Fishery Notice

FN1179-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 1 - San Juan River - coho opportunity - October 25, 2014

Effective 00:01 hours October 25, 2014 to 23:59 hours December 31, 2014 you may 
retain one (1) coho salmon per day greater than 25 cm (hatchery marked or wild) 
in those portions of the San Juan River and tributaries that are currently open 
to fishing for salmon.

Anglers are reminded that this limit applies only in those waters of the San 
Juan River and its tributaries downstream of the Fleet River that are open to 
fishing for salmon.  Harris Creek, Hemmingsten Creek and the waters upstream of 
Hemmingsten Creek remain closed.

Variation Order Number: 2014-505

Anglers are further reminded of the following:

The use of single barbless hooks is mandatory in all streams in Region 1.

All foul hooked (ie: hooked other than in the mouth) must be returned to the 
river immediately;

Please refer to the 2013-2015 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis for 
further restrictions and information when fishing in the non-tidal waters of 
British Columbia, or contact your nearest Fish and Wildlife Office (Nanaimo 751-
3100), or Department of Fisheries and Oceans Office (Duncan 746-6221).

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-

Recovery of coded-wire tags from recreational fishers provides critical 
information for coast-wide stock assessment.  Sport anglers are reminded to 
label and submit heads from adipose fin-clipped chinook and coho salmon to 
Salmon Head Recovery Depots. Contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program at 
(866) 483-9994 for further information. 

Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office - Duncan (250) 746-6221. 

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1179
Sent October 24, 2014 at 1532