|Métis commercial fisherman and trapper Raymond Ladouceur poses for a photo on Lake Athabasca in Fort Chipewyan in September 2013.|
Photograph by: Ryan Jackson , Edmonton Journal
Alberta government kills commercial fishing industry as stocks decline
By Brent Wittmeier, Edmonton Journal October 6, 2014
EDMONTON - October is golden caviar season in Alberta, right before the whitefish spawn in Lesser Slave Lake’s shallows.
But Finnish cruise-goers and gourmands will have to find other roe to hoe. After years of conflict and decline, the province finally cut bait in August with its 174 remaining licensed commercial fishermen, effectively killing the caviar hub on the west side of the giant lake 250 kilometres north of Edmonton.
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