Fishery Notice

FN0841-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Sockeye- Region 5A - Quesnel Lake and Quesnel River - Opening - August 19, 2014

Effective 00:01 hours Tuesday, August 19, 2014 until 23:50 hours Monday, 
September 15, 2014 you may retain two (2) sockeye per day in the following 

-The waters of Horsefly Bay located on Quesnel Lake inside a line connecting 
white triangular fishing boundary signs located on opposite shorelines at the 
entrance to the bay;

-The waters of the Quesnel River downstream from white triangular fishing 
boundary signs at the mouth of Quesnel Canyon to the Johnston Subdivision 
bridge near Quesnel, BC.

Fishing is permitted during daylight hours only.

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 2014-377 and 2014-378


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 - FN0841
Sent August 18, 2014 at 1531