Bears in the Omineca Region

Before you go headfirst into the woods this spring chasing that newly-emerged spring bear, take a few minutes and reflect on the “w’s” of hunting bear. Who, what, where, when and why…..Here is an episode of Cutbank Conversations featuring...

FINAL PONDING 2022

Volunteers were back into the hatchery last week and finalized the last of the ponding. We now have approximately 75,000 fry in the tanks in the hatchery. Volunteers are still working to teach the little guys how to feed properly and cleaning the stacks that they were...

2022 Ponding update – Swift River

          When SCWA collects eggs during the Brood Capture, the eggs go into Health Trays. The trays are remotely monitored for temperature.  These are where the eggs stay through the “eyeing process”   ...

2022 Fish are ready for ponding

Did you know that we currently have 80,000 fish in the hatchery. Did you also know that we are the only volunteer-run hatchery in the mid/Upper Fraser! This is all due to our great volunteers. Here are our fish still in the stacks. We are preparing to “pond” them,...

Hatchery Renovation

We are happy to announce the completion of our Hatchery renovations.  Through out the last year, our volunteers have worked tirelessly to update our building and upgrade hatchery operations.  With a grant budget of over $300,000.00 we are now the most...