Fishery Notice

FN1216-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Squamish River - Chum Salmon Non-Retention - Effective November 1, 2018

Assessment of the Squamish watershed indicates that the return of Chum salmon 
to the system is low and cannot support a retention fishery at this time.  

Waters:  Squamish River

Management measures:

Effective November 1 until December 31, 2018:
- You may not retain Chum salmon.

Variation Order numbers: 2018-RFQ-588


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.

Anglers are advised to check 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).


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

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1216
Sent October 31, 2018 at 1510