Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN0715-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2: Fishing Closures in Region 2 - July 22, 2015 at 00:01 hours


Water levels in many systems throughout the Lower Mainland and other regions 
within the Province are now extremely low and river temperatures in many cases 
are reaching lethal limits for fish. 

Effective July 22, 2015 at 00:01 hours until further notice, all non-tidal 
rivers, streams and sloughs in management units 2-2 to 2-12 and 2-16 to 2-19 
are closed to angling, excluding the following: 

- Fraser River, 
- Chilliwack/Vedder River, 
- Harrison River, 
- Lillooet River,
- non-tidal Pitt River, 
- non-tidal Squamish River, 
- Elaho River,
- Cheakamus River, 
- Mamquam River downstream of the CN Bridge, and
- Capilano River downstream of the Highway No. 1 Bridge.

Note:  These management units encompass most of Region 2 south of Toba Inlet.

This order is made in conjunction with a Provincial order.  The 
result of these two orders is a complete angling closure in the 
listed waters.

Variation Order No. 2015-350

Notes:

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 or the British Columbia's toll-free RAPP line (Report All 
Poachers and Polluters) at 1-877-952-RAPP (7277).

For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at 
1-(866)431-FISH (3474).


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
 
Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or visit our website at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0715
Sent July 21, 2015 at 1436