Fishery Notice

FN0868-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 1 - Qualicum River - Reminder - Closed Effective Immediately

Effective immediately until 23:59 hours October 15, 2020, the following waters are closed to salmon fishing:

Qualicum River - those waters downstream of the upper weir (located approximately 75 m downstream of the E&N railway bridge) to the QFN boundary fence located approximately 100 m downstream of the hatchery counting fence.

Fishers are also reminded that there is a year round fishing closure downstream of the QFN boundary fence.

Variation Orders: 2020-RCT-427

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 or by email at

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

Erika Watkins, ECVI Recreational Fisheries Manager,

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0868
Sent August 24, 2020 at 1617