With few exceptions, the most prominent fish species harvested by the PZ communities were salmon, sheefish, and whitefishes (other than sheefish).
We estimated parameters for six models, using the following dependent variables (expressed as edible weight in kilograms for each household): (1) the sum of the caribou and moose harvests; (2) the sum of the salmon, whitefish, and sheefish harvests; and then the harvests for specific species: (3) moose, (4) caribou, (5) salmon, and (6) whitefish (including sheefish).
Estimated models were used to generate two sets of mean household harvest predictions for PZ communities for both the total harvested combined weight of caribou and moose and total harvested combined weight of salmon and whitefish (including sheefish).
During that dinner, a feast of caribou, sheefish
, dried pike and even muktuk (raw whale blubber), the Pungaliks treated the team like family.
Year-round 3 rooms 12 guests Y fly-in PRICE RANGE: $150 per night SEASON OPEN: Year-round FISH SPECIES CAUGHT: Sheefish, char, pike, grayling
Year-round 3 cabins 5 rooms 15 guests Y fly-in PRICE RANGE: $100 - $250 per night SEASON OPEN: June 10 - Sept 15 FISH SPECIES CAUGHT: Grayling, lake trout, pike, sheefish
Year-round 15 rooms 40 guests Y fly-in PRICE RANGE: $60 per night SEASON OPEN: Year-round FISH SPECIES CAUGHT: Salmon, pike, sheefish, grayling
Area lakes also are stocked to the gills with sheefish
, grayling, burbot and northern pike.
Near the river mouths and up the rivers there are also burbot (Lota lota), whitefish (Coregonus spp.), trout (Salvelinus spp.), pike (Esox lucius), grayling (Thymallus arcticus), arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus), and sheefish
Salmon processing once accounted for 80 percent of output - with whitefish, sheefish
, halibut and game making up most of the rest - but now constitutes about half.
Because of similar hydrologic characteristics, these locations or their tributaries have late spawning runs of sheefish
(Stenodus leucichthys) and salmon, and early openings in ice cover in spring (K.