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Notice Posted: Thursday May 04, 2017


Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN0616-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Area 28 (Howe Sound) - Pink Salmon Opportunities and Daily Limit


Effective at 00:01 hours Monday, July 6, 2015 until 23:59 hours, Thursday, 
March 31, 2016, the daily limit for pink salmon is four (4) per day in Subareas 
28-1 to 28-5.  This daily limit is consistent with other southern BC marine 
waters.  

Variation Order: 2015-303

This management action is outlined in the 2015-16 South Coast Salmon Integrated 
Fisheries Management Plan(IFMP), Recreational Fishing Plan (Appendix 6). 


Notes:

Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in 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.

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:

Barbara Mueller 
DFO Lower Fraser Area
Tel: (604)666-2370
Email: barbara.mueller@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0616
Sent July 3, 2015 at 0948