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Notice Posted: Thursday May 04, 2017


Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN0800-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Chinook - Region 5A - Quesnel and Cariboo Rivers - Re-Opening


Based on the water quality testing results provided by the BC Ministry of the 
Environment, the salmon fishing closure on the Quesnel and Cariboo Rivers will 
be rescinded and the following fisheries are re-opened.

Cariboo River

Effective immediately to August 16, 2014 on the Cariboo River, from the 
confluence of the Quesnel River to the confluence of Seller Creek, you may 
retain one (1) chinook per day with a fork length less than 77 cm. You may not 
retain chinook with a fork length greater than 77 cm. The minimum fork length 
for chinook in non-tidal waters is 30 cm. 

Quesnel River

Effective immediately to September 1, 2014 on the Quesnel River, downstream of 
Poquette Creek, you may retain one (1) chinook per day with a fork length less 
than 77 cm. You may not retain chinook with a fork length greater than 77 cm. 
The minimum fork length for chinook in non-tidal waters is 30 cm.

VO No. 2014-366

Notes:

Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in tidal and non-tidal 
waters of British Columbia.  

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.

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:  

Linda Stevens, DFO Williams Lake Tel: (250) 305-4004

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0800
Sent August 13, 2014 at 0908