Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
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


Notes:

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 http://bcsportfishguide.ca for fishing closures and other recreational fishing information.

Tidal Water Sport Fishing Licences can be purchased via any computer connected to the internet at https://www-ops2.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/nrls-sndpp/index-eng.cfm 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).


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Darren Chow
North Coast Recreational Fisheries Manager
250 627-3441

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