Fishery Notice

FN0992-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Region 2 - Harrison River and Chilliwack/Vedder River - Change to Pink Salmon Daily Limit

Effective at 00:01 hours Saturday, September 5, 2015 until 23:59 hours 
Thursday, December 31, 2015, the daily limit for pink salmon is two (2) per day 
in the following waters in Region 2:

The Harrison River from the Highway No. 7 Bridge downstream to the confluence 
with the Fraser River; and

The Chilliwack/Vedder River (including Sumas River) from a line between two 
fishing boundary signs on either side of the Chilliwack River 100 m from the 
confluence of the Chilliwack River and Slesse Creek downstream including that 
portion of the Sumas River from the Barrow Town Pump Station downstream to 
fishing boundary signs near the confluence with the Fraser River.

Anglers are reminded that fishing is allowed during daylight hours only from 
one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.  Check your local newspaper 
for these times.

Variation Order: 2015-438


Single, barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in non-tidal waters 
of British Columbia.  

Anglers are advised to check for fishing closures 
and other recreational fishing information.

If you're going fishing for salmon in non-tidal (fresh) waters, you need a Non-
Tidal Angling Licence, issued by the Province of British Columbia.  Visit the 
provincial website to buy your licence. Licences are available to B.C. 
residents and non-residents. Fees may vary and are listed online.  

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)


Barbara Mueller 
DFO Lower Fraser Area
Tel: (604)666-2370

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0992
Sent September 4, 2015 at 1651