Fishery Notice

FN0783-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Pink - Region 2 - Chapman Creek - Opening August 5, 2017

Effective 00:01 hours August 5, 2017 until 23:59 hours December 31, 2017 the 
daily limit of pink salmon is four (4) per day, in that portion of Chapman 
Creek upstream of tidal water fishing boundary signs located below the Hwy 101 
Bridge to 100 metres below the falls. The falls are located approximately 550 
metres upstream of the powerline crossing.

Anglers are advised that environmental conditions are deteriorating in many 
parts of the South Coast, and if river flow levels continue to decline and 
water temperatures continue to increase, fishery closures may be implemented.

Variation Order 2017-403.


Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in tidal waters of British 

The term "marked" means a hatchery fish that has a healed scar in place of the 
adipose fin.

Sport anglers are encouraged to participate in the Salmon Sport Head Recovery 
program by labelling and submitting heads from adipose fin-clipped chinook and 
coho salmon. Recovery of coded-wire tags provides critical information for 
coast-wide stock assessment.  Contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program 
toll free at (866) 483-9994 for further information.

Anglers are advised to check for fishing closures 
and other recreational fishing information.

Tidal Water Sport Fishing Licences can be purchased via any computer connected 
to the internet at 
or by using Google search key words "Recfish Licence".

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 

Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or visit our website at

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0783
Sent August 4, 2017 at 1539