The answer is - Esperanza Inlet & Nootka Sound have been involved in an intense Salmon Enhancement Program for 5 years. River & Stream rehabilitation Projects, Volunteer Hatchery Programs & a Collaborative Agreement Process with the local Federal Hatchery that has increased the release of Chinook fry by 25%. All of this results in a release of approximately 6 million Chinook salmon Fry annually in our Local waters.
It's the 3 "P" - Projects, Programs & Process that have PRODUCED some of the BEST Salmon Fishing / Catching in all of West Coast Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada.
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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is projecting the BEST return of Chinook in 16 years to Esperanza Inlet and Nootka Sound for the 2016 season.
200,000 Chinook/Spring will be returning to Esperanza Inlet & Nootka Sound areas this season. Enhancement is working.
So change out that old fishing line, lube up the reels, sharpen up the hooks and get ready for one of the BEST Fishing / Catching Seasons EVER!!!
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