Fishery Notice

FN0555-RECREATIONAL- Salmon- Region 1 - Somass River - Limited Sockeye Opening - July 1, 2014

Effective daily from 06:00 hours to 22:00 hours July 1 to July 18, 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.

VO# 2014-305

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 
extend this 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. 

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

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0555
Sent June 27, 2014 at 1358