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First Nations sockeye fisheries shut down for first time

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Officials estimate only 453,000 sockeye will swim along Skeena River this year. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

First Nations fisheries on the Skeena are closed for the first time ever.  And that's because the return numbers are so low, no one is allowed to fish until late August.  Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata speaks with Mel Kotyk, North Coast director with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

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