Our family is very lucky to be living on the Cowichan River and we often find ourselves sitting in the river on hot afternoons. There are hundreds of coho fry living in the river in our back yard as well. I am often reminded of their presence as they gently bump into my legs when I sit quietly on a rock in the river. A coho bump feels like someone gently touching your leg with the tip of their finger. They must think I would taste good or something.Read more
This summer while fishing for chinook salmon on the Dean River we noticed an absence of larger salmon in the 25 pound and up class. These fish would have been 5 years old and they were largely absent because of some catastrophic floods that occurred in the Dean in 2010. The salmon had spawned in the fall and the subsequent floods destroyed many of the spawning beds, killing most of their eggs.Read more
It’s a wrap!
We just finished our solar summer campaign by sending a letter to all local councils with the names of everyone who signed the petition calling on them to make Cowichan the solar capital of BC.Read more