Fishery Notice

FN0470-RECREATIONAL- Salmon - Region 1 - Somass River - Limited Sockeye Opening

Effective daily from 06:00 hours to 22:00 hours, June 15, 2014 to 23:59 hours 
June 30, 2014 the daily limit of sockeye salmon is two (2) per day in that 
portion of the Somass River located approximately 200 meters above and 150 
metres below the island near the boat launch at Somass Park near Service Road.

The Port Alberni Sport Fishing Advisory Committee, the Hupacasath and Tseshaht 
First Nations, Area B Seine fleet, Area D Gillnet fleet, and DFO have agreed to 
implement a limited experimental fishery in a small portion of the Somass 
River, near Somass Park, to determine the long-term feasibility of future small-
scale non-tidal sockeye retention fisheries in years of high abundance. 

VO# 2014-275

Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or visit our website at

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0470
Sent June 12, 2014 at 1450