Fishery Notice

FN0802-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Sockeye - Region 6 - Meziadin Lake - Daily Limit Increase

Effective at 00:01 hours August 14, 2021 until 23:59 hours September 6, 2021, The recreational daily limit for Sockeye is two (2) Sockeye per day in the waters of Meziadin Lake (excluding tributaries). 

Variation Oder #: 2021-RFQ-432


Possession limits are two times the daily limits.

The term "marked" means a hatchery fish that has a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.

Sport anglers are encouraged to participate in the Salmon Sport Head Recovery program by labelling and submitting heads from adipose fin-clipped chinook and coho salmon.  Recovery of coded-wire tags provides critical information for coast-wide stock assessment.  Contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program toll free at (866) 483-9994 for further information.

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

Tidal Water Sport Fishing Licences can be purchased via any computer connected to the internet at or by using Google search key words "Recfish Licence".

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 1-(866)431-FISH (3474).


Darren Chow
North Coast Recreational Fisheries Manager
250 627-3441

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0802
Sent August 13, 2021 at 1503