Fishery Notice

FN0808-RECREATIONAL - SALMON: Sockeye and Chinook - Region 3 - Fraser River near Lillooet - Opening - August 15, 2014

Effective 00:01 hours August 15, 2014 until further notice in the waters of the 
Fraser River from the confluence of Fraser River and the Seton River downstream 
to fishing boundary signs located on both sides of the Fraser River 
approximately 4km downstream of the town of Lillooet, you may retain:

- Two (2) sockeye per day;
- Four (4) chinook per day, only one of which may be greater than 50 cm.

Fishing is permitted during daylight hours only.

The daily limit for salmon is four (4) in total for all species per day. (see 
Notes section below)

There is a minimum size limit of 30 cm for chinook caught in non-tidal waters. 

Day light hours only refers to (One hour before sunrise to one hour after 
sunset).  Reference to sunrise and sunset means the times for those events as 
calculated by the National Research Council of Canada and published daily at

This reflects a change to the BC Freshwater Salmon Supplement.  The on-line 
version of this guide will be updated within 24 hours of this notice, please 

Variation order 2014-367 and 2014-368.


The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific Salmon (other than 
kokanee) from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4).

Single barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in tidal and non-
tidal waters of British Columbia.

Sport anglers and guides are reminded to label and submit heads from adipose 
fin-clipped (hatchery-marked) chinook and coho salmon to the Salmon 	Head 
Recovery Program. Recovery of coded-wire tags from recreational fishers 
provides critical information for coast-wide stock assessment.  For 	more 
information and locations of Depots contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery 
Program at (866) 483-9994  or visit the following site:

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 (866) 431-


Contact Dale Michie, 250-851-4946

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0808
Sent August 14, 2014 at 1427