Fishery Notice

FN0807-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Pink - Region 1 - Qualicum River - Angling Opportunities - Effective August 15, 2020

Effective 00:01 hours August 15 until 23:59 hours October 31, 2020, the daily limit for Pink Salmon is four (4) per day in the following areas:

Qualicum River - upstream of the Big Qualicum Hatchery, those waters between the pool above the upper weir (located approx. 75 m downstream of the E and N bridge) to the Horne Lake Dam.

Variation Orders: 2020-RFQ-411

Anglers are reminded that fishing is only permitted in this area using a single barbless hook with a 15 mm (or less) hook to shank measurement.  

Anglers are further reminded that intentionally (willfully) foul-hooking fish or attempting to foul hook fish is illegal and that non-compliance may result in closure. (Foul hook is defined as: hooking a fish in any part of its body other than the mouth).

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 1-800-465-4336.

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

Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or visit our website at 

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0807
Sent August 10, 2020 at 1804