Service Maintenance

There will be service interruptions Saturday May 27th, 2017 beginning at 4:00AM PT which may continue until Saturday May 27th, 2017 at 8:00AM

Notice Posted: Thursday May 04, 2017


Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon)
Subject:
FN0526-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Surf Smelt - Areas 28 and 29 - Spawning Closure and Reminder of Recreational Fishery Open Times


Pelagics

Surf Smelt:

In Areas 28 and 29 there is a conservation closure from June 15, 2015 to August 
15, 2015 to protect surf smelt during the peak spawning period when they are 
most vulnerable to fishing activities.

VO Number 2015-18 is in effect.

During all other times of the year, the recreational surf smelt fishery in 
areas 28 and 29 is open from 8:00 am Thursdays to 8:00 am Mondays in the 
following areas:

a) Area 28, excluding:
- Subarea 28-8, False Creek. (Navigational Closure)
- Subarea 28-10, Burrard Inlet. (Navigational Closure)
- That portion of Subarea 28-4, east of a line drawn from a white fishing 
boundary sign located on the south shore of Porteau Cove to a white fishing 
boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove. (Marine Reserve)
That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the most 
southerly point of Whytecliff Park; thence in a straight line to a point 
located 100 m east of the most south-easterly point of Whyte Inlet.; thence 
following the southern shoreline of Whyte Inlet at a distance of 100 m to a 
point lying 100 m from the most south-westerly point of Whyte Inlet; thence in 
a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point; thence 
following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a 
point 100 m north of Lookout Point; thence following the shoreline at a 
distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to 
the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park; thence to the most northerly point 
of Whytecliff Park on the mainland. (Marine Reserve)
- Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to 
Starboat Cove thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly 
following the shoreline for 100 m, thence in a northeast direction to a point 
on land. (Conservation Closure)

b) Area 29


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Sylvia Humble
Lower Fraser Area 
(604) 916-6743

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0526
Sent June 9, 2015 at 1517