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Notice Posted: Thursday May 04, 2017


Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon)
Subject:
FN0385-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Lingcod - Management Measures Currently in Effect


North Coast Waters (Areas 1 to 10, 101 to 110, 130 and 142)
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Currently in effect, the daily limit for lingcod is three (3) per day.

South Coast waters (Areas 11, 21 to 27,111,121,123 to 127) and Subareas 12-14 
and 20-1 to 20-4.
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Currently in effect until November 15, 2017 the daily limit for lingcod is 
three (3) per day.

Variation Orders 2017-231 and 2017-232


The exceptions to these openings are:

Area 121:
No person shall fish for or retain halibut, rockfish and lingcod in Area 121 
outside the 12 nautical mile limit seaward of a line that begins at 48 degrees 
34.000 minutes and 125 degrees 17.386 minutes W and continues south easterly at 
a bearing of 116 degrees True to a point at 48 degrees 28.327 minutes and 125 
degrees 01.687 minutes W.

Area 121:
Closed to all finfish, year round in the waters of Swiftsure Bank, inside a 
line from 48 degrees 34.00 minutes N and 125 degrees 06.00 minutes W, thence to 
48 degrees 34.00 minutes N and 124 degrees 54.20 minutes W, thence to 48 
degrees 29.62 minutes N and 124 degrees 43.40 minutes W, thence following the 
International Boundary between Canada and the U.S. to 48 degrees 29.55 minutes 
N and 124 degrees 56.20 minutes W, thence in a straight line to the point of 
commencement.  

Restricted Fishing Areas as described on this link: 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/restricted-restreint-eng.html


FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact: Brad Beaith 250-756-7190 or John Webb 250-627-3409 

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0385
Sent April 20, 2017 at 1324