Nettilling Lake Char Trap Fishery

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, social sciences, economics, technology, harvest, fisheries, arctic char

Principal Investigator: Simpson, Larry (2)
Licence Number: 10175
Organization: Department of Economic Development & Tourism, Government of the NWT
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: one (1) specialist; three (3) assistants

Objective(s): To determine the technical, economic and logistical parameters of char trap technology in the Nettilling Lake Char Fishery.

Project Description: Two char traps of slightly different design and size will be designed, assembled and displayed in the Burwash Bay area of Nettilling Lake. Fish will be harvested and shipped to Iqaluit. Successful char trap technology will be disseminated during follow-up workshops with Baffin fishermen.