Osoyoos Lake Effective 00:01 hours July 31, 2014 until further notice, during daylight hours only, in the portion of Osoyoos Lake north of the bridge at HWY 3 (North Basin), you may retain two (2) sockeye per day. A review of in season information on sockeye abundance and environmental conditions in Osoyoos Lake will be conducted on August 13, 2014 or sooner to determine duration of the fishery. 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 in the Kelowna Daily Courier. This reflects a change to the BC Freshwater Salmon Supplement. The on-line version of this guide will be updated within 24 hours of this notice, please browse: www-comm.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/english/recreation/ Variation order 2014-329 and 2014-330. Notes: No Fishing for Salmon in Skaha Lake. The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific Salmon (other than kokanee) from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4). Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in tidal and non-tidal waters of British Columbia. Sport anglers and guides are reminded to label and submit heads from adipose fin-clipped (hatchery-marked) chinook and coho salmon to the Salmon Head Recovery Program. Recovery of coded-wire tags from recreational fishers provides critical information for coast-wide stock assessment. For more information and locations of Depots contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program at (866) 483-9994 or visit the following site: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/tag-etiquette/prize-prix-eng.htm 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.
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