Fishery Notice

RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon)
RECREATIONAL - General Information
FN0339-RECREATIONAL - Shellfish and Groundfish Closures in Subareas 28-6 to 28-9

Effective immediately and until further notice, the following portions of Area 
28: Subareas 28-6 to 28-9 inclusive are closed to fishing for all shellfish and 
groundfish species.  This area includes those waters easterly of a line drawn 
between Point Grey to Point Atkinson to the westerly side of the Lions Gate 

This closure is in response to a fuel spill in English Bay on April 9, 2015 and 
is a precautionary measure.

Reminder: Recreational fishing between Lions Gate Bridge and Ironworkers 
Memorial Bridge (also known as Second Narrows Bridge) is closed year around.
In addition, the annual closure for all species of clam, oysters, mussels, 
scallops is in effect from April 1 to March 31 in the following Pacific Fishery 
Management Areas: Subareas 28-6 to 29-9.

VO# 2015-200 and 201


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 or the British Columbia's toll-free RAPP line (Report All 
Poachers and Polluters) at 1-877-952-RAPP (7277).

For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at 
1-(866)431-FISH (3474).


Contact the local DFO office in your area or Barbara Mueller, Resource Manager 
at 604-666-2370.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0339
Sent April 14, 2015 at 1501