Friday August 12, 2022

North Delta Reporter

Retired engineer Peter Krahn dreams of the day when iconic B.C. salmon swim upstream to their spawning beds in peak physical condition – free of any net marks or bruising.

That’s the goal of the selective fishing technology he’s developing.

Krahn set out three years ago to design a fish trap platform that would permit the release of non-targeted fish, helping them to reach their spawning grounds at the “highest level of fitness.”

Now he’s in the process of filing for a worldwide patent for the selective fishing systems he named “RiverTraps.”

Krahn transported two of the prototypes to Chilliwack Tuesday for a demonstration.

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