Fishery Notice

FN1100-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Chum - Region 2 - Squamish River Non-retention

South coast Chum returns to date have been very poor this season and 
observational information within the Squamish watershed indicates that the 
return of Chum salmon returns to the system is also low and cannot support a 
retention fishery at this time.  

Waters:  Squamish River

Management measures:

Effective November 1, 2019 until December 31, 2019:
- You may not retain Chum salmon.

Variation Order numbers: 2019-RFQ-589


Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in non-tidal waters of 
British Columbia.  

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 - FN1100
Sent October 23, 2019 at 1235