Fishery Notice

FN0486-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Chinook - North Coast - Areas 3 to 5 and 101 to 105 - Daily Limits

As described in FN0428

Areas 3 to 5, 103 to 105, Subarea 102-1, and that portion of Area 101 east of 
131 degrees 40.0 minutes West longitude:
Effective 00:00:01 hours June 16, 2018 to 23:59:59 hours July 9, 2018 - there 
is zero (0) retention of Chinook. 

Variation Order Number: 2018-RFQ-0307


Possession limits are two times the daily limits.

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 
1-(866)431-FISH (3474).


Darren Chow
A/North Coast Recreational Fisheries Manager

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0486
Sent June 15, 2018 at 0947