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Salmon Closures (Recreational)

Check for salmon (and other species) fishery closures in your area before your fishing trip - BC Sport Fishing Guide

Notice Posted: Wednesday September 13, 2017


Halibut Fishing Closure (Recreational)

Recreational fishing for halibut will close effective 23:59 hours September 6, 2017 for the balance of the year. For complete details link to the fishery notice.

Notice Posted: Wednesday September 06, 2017

New Fishers

If this is your first time obtaining an online Tidal Waters Sport Fishing licence or Yukon Salmon Conservation Catch Card

If you are under the age of 18 you must have parental permission to use this site and be authorized to use a credit card for payment.

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Returning Fishers

If you have previously obtained an online Tidal Waters Sport Fishing licence or Yukon Salmon Conservation Catch Card

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You are not able to obtain a BC Freshwater Fishing licence or a Yukon Anglers licence through this system.

To get your Provincial Freshwater licence, click here. To obtain a Yukon anglers licence, click here.

2017 Salmon Conservation Stamp - Artist: Nick Laferriere

2017 Salmon Conservation Stamp
Artist: Nick Laferriere