Protected Areas remain closed for general access, but food harvesting is an important right and way of life. Beaches from Wiah Point to Nee Kun are open for Haida citizens to harvest Razor clams. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, always exercise caution and respect physical distancing, even when outside.

April 29, 2021

SHN – Commercial Fishing Opportunities

The Secretariat of the Haida Nation is now accepting applications for the following commercial fishing opportunities. Interested parties are required to contact the Haida Fisheries offices in Skidegate or Old Massett for an application.


  • 5 Salmon Troll Area F (36’6”, 40’6”, 40’8”, 41’9” and 43’1”)
  • 3 Northern Salmon Gillnet Area C (36’6” to 40’1”)
  • 1 Northern Salmon Seine Area A (56’)


Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Incomplete applications will not be considered and copies of required documents must be submitted with application.

All vessels must be registered to commercially fish DFO licenses and abide by all safety and licensing regulations.


Mail or fax applications to:

#1 Reservoir Road
P.O. Box 98
Skidegate, Haida Gwaii
V0T 1S0
Fax: not working
272 Eagle Avenue
P.O. Box 87
Massett, Haida Gwaii
V0T 1M0
Fax: (250) 626-3309

After the closing date, the CHN may select individuals and enter into contract arrangements without further public notices. CHN may choose not to allocate all licenses and/or quota.