stock and management of traditional fishing practices.

WHEREAS: Council is aware of some individuals over-fishing and carrying out other destructive fishing practices in certain traditional fishing areas.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT,  Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council support the immediate closure of snag and treble hook fishing on the Cheakamus Frog Pond on I.R. 11 as a means to protect and conserve the Cheakamus Salmon fishery.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, the closure will be effective Monday to Friday and 24 hours a day and will be open dawn to dusk on Saturdays and Sundays

FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED THAT, Squamish Nation sport fishermen are not included in this closure and can continue to fish 7 days a week.

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