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Welcome to the Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society
The Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining and building salmon and trout stocks in local waterways and facilitating public education regarding salmonid habitat and life cycles. WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS AND TOOLS/SUPPLIES.
We are open. Fish rearing operations are in progress, volunteers are welcome to assist, and our dedicated team is actively working to complete our mission. Please follow provincial health and safety protocols if you visit. Thank you.
This week was an exciting week here at the Chapman Creek Fish Hatchery. Over the past several months our team, led by Bill our Hatchery Manager, has been raising a number of salmon eggs harvested from the Chapman Creek run this past year, and, from our sister hatchery in Chilliwack. The team in Chilliwack provided
Again this year we have a great group of volunteers helping us with the fin clipping of the Coho salmon we are raising in the hatchery. With over 40,000 fish to clip it is a long process, but many hands make light work of it.
This year with the help of Sean, the Fish Whisperer, we are offering a new Gear Loan program for people who want to come and try their hand at fishing in Chapman Creek. For a voluntary donation to the fish food fund, which we use to purchase food for the fish we raise and release