Effective immediately until 23:59 hours December 31, 2019, the daily limit for Chinook Salmon is four (4) per day, of which only two (2) may be over 62 cm, in the following areas: Qualicum River - upstream of the Big Qualicum Hatchery, those waters between the pool above the upper weir (located approx. 75m downstream of the E&N bridge) to the Horne Lake Dam. Anglers are reminded that fishing is only permitted in this area using a single barbless hook with a 15 mm (or less) hook to shank measurement. Variation Order: 2019-RFQ-516 Anglers are further reminded that intentionally (willfully) foul-hooking fish or attempting to foul hook fish is illegal and that non-compliance may result in closure. (Foul hook is defined as; hooking a fish in any part of its body other than the mouth). 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 1-800-465-4336. For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at 1-866-431-FISH (3474). FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or visit our website at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca.
Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0963
Sent September 20, 2019 at 0951
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