Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN1005-RECREATIONAL - SALMON - Chinook and Sockeye - Region 3 - Thompson and Fraser River - Update


All Salmon

Effective Saturday, September 22, 2018 at one hour after sunset you may not 
fish for salmon in Region 3 except for the waters described below that are open 
to fishing for Sockeye salmon.

Chinook Salmon

Effective Saturday, September 22, 2018 at one hour after sunset, you may not 
retain Chinook in the waters described below that are open to fishing for 
Sockeye salmon.

Sockeye Salmon:

Effective until September 30, 2018 at one hour after sunset, the daily limit is 
two (2) Sockeye in Kamloops Lake and the Thompson River from the outlet of 
Kamloops Lake downstream to fishing boundary signs located just downstream of 
Gold Pan, except the three areas described below which are closed to fishing 
for salmon. Fishing is permitted during daylight hours only.

Description of three closed areas:

1. Deadman - from the fishing boundary signs approximately 1 km downstream of 
the Hwy No. 1 Bridge at Savona to the CN rail bridge approximately 500 m 
downstream of the confluence with Deadman Creek. 

2. Juniper - from the fishing boundary signs approximately 1.5 km downstream 
from Juniper Beach park downstream approximately 4 km to the fishing boundary 
signs located at 50°46.893' N and 121°08.110' W. 

3. Ashcroft - from the fishing boundary sign at the upstream side of the mouth 
of the Bonaparte River to Hwy 97C Bridge in Ashcroft.

Daylight hours only refers to (one hour before sunrise to one hour after 
sunset).  Reference to sunrise and sunset means the times for those events as 
calculated by the National Research Council of Canada and published daily at 
http://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-45_metric_e.html

Variation order 2018-RFQ-0491


Notes:

The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific Salmon (other than 
kokanee) from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4). 

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

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.

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


FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact: Dale Michie, 250-851-4946

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1005
Sent September 14, 2018 at 1526