Posted by: Bob Payne | May 23, 2011

No one followed the B.C black-market salmon

He called himself “king of the Fraser River native fishery.” He had 20 guys working for him and could deliver big numbers of salmon. In a conversation secretly taped by Department of Fisheries and Oceans investigators, he told two U.S. undercover agents posing as American fish buyers that in an average season he could supply 150,000 pounds of sockeye. But if the money was right, and guaranteed in advance, he could get 10 times that amount.

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