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Notice Posted: Thursday May 04, 2017


Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN0838-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Sockeye- Region 8 - Osoyoos Lake - Daily Limit Increase - August 19, 2014


Osoyoos Lake

Effective 00:01 hours Tuesday August 19, 2014 until 23:59 hours Tuesday 
September 2, 2014, during daylight hours only, in the portion of Osoyoos Lake 
north of the bridge at Highway No. 3 (North Basin), you may retain four (4) 
sockeye per day.

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 2014-380 and 2014-381.

Notes:

The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific Salmon (other than 
kokanee) from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4).

Single 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.


FOR MORE INFORMATION: 

Contact: Dale Michie, 250-851-4946

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0838
Sent August 18, 2014 at 1422