Further to FN0523, the Department will be managing fisheries based on management zone 1 (i.e. returns to the Fraser below or equal to 45,000 chinook) for Fraser Spring 5-2 and Summer 5-2 chinook. Effective Dates: 00:01 hours June 18 until 23:59 hours July 15, 2016 Waters: Subareas 18-1 to 18-6, 18-9 and 18-11, 19-5, and that portion of Subareas 29-4 and 29-5 that lies south of a line from a point on the east side of Valdes Island located at 49 deg 05.562 min N, 123 deg 39.989 min W then extending 57 degrees True for 5 nautical miles to a point at 49 deg 08.316 min N, 123 deg 33.669 min W. Management Measure: The daily limit is two (2) chinook salmon per day between 62 and 85 cm. The minimum size limit for chinook salmon in these waters is 62 cm. Variation Order: 2016-276 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: Contact the local DFO office in your area for further information.
Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0536
Sent June 17, 2016 at 1135
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