During all seasons, when high water flows through the South Alouette and when BC Hydro release water over the dam to lower the reservoir levels, local residents are asked to report any sightings of stranded fry in large amounts. To report please post on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram by using the hashtag #AlouetteStrandedFry, upload a picture, the location, date and time found.

All information gathered will be sent to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the City of Maple Ridge to better manage and understand the Alouette River’s flow and the salmonid species.



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Along the Fraser: Plight of Alouette Salmon Fry

“Hatch Match’r Fly and Tackle in Maple Ridge is working with B.C. Hydro to minimize death to salmon fry due to high water fluctuations. If you encounter large numbers of dead salmon fry, please take pictures and note locations.” Store owner Randy Morgan posted the notice after Alouett
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