The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Fresh sockeye dishes on Richmond menus as Fraser River fishery opens

  • Print

RICHMOND, B.C. - With the season's first opening of the Fraser River for commercial sockeye salmon fishing on Monday, Tourism Richmond highlighted options for tasting the catch and learning about how fishermen do their job.

Restaurants throughout Richmond and along Steveston's waterfront boardwalk will feature fresh sockeye this month and into September, the marketing organization said.

In Steveston, the dishes include wild B.C. salmon and chips at the Sockeye City Grill; salmon rillette tapas at Tapenade Bistro; and West Coast salmon chowder from Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant.

As well, at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, visitors can learn about salmon and the canning process on daily guided tours.

On weekends, local salmon fishermen will give demonstrations at the Cannery, covering activities such as knot tying, baiting and net minding.

———

Online:

http://gulfofgeorgiacannery.com

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

7 questions with Craig Kielburger before We Day Manitoba

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A goose comes in for a landing Thursday morning through heavy fog on near Hyw 59 just north of Winnipeg - Day 17 Of Joe Bryksa’s 30 day goose challenge - May 24, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • JOE BRYKSA/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Local-(Standup photo)- A wood duck swims through the water with fall refections in Kildonan Park Thursday afternoon.

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Are you in favour of the Harper government's new 'family tax cut'?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google