Fishery Notice

Category(s):
RECREATIONAL - Salmon
Subject:
FN1070-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Fraser River - Mission Bridge to Alexandra Bridge - Closure to Salmon Fishing - Effective September 29, 2018


Due to identified conservation concerns, the following closure periods are in 
place to protect and mitigate potential impacts on Interior Fraser River 
Steelhead (IFR) Steelhead stocks of concern.

Waters: Fraser River in Region 2 (non-tidal waters of the Fraser River). Region 
2 waters are those waters between the downstream edge of the CPR bridge at 
Mission, BC to the downstream side of the Alexandra Bridge.

Management Measures: 

Effective September 29 until October 25, 2018, fishing for salmon is not 
permitted. 
 
Recreational salmon fishing opportunities on the Fraser River are anticipated 
later in the season after this window closure period.

Variation Order: 2018-RFQ-0497


Notes:

Anglers are advised to check http://bcsportfishguide.ca for fishing closures 
and other recreational fishing information

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).

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Barbara Mueller, Resource Manager (Fraser River) - Delta (604)666-2370

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1070
Sent September 26, 2018 at 1516