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). Add weblink to map 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
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