Fishery Notice

FN0977-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Sockeye - Region 6 - Babine Lake - Daily Limit Effective Immediately

Effective September 4, 2015 to September 15, 2015, the recreational daily limit 
for sockeye salmon is four (4), in the waters of Babine Lake, not including 
tributaries, and excluding those waters within a 400m radius of the following 
tributary streams: Morrison Creek, Six Mile Creek, Pierre Creek, Pendleton 
Creek, Hazelwood Creek, Twain Creek, Tachek Creek, Five Mile Creek, Four Mile 
Creek, Sockeye Creek, Big Loon Creek, Tsezakwa Creek.


Please be aware of the following no fishing closures in this area:
Babine Lake east of a line from Gullwing Creek to the south shore of Babine Lake
Babine Lake within a 400m radius of the mouth of Pinkut Creek

The recreational daily limit remains at two (2) sockeye salmon, until September 
15, 2015, in the following waters:
Skeena River mainstem waters only, downstream of the confluence with the Babine 
River to the CNR railway bridge at Terrace, BC (Except for the area on the 
north bank of the Skeena River, from Mill Creek upstream to a white triangular 
fishing boundary sign 100 m upstream of the confluence with the Kitwanga River, 
0 per day).

Skeena River mainstem waters downstream of CNR Railway bridge at Terrace, BC.

Barbed hooks are allowed in Babine Lake.

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

If you're going fishing for salmon in non-tidal (fresh) waters, you need a Non-
Tidal Angling Licence, issued by the Province of British Columbia.  Visit the 
provincial website to buy your licence. Licences are available to BC residents 
and non-residents. Fees may vary and are listed online.  

Variation Order 2015-429


John Webb
Recreational Fisheries Manager
Fisheries & Oceans Canada
417 - 2nd Ave West, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1G8
250 627-3409

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0977
Sent September 4, 2015 at 0954