Fishery Notice

FN0785-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Pink - Region 2 - Squamish - Closure effective August 13, 2019

In-season indicators of low Squamish Pink returns to date do not support a 
retention fishery at this time.  This measure is being put into place to 
protect pink salmon during the spawning period.

Waters:  Squamish River and tributaries 

Management measures:  
Effective August 13, 2019 until December 31, 2019:
- You may not retain pink salmon.

Variation Order numbers: 2019-RCT-429, 2019-RFQ-430


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 - FN0785
Sent August 13, 2019 at 1726