Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon)
RECREATIONAL - Shellfish
Subject:
FN0422-RECREATIONAL - Shellfish and Groundfish - Re-opening of Shellfish and Groundfish in Subareas 28-6 to 28-9


This notice is further to FN0339 regarding the closure of Subareas 28-6 to 28-9 
for the recreational harvest of all shellfish and groundfish species. 

Effective immediately, the following portions of Area 28: Subareas 28-6 to 28-9 
inclusive are reopened to the harvest of crab, prawn and groundfish species.  

Please refer to the DFO website for the regulations and additional information: 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/tidal-maree/a-s28-eng.html

Reminder: Recreational fishing between Lions Gate Bridge and Ironworkers 
Memorial Bridge (also known as Second Narrows Bridge) is closed year around.
 
In addition, the annual closure for all species of clam, oysters, mussels, and 
scallops is in effect from April 1 to March 31 in the following Pacific Fishery 
Management Areas: Subareas 28-6 to 29-9.


VO# 2015-248 and 2015-201

Notes:

Did you witness suspicious fishing activity or a violation?  If so, please call 
the Fisheries and Ocean Canada 24-hour toll free Observe, Record, Report line 
at (800) 465-4336 or the British Columbia's toll-free RAPP line (Report All 
Poachers and Polluters) at 1-877-952-RAPP (7277).

For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at 
1-(866)431-FISH (3474).


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact the local DFO office in your area or Barbara Mueller, Resource Manager 
at 604-666-2370.


Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0422
Sent May 14, 2015 at 1126