HOW TO USE THIS SYNOPSIS

HOW TO USE THIS SYNOPSIS
Remember
When fishing in B.C., you must follow:
1. Provincial Regulations
2. Regional Regulations
3. Water-Specific Regulations, if applicable
4. Recent regulation changes, if applicable
Where to find the regulations which apply to you
Peace
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PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS (and Licensing Requirements)
Find these general regulations on pages 6-11.
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REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Find these regulations at the beginning of each Regional chapter.
(The map on this page shows B.C.’s nine regions.)
Region 1
Vancouver Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Region 2
Lower Mainland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Region 3
Thompson-Nicola. . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Region 4
Kootenay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Region 5
Cariboo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Region 6
Skeena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Region 7A Omineca. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Region 7B Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Region 8
Okanagan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
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WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
There may or may not be special regulations which apply to
your lake or stream. Here’s how to find out:
LOOK FOR THE LAKE OR STREAM you plan to fish in the WaterSpecific Tables following the Regional Regulations for your
Region.
A. IF YOUR LAKE OR STREAM DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE
WATER-SPECIFIC TABLES, NO SPECIAL REGULATIONS ARE
IN EFFECT. THEREFORE, YOU MUST ONLY FOLLOW:
• The Provincial Regulations AND
• The Regional Regulations for the Region.
B. IF YOUR LAKE OR STREAM DOES APPEAR IN THE
REGIONAL WATER-SPECIFIC TABLES,
YOU MUST FOLLOW:
• The Provincial Regulations,
• The Regional Regulations for the Region, AND/OR
• Any EXCEPTIONS or ADDITIONS listed for your water.
REGULATIONS ON TRIBUTARIES. In addition, if an asterisk
(∑) is listed next to a lake or stream listed in the Tables,
then those regulations also apply to any tributary streams
that flow into that lake or stream (see page 5).
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IN-SEASON REGULATION CHANGES may have been
adopted after this Synopsis was published. These will be:
• posted on the Ministry of Natural Resource Operations/
Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Branch website,
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations
- Click on “In-Season Regulations Changes” and select
the appropriate Region
• listed in Fishing Notices posted in the field, and
• Distributed via RSS (Really Simple Syndication) to
subscribers.
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BRITISH COLUMBIA’S
FISH AND WILDLIFE REGIONS
RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF REGULATION CHANGES VIA RSS
We have adopted a new system for notifying anglers of
in-season or recent regulation changes. RSS is an internetbased technology that allows users to sign up for instant
web updates. It is a convenient way to be notified of
changes to regulations. To sign up for this new service, visit
the Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Branch website,
click on the RSS icon, and subscribe to the In-Season
Regulation Changes feed.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
please contact any:
• Fish and Wildlife Regional Office
• Conservation Officer Service Office
• Provincial Hatchery
• Fisheries and Oceans Office
listed on the first page of each Regional chapter
LOOKING FOR A DEFINITION?
See page 88.
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MINISTER’S MESSAGE
As Minister of Natural Resource
Operations I’d like to welcome
you to the many recreational
freshwater fishing opportunities
in British Columbia. Anglers can
experience world-class fishing
in every corner of our province
- from small lakes that are stocked
with ever-popular rainbow trout to
fishing in the province’s numerous
pristine rivers and streams.
This Synopsis contains valuable
information to help you enjoy your
day on the water, and outlines the
regulations that ensure sustainable
fishing practices.
In 2007 the Province and its
partners, the Freshwater Fisheries
Society of BC and the Habitat
Conservation Trust Foundation,
established a goal to get more
people out fishing in B.C.
Since then we’ve launched a
number of programs to make it
easier to get an angling licence
and learn about fishing. Electronic
angling licensing, learn-to-fish
and fishing-in-the-city programs,
simplifying regulations, and a redesign of this angling synopsis are
just a few examples of the work
we’re doing to get more people
interested and out angling.
The Freshwater Fishing Regulations
Synopsis is now being published
every two years. Please be sure to
retain this copy for both the 20112012 and 2012-2013 fishing seasons.
Regulation changes will be posted
on the Fish and Wildlife website at
www.gov.bc.ca/nro/. If you wish to
be notified of in-season regulation
changes, please see instructions in
the ‘How To Use This Synopsis’ on
page 1.
Enjoy B.C.’s beautiful backcountry
and please fish responsibly.
Minister Steve Thomson
Ministry of Natural Resource
Operations
MAJOR REGULATION CHANGES FOR 2011-2013
NOTE: To facilitate use of the Regional Tables, please note the
Table Legend located on each Regional Regulations page.
REGION 1
• Catch and release of all wild char in lakes
and streams
• Catch and release of all wild trout and
steelhead from streams
• Cowichan River:
» Repeal two no-fishing segments:
1) Sept 1 - Dec 15 - From the boundary
sign just downstream of the Duncan
pump house to the Allenby Rd Bridge,
and
2) Oct 10 - Dec 15 - From the CNR
trestle (at mile 66) to 50 m downstream
of the unnamed creek draining Mayo
lake
» Complete bait ban on all reaches of the
Cowichan River.
» Fly-fishing only for the Cowichan River
from the weir (dam) at the outlet of
Cowichan Lake to the CNR Mile 66
trestle bridge.
» Close the river from the CNR Mile 66
Trestle Bridge to the tidewater mark.
• Increased hatchery steelhead quota for the
Cluxewe River from 1 to 2.
2
• Bait is no longer permitted on Bear Creek,
Bings Creek, Chase River, Cherry Creek,
French Creek, Glenlion River, Kitsucksus
Creek, Millstone River, Mill Stream, Rogers
Creek, Shawnigan Creek, Willow Creek.
REGION 2
• Lois Lake and Khartoum Lake: Increased
daily quota from 0 to 4 on hatchery Rainbow
trout and increased daily quota from 4 to 5
on Kokanee.
REGION 3
• Phillips, Fleming, Skimikin, Miller, Skmana,
Little Skmana, Forest, Nellies, and Miller
Lakes are now re-opened for fishing
following treatment to eradicate illegally
introduced fish species.
REGION 4
• Removal of fly-fishing only and artificial fly
only regulations on the Kaslo River above
Keen Creek, Kootenay Lake - Upper West
Arm, Lodgepole Creek below falls, St. Mary
River Below St. Mary Lake, Skookumchuck
Creek from Buhl to Sandown Creeks, White
River, and the Wigwam River.
REGION 5 No changes
REGION 6
• Angling Management Plans have been
developed for 12 steelhead waters in the
Skeena Region (see page 60 for more
information). Regulation changes include:
» changes to water classifications
» extensions to the classified water
seasons
» extensions to steelhead stamp
requirements
» Canadian resident-only fishing times and
zones
REGION 7A
• Various minor regulatory changes were
made to angling in the Omineca region,
refer to the regional regulations and tables
for details.
REGION 7B No changes
REGION 8
• Daily rainbow trout quota in lakes reduced
from to 6 to 5
• Treble hooks now permitted on Okanagan
lake; barbless restrictions still apply.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
FRESHWATER FISHING
REGULATIONS SYNOPSIS
2011-2013
How to Use This Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Message from the Minister . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Major Regulation Changes for 2011-2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Salmon Management in Fresh Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program
Atlantic Salmon Exotic Alert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
How to Read the Regional Water-Specific Tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Licencing and Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 7, 8
Family Fishing Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Centre Colour Section, 61
Conservation Surcharge Stamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Classified Waters Licences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Dean River Draw (Region 5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Angling Guiding in B.C.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
Allowable Fishing Methods and Rules on Bait Usage . . . . . . . . . . 9
Quotas and Size Limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Protected Species and “No Fishing” Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Fishing in Provincial Parks and Ecological Reserves . . . . . . . . . . 10
Fishing in National Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Handling Your Catch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Enforcement and Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Each of the following Regional sections contains regional contact
information, region-specific regulations, Management Unit boundary
maps, tables detailing water-specific regulations, and suggested
Family Fishing Waters.
REGION 1
REGION 2
REGION 3
REGION 4
REGION 5
REGION 6
REGION 7A
REGION 7B
REGION 8
VANCOUVER ISLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LOWER MAINLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
THOMPSON-NICOLA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
KOOTENAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
CARIBOO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SKEENA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
OMINECA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PEACE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
OKANAGAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
13
22
29
37
45
54
65
70
74
BOATING INFORMATION
Fluctuating Lake and Reservoir Levels
Does my boat need to be registered?
Eurasian Watermilfoil Alert
Boating Etiquette and Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
FEATURE ARTICLES
Fishing in the City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
New Zero-Tolerance Approach to Illegal Fish Introductions . . . . . 82
Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Angling Safety in Bear Country . . . . . . . . . . . Centre Colour Section
Fish Identification Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Centre Colour Section
Fish Consumption Advisories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Free “Catch Fishing” Booklet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Fish Tagging in B.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Angling Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Rotational Angling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Fisheries Web Links. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Ruler for Measuring Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
WE WELCOME YOUR SUGGESTIONS.
Please send comments to:
The Synopsis, Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Branch,
Ministry of Natural Resource Operations,
PO Box 9363 STN PROV GOVT,
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9M2
For an on-line copy of this Synopsis or to check for
recent regulation changes go to:
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
The sale of advertising pays for a significant portion of this publication.
The Ministry of Natural Resource Operations neither endorses products or
services offered in the advertising nor accepts any liability arising from the
use of such products or services.
FRONT COVER:
Keith Douglas
www.keithdouglas.ca
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SALMON MANAGEMENT
IN FRESH WATER
SALMON REGULATIONS IN FRESH WATER
The management of salmon fisheries in B.C., in both tidal and fresh waters, is the
responsibility of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). The regulations for salmon fishing
in fresh water are not included in this Synopsis, but are available from any DFO Office or
through the on-line Freshwater Salmon Supplement at DFO’s website (www.pac.dfo-mpo.
gc.ca/recfish).
To fish for salmon in fresh water, however, a provincial Non-Tidal Angling Licence is
required (see page 6).
To retain any salmon caught in fresh water, your provincial Non-Tidal Angling Licence must
be validated with a Non-Tidal Salmon Conservation Stamp (see page 7 for details).
For information on salmon regulations,
please contact your nearest DFO office
(listed on the Regional maps page in this
Synopsis).
• Visit DFO’s website, www.pac.
dfo-mpo.gc.ca/recfish, for updated
salmon regulations.
• DFO’s website also has information
on salmon identification, packaging
salmon for transport, and obtaining
a Tidal Waters Sport Fishing
Licence online.
Please note that when fresh waters
are closed to fishing or have gear
restrictions outlined in this Synopsis, the
regulations apply to fishing for salmon
as well as for non-salmon species.
REPORT SALMON VIOLATIONS…
PLEASE CALL 1-800-465-4336
SALMON SPORT HEAD RECOVERY PROGRAM
Is your chinook or coho salmon missing its adipose fin?
Heads from chinook and coho salmon with a
missing adipose fin should be submitted to the
nearest Salmon Sport Head Recovery Depot. The
heads may contain implanted coded-wire tags
with information important for management and
research.
1. Check any sport-caught chinook or coho salmon
that you retain to see if the ADIPOSE fin is missing.
2. If so, please bring
the head to a
Salmon Sport Head
Recovery Depot.
For more information on this program and the
locations of the recovery depots, please refer to
DFO’s website (see above) or call toll free:
1-866-483-9994.
By participating in the Salmon Sport Head
Recovery Program, you will be entered into
an annual prize draw. You will also receive
information on the origin of your fish.
EXOTIC ALERT: ATLANTIC SALMON IN B.C.
The Ministry of Natural Resource Operations encourages anglers to report the catch of Atlantic salmon in lakes and streams near the west
coast of the province. Anglers are asked to pay special attention to salmon with unusual spotting and eroded fins.
Atlantic salmon can be identified by:
• 8-11 anal fin rays (Pacific salmon have 11-13 rays)
• Very noticeable, large, black spots on the gill cover
(not common on native salmon)
• Large scales and black spots on the back
• May have very noticeably eroded or worn fins from
containment in net-pens
Large Scales
Large Black Dots on Back
No Spots
on Tail
2 - 3 Large Black Spots
8-11 Anal Fin Rays
on Gill Cover
Report any captures or sightings of Atlantic salmon to the
Atlantic Salmon Watch Program by calling toll free 1-800-811-6010.
The entire fish (including entrails) should be saved, preferably frozen, for positive identification and biological sampling, with as much
information as possible regarding date, location and method of capture.
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HOW TO READ THE REGIONAL
WATER-SPECIFIC TABLES
The Regulations listed in
the Water-Specific Tables are
EXCEPTIONS or ADDITIONS to the Regional
Regulations. What follows is an explanation of the
information in each column of the tables:
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
ADAM RIVER (EXCEPT Eve River)∑
AHNUHATI RIVER∑
∏
ALICE LAKE
AMOR LAKE
1-10
1-15
1-13
1-10
1.
2.
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Artificial fly only above Eve River, to Highway 19 bridge
Class II water Apr 1-Oct 31; Steelhead Stamp mandatory Apr 1-June 30
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout/daily quota = 2
1. Waters with Special Restrictions
This column lists waters with restrictions not
covered by the Regional Regulations.
An asterisk (∑) means the regulation
applies to tributary streams as well.
A fish symbol (π) means the lake is
stocked. Not all stocked lakes are listed in
the Tables; see page 83.
A (∏) symbol means that this is a
Classified Water; see page 8.
2. Management Unit (M.U.)
This column lists one or more Management
Units only as a reference to help you locate
your target lake or stream and to distinguish
waters in a region with the same name. Not
all applicable M.U.’s may be listed. Consult
the B.C. Recreational Atlas or Regional maps
for Management Unit boundaries.
3. Exceptions to the Regional Regulations
"Catch & Release”
You may fish for the named species, but you
must release any that you catch. You must
return your fish to the water as quickly and
carefully as possible (see “Releasing Fish”,
page 11).
All anglers of any age must comply with
all regulations set out in this Synopsis
as well as any in-season changes
as made public by the Ministry. The
regulations described in this Synopsis
do not apply to tidal waters.
3.
Boating Restrictions
Boating restrictions are adopted for either
fisheries management or public safety
reasons. The various restrictions include:
No angling from boats... you may use a boat
or other floating device for transportation
in these waters but you may not angle from
that boat.
No angling from powered boats... you are
not allowed to angle from a boat equipped
with a motor on these waters.
No powered boats... boat motors of all types
(internal combustion, steam and electric)
are prohibited on these waters.
Electric motors only... you may use only
battery-powered electric motors. All other
types of motors (internal combustion, steam)
are prohibited on these waters. In addition,
wind or human propelled craft may be used.
Engine power restrictions... boat motors
cannot exceed the engine power (given in
kilowatts) listed in the “Exceptions” column.
Speed Restriction... boats equipped with
motors cannot exceed the speed limit listed
in the “Exceptions” column.
No towing... do not tow a person on water
skis, a surf board or other water toy.
No vessels... boats and rafts of all types are
prohibited.
Please note: most boating restrictions
are the responsibility of the Transport
Canada Marine. They are published here
as a courtesy to anglers but, due to space
limitations, may not be complete. For more
information write to the:
Transport Canada Marine
Office of Boating Safety,
620-800 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C.
V6Z 2J8
or call 604-666-2681.
∂ "Age restricted waters"... you may fish
in these waters only if you are less than
16 years of age (residents under 16 do not
need a licence to fish - see page 6), or are
in possession of a valid Non-Tidal Angling
Licence indicating either B.C. Senior or B.C.
Disabled.
"No fishing for"... you may not deliberately
fish for the species named even if your
intention is to release any fish that you
may catch. If you accidentally catch a fish
of the species named, you must release it
as quickly and carefully as possible (see
“Releasing Fish”, page 11).
Dates... restrictions may apply for all or
part of the year. When no date is listed, the
restriction applies all year. Start and end
dates are inclusive.
Tributaries... when all restrictions cited apply
to both the named body of water and its
tributaries, an asterisk (∑) is placed in the
first column. When only some restrictions
apply to the tributaries then an asterisk is
placed after the relevant restriction cited in
this column.
YOU AND THE LAW
The British Columbia Freshwater Fishing
Regulations Synopsis is intended for
general information purposes only.
Where there is a discrepancy between
this Synopsis and the Regulations, the
Regulations are the final authority.
Regulations are subject to change from
time to time and it is the responsibility
of an individual to be informed of the
current Regulations.
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LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
Licence Type
Resident ✚
All annual licences are valid
for the current licence year, April 1st to March 31st,
commencing on the date purchased. Licences are not transferrable
and are not valid unless signed by the licence holder.
Note: Taxes not included in fees listed below.
Non-Resident ✚
Non-Resident Alien ✚
(B.C. Residents)
(Residents of Another Province or Territory)
(Residents of Another Country)
$ 55
$ 20
$ 36
★
★
$ 80
$ 20
$ 50
★
★
$ 60
$ 30
$ 20
$ 20
$ 20
$ 60
$ 30
$ 20
$ 20
$ 20
$ 60
$ 15
$ 30
$ 60
$ 15
$ 30
◆
$ 40/day
$ 20/day
◆
$ 40/day
$ 20/day
Basic Licences
Annual Angling Licence
$ 36
One Day Angling Licence ✽
$ 10
Eight Day Angling Licence ✽
$ 20
Annual Licence for Disabled
$ 1
Annual Licence for Age 65 Plus
$ 5
Conservation Surcharges (see page 7)
Steelhead
$ 25
Non-Tidal Salmon
$ 15
Kootenay Lake Rainbow Trout
$ 10
Shuswap Lake Rainbow Trout
$ 10
Shuswap Lake Char
$ 10
White Sturgeon Conservation Licences (see page 7)
Annual
$ 25
One Day
$8
Eight Day
$ 15
Classified Waters Licences (see page 8)
Classified Waters Licence (annual)
$ 15
Class I Waters Licence
◆
Class II Waters Licence
◆
✽ You may buy as many One Day and Eight Day Licences (covering 8 consecutive days) as you need, but only one Annual Licence.
See definitions of “resident”, “non-resident” and “non-resident alien” on page 88. Members of the armed services and students returning
to B.C. may be eligible to purchase licences at the Resident rate. For more information, contact a Service BC Centre.£
★ Fee reduction not available. Regular licence required.
◆ Not available. See “Classified Waters Licences”, page 8.
Note: Most licence fees include a conservation surcharge administered by the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.
✚
IF YOU ARE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER:
u You must have a valid basic licence to
sport fish for any species of fish in non-tidal
waters (including salmon) - see definition of
“fish” on page 96.
u You must purchase appropriate
supplementary licences and stamps.
u You must carry your licence while sport
fishing and, if asked, produce it for
inspection by a Conservation Officer, Fishery
Officer, RCMP constable, Park Ranger in a
park, or an Officer under the Wildlife Act.
u Basic and supplementary licences and
stamps are not valid in National Parks,
except for Pacific Rim National Park and
the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (see
page 10).
IF YOU ARE UNDER 16 AND A RESIDENT OF
B.C.✚:
u You may sport fish without any licence or
stamp (but must abide by the regulations).
u You do not need to be accompanied by a
licence holder.
u You are entitled to your own quota of fish.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 16
AND NOT A RESIDENT OF B.C.✚:
u You do not require any licence or stamp to
sport fish, but you must be accompanied by
6
a person 16 years or older who holds the
appropriate licences and stamps.
u Any fish you keep must be counted as
part of the catch and possession of your
accompanying licence holder.
u If you want to catch and keep your own
quota of fish, you must buy a licence and
any necessary supplementary licences and
stamps.
IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF B.C.✚ AND
DISABLED:
You may qualify for a fee reduction on your
basic licence.
● To get an application form contact any
Service BC Centre£ or write to:
Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Branch
PO Box 9363 STN PROV GOVT
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9M2
Note: Refunds will not be issued for licences
already purchased at the full price.
IF YOU ARE AN INDIAN AS DEFINED IN THE
INDIAN ACT (CANADA) AND A RESIDENT
OF B.C.✚:
u You are not required to obtain any type of
fishing licence or stamp to sport fish in nontidal waters.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOSE YOUR LICENCE:
u You must be in possession of a valid licence
prior to resuming fishing.
u Do not buy a new licence. You are only
permitted one annual angling licence per
year.
u If you lose the licence that you purchased
on-line, you can:
● Reprint it from the Internet,
● Get a Service BC Centre to reprint it for
you, or
● Get a licence vendor to reprint a copy
(there may be a fee)
u Your retention record (see page 7) must be
transferred to the new copy.
u In exceptional cases, “old-style” paper
licences may be issued by guides and some
licence vendors. If you lose one of these
“old style” paper licences, visit any Service
BC Centre or licence vendor for further
instructions.
✚
See definition of “Resident”, page 88.
£
For a listing of Service BC Centres and
licence vendors, go to
http://a100.gov.bc.ca/pub/lvs
PURCHASING LICENCES
E-LICENSING
WHERE TO BUY A LICENCE
Non-Tidal Angling Licences are available
on-line. The Non-Tidal (Freshwater) Fishing ELicensing system allows anglers to register to
obtain an Angler Number and purchase their
basic Non-Tidal Angling Licence, Classified
Waters Licences, White Sturgeon Conservation
Licences and Conservation Surcharge Stamps,
at any time.
To purchase your angling licence on-line or for
further information, please go to
www.fishing.gov.bc.ca.
Anglers may also obtain electronic licences
from their local Service BC Centre or any licence
vendor who may offer this service. For a listing
of Service BC Centres and licence vendors, go to
http://a100.gov.bc.ca/pub/lvs.
CONSERVATION SURCHARGES
Your basic angling licence can be validated with up to five annual Conservation Surcharge Stamps described in detail below, plus a White Sturgeon
Conservation Licence. The stamps are valid for the licence year (i.e., to March 31). (Anglers who purchase more than one short-term “old style”
paper licence (i.e., One Day or Eight Day Licences) should keep the current licence and the original licence with its Conservation Surcharge
Stamps together while angling.) Note: If a copy of your basic licence is reprinted, all your retention records must be transferred to the new copy.
STEELHEAD
NON-TIDAL SALMON
SHUSWAP LAKE RAINBOW TROUT
Your basic licence must be validated with a
Conservation Surcharge Stamp if you intend to
fish for steelhead anywhere in B.C. (whether
you intend to keep or release your catch). In
addition, a steelhead stamp is mandatory when
fishing on most Classified Waters during certain
specified periods, even when fishing for species
other than steelhead. Refer to the regional
tables for dates and exceptions.
Your basic licence must be validated with
a Conservation Surcharge Stamp to keep a
salmon of any legal size or species (other
than kokanee) from non-tidal waters. A stamp
is not required if you intend to release all
salmon caught. You must immediately record
your retention of adult chinook salmon on
your basic angling licence.
Your basic licence must be validated with a
Conservation Surcharge Stamp to keep rainbow
trout over 50 cm from Shuswap Lake1. You must
immediately record your retention on your
basic angling licence.
This stamp is available with all annual and
short-term basic licences, but you are limited
to one stamp per year, regardless of how
many short-term licences you buy. You must
immediately record your retention of hatchery
steelhead on your basic angling licence.
Please retain your basic licence for the entire
licence year as you may be requested to
complete an annual steelhead survey.
Note: “Adult Chinook” are defined in the
Freshwater Salmon Supplement published by
DFO (see page 4 of this Synopsis).
KOOTENAY LAKE RAINBOW TROUT
Your basic licence must be validated with
a Conservation Surcharge Stamp to keep
rainbow trout over 50 cm from the main body
of Kootenay Lake. You must immediately
record your retention on your basic angling
licence.
No Conservation Surcharge Stamp is required
if you release all Kootenay Lake rainbow trout
over 50 cm.
SHUSWAP LAKE CHAR
Note: The ANNUAL province-wide quota
for hatchery steelhead is 10.
All wild steelhead must be released
Your basic licence must be validated with a
Conservation Surcharge Stamp to keep char
over 60 cm caught in Shuswap Lake1. You must
immediately record your retention on your
basic angling licence.
No Conservation Surcharge Stamp is required
if you release all Shuswap Lake rainbow trout
over 50 cm.
1
Shuswap Lake includes the main body of
Shuswap Lake, Little Shuswap Lake, South
Thompson River between Shuswap Lake and
Little Shuswap Lake, Seymour, Anstey and
Salmon arms and Mara Lake.
WHITE STURGEON
You must purchase a White Sturgeon
Conservation Licence, in addition to your
basic licence, if you intend to fish for white
sturgeon on the lower and middle portions2 of
the Fraser River watershed (which includes
the Fraser’s tributaries). This is a catch-andrelease only fishery - all sturgeon must be
released. Please note that this is the only
white sturgeon fishery in the province’s nontidal waters.
2
From the CPR Bridge at Mission to and
including Williams Lake River in the Cariboo
No Conservation Surcharge Stamp is required if
you release all Shuswap Lake char over 60 cm.
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CLASSIFIED WATERS LICENCES
The classified waters of B.C. are highly
productive trout streams. These streams
are classified as either Class I or Class II
and are listed in the Water-Specific Tables
for each Region. The Classified Waters
Licensing System was created to protect
the unique fishing opportunities provided by
these waters, which contribute significantly
to the province’s reputation as a worldclass fishing destination.
All anglers required to buy a basic
angling licence must also purchase a
Classified Waters Licence before fishing
on a stream during the period when it is
classified.
This licence is required in addition to the
basic angling licence and any other stamps
required by regulation. Also note that a
Steelhead Conservation Surcharge
Stamp is required at all times when fishing
for steelhead, or when fishing classified
waters during the period when steelhead
are known to be present. The specific times
when a Steelhead Stamp is mandatory are
listed in the Water-Specific Tables for each
Region.
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IF YOU ARE A B.C. RESIDENT:
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Your Classified Waters Licence may be
purchased on-line or from a licence vendor.
It is an annual licence. This means you can
fish on any Class I or Class II water in the
province during the year the licence is valid.
NON-GUIDED Non-Resident Aliens
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Section of the Dean River should refer
to pages 46 and 48 for details.
If you are a NON-GUIDED “Non-Resident” or
NON-GUIDED “Non-Resident Alien”:
Your Classified Waters Licence for Class I or
Class II waters may be purchased on-line or
from a licence vendor. It is sold on a per diem
basis and is date and water-specific. Although
anglers may purchase as many Classified
Waters Licences as they wish, each licence
may not exceed 8 consecutive days.
If you are a GUIDED “Non-Resident” or a
GUIDED “Non-Resident Alien”:
Your Classified Waters Licence for Class I
or Class II waters may be purchased on-line
or from a licence vendor; confirm with your
angling guide before purchasing your licence.
It is sold on a per diem basis and is date
and water-specific. Although anglers
may purchase as many Classified Waters
Licences as they wish, each licence may
not exceed 8 consecutive days.
EXCEPTION: Non-Resident Aliens
(whether GUIDED or NON-GUIDED) may
only purchase one Classified Waters
Licence for the Dean River.
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ALLOWABLE FISHING METHODS
Although angling is the most popular form of
sport fishing in British Columbia, there are
other methods that you can use to take fish.
Your basic fishing licence entitles you to:
angle … fish (with or without a rod) with
one fishing line to which only one hook,
one artificial lure OR one artificial fly is
attached.
down-rig … angling with a downrigger is
permitted, provided the fishing line is
attached to the downrigger by a quickrelease mechanism.
ice fish … with one line and one lure,
artificial fly or other terminal attractor.
It is your legal responsibility to warn
other people of the existence of your ice
hole and remove your ice hut before ice
breakup.
set line … you may only fish with a set line
(an unattended line) in lakes of Region 6
& in lakes of Zone A of Region 7. You are
allowed to use only one line with one hook
(no smaller than 3 cm from point to shank
- see below). Any game fish that you
catch other than burbot must be released.
Set lines must be marked with angler’s
name, address and telephone number.
Set Line Hook
(shown 1/2 size)
Point
Shank
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spear fish … means to fish with a spear or
an arrow that is propelled by a spring, an
elastic band, compressed air, a bow or by
hand. Only non-game fish (such as carp)
may be speared, except burbot which may
also be speared in Regions 3, 5, 6, 7 and
8. No spear fishing of any other game fish
(as defined on page 96), pacific salmon or
protected species (page 10) is permitted
anywhere in B.C. No spear fishing of any
kind is permitted in Region 1.
trap crayfish … with any number or size of
traps for personal consumption. You must
release all fin fish caught in your trap.
To help sustain crayfish populations, you
should release any crayfish that are less
than 9 cm in total length as well as those
bearing eggs or young.
IT IS UNLAWFUL TO....
XUse barbed hooks or a hook with more
than one point in any river, stream, creek
or slough in B.C. (Note: the use of barbed
hooks in lakes is permitted, unless noted in
the Regional Water-Specific Tables)
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
XAngle with a fishing line to which more
than one artificial fly is attached (i.e., to
use “dropper flies”).
XUse a light in any manner to attract fish,
unless the light is submerged and attached
to the fishing line within 1 m of the hook.
XFish with nets, including dip nets, minnow
nets, gill nets or cast nets.
XSnag (foul hook) fish (see definition, page
96). Any fish willfully or accidently snagged
must be released immediately.
XUse more than one fishing line, EXCEPT
a person who is alone in a boat on a lake
may angle with two lines.
XPlace any fishing gear
in any water during a
closed time (a “no fishing”
period).
XAngle with a fishing line
to which more than 1 kg
of weight is attached
(this does not apply to
downrigger weights).
XWaste the fish you catch.
If your fish is not suitable for eating or if
possession is illegal because of quotas,
size limits or closed seasons, return the
fish quickly and gently to the water.
XRelease fish in a harmful manner if you
are not going to keep your catch. Follow
the catch & release tips outlined on p. 11.
XBuy, sell or barter or attempt to buy, sell
or barter any fish caught by sport fishing.
XDamage or interfere with a trap set
for furbearers. If you believe the trap
has been set illegally, report it to a
Conservation Officer.
XHave any live fish in your possession
in the wild, or move any live fish or
live aquatic invertebrates around the
province or transplant them into any
waters of B.C. Do not keep angled fish
alive in a “livewell” or other device, or on
stringers, and never use live fish as bait
or release your aquarium fish to the wild.
“High-grading” is illegal.
XEnter or cross cultivated land, posted
land, private land or Indian Reserve
land without proper permission.
X ...Please refer to additional restrictions
RULES ON BAIT USAGE
“Bait” is any foodstuff or natural substance
used to attract fish, other than wood,
cotton, wool, hair, fur or feathers. It
does not include fin fish, other than
roe. It includes roe, worms and other
edible substances, as well as scents and
flavourings containing natural substances
or nutrients.
Roe… you must not have more than 1 kg of
roe (fish eggs) in your possession for use
as bait unless the roe was obtained from a
commercial source that lawfully obtained
that roe, or you have in your possession
the freshly dressed fish from which the
roe in excess of 1 kg was taken. Carry a
receipt with you if you purchased roe from
a commercial source.
Aquatic invertebrates… you may use
freshwater invertebrates (e.g. aquatic
insects and crayfish) in streams as bait
unless a bait ban applies. When fishing
at a lake, you may not possess or use
for bait any freshwater invertebrates;
this includes the aquatic stage of any
insect, such as dragonfly nymphs or
caddisfly larvae.
Chumming… attempting to attract fish by
depositing any substance in the water, is
prohibited.
Fin fish… the use of fin fish (dead or alive)
or parts of fin fish other than roe is
prohibited throughout the province, with
the following exception: You may use
the head of fin fish or the headless body of
fin fish as bait, only:
(a) when sport fishing for sturgeon in Fraser
River (Region 2 only), or
(b) when set lining in lakes of Region 6 or in
lakes of Zone A of Region 7.
and requirements on pages 10-12.
All other methods of taking fish are illegal.
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PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
QUOTAS
PROTECTED SPECIES
ECOLOGICAL RESERVES
For all game fish, there is a quota or limit on the
number of fish you may keep.
It is illegal to fish for, or catch and retain any of
the fish listed below. If you accidentally catch
one, you must release it right away where you
captured it. The fish on this list are considered
to be at risk in Canada and are legally protected
by federal statutes.
Fishing is prohibited in Ecological Reserves in
B.C. A complete list of ecological reserves is
available from BC Parks headquarters at: PO Box
9398, STN PROV GOVT, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9M9,
or on the BC Parks website:
www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/eco_reserve/
ecoresrv/ecoresrv.html.
Refer to the Regional Chapters for Regional
Daily Catch Quotas and to the Regional WaterSpecific Tables for special quotas on some
individual waters.
Daily catch quota … the maximum number of
fish of a given species, group of species, or
size class that you may keep in one calendar
day.
Possession quota … no more than twice the
daily quota unless otherwise specified (see
definition, page 96).
Monthly catch quota … the maximum number
of fish that you are allowed to keep in one
calendar month.
Annual catch quota … the maximum number
of fish that you are allowed to keep in one
licence year (April 1 to March 31).
Quotas are not cumulative: you cannot take
a quota from each region that you fish. A
good rule of thumb is this: never have in
your possession while at or near any lake or
stream, more fish than the allowable quota
for that lake or stream. Check the Regional
Regulations and Tables for daily catch
quotas for B.C. sport fish.
BC PARKS
SHORTHEAD SCULPIN
Cultus Pygmy Sculpin
Shorthead Sculpin
Giant Stickleback
Nooksack Dace
Umatilla Dace
Speckled Dace
Salish Sucker
Green Sturgeon
Vananda Creek Stickleback
Vancouver Lamprey
Paxton Lake Stickleback
NATIONAL PARKS
Enos Lake Stickleback
The seven National Parks within British
Columbia are: Kootenay, Yoho, Glacier,
Revelstoke, Pacific Rim, Gwaii Haanas and Gulf
Islands.
Morrison Creek Lamprey
Charlotte Unarmoured Stickleback
SIZE LIMITS
Size limits protect fish of certain sizes.
White Sturgeon (Nechako, Upper Fraser,
Kootenay and Columbia populations)
Measure your fish from the tip of the nose to the
fork of the tail to determine its legal length.
Size limits are listed with quotas in the Regional
For more information on protected species,
please visit Environment Canada’s website at
www.sararegistry.gc.ca.
Fork Length
“NO FISHING” AREAS
Adipose Fin
Most waters in B.C. are open to fishing for some
species 24 hours of the day, every day of the
year.
There are five basic exceptions:
Regulations and in the Regional WaterSpecific Tables. If you catch a fish protected
by a min. or max. size limit, release it as
quickly and carefully as possible (see
“Releasing Fish,” page 11).
Minimum size limits allow fish to spawn at least
once before they can be caught and kept.
There is no general minimum size limits for
trout/char in B.C. waters, EXCEPT where
specifically indicated in the Regional Daily
Catch Quotas or for waters listed in the
Regional Water-Specific Tables.
Maximum size limits allow larger fish to
be released to provide future fishing
opportunities.
10
Individuals visiting BC Parks, either a Park,
Conservancy, Recreation Area or Protected
Area should be aware that the Park Act and
its regulations apply, as do the sport fishing
regulations in this Synopsis.
NOTE: the use of horses, motor vehicles,
motorcycles, snowmobiles, other selfpropelled vehicles or bicycles is generally
prohibited in BC Parks except where
specifically authorized by a sign or Park
Officer. All motor vehicles on BC Park roads
must be licensed. Use of aircraft to arrive at
or depart from some parks is restricted.
X “No fishing” areas (see Regional Tables);
X Within Ecological Reserves (this page);
X Within 23 m below the lower entrance to any
fishway, canal, obstacle or leap;
X Within a 100 m radius of any government
facility operated for counting, passing or
rearing fish (e.g., fishway, fish hatchery,
aeration system) unless otherwise
designated; and
X Within National Parks unless a specific
location is identified as being open (see
“National Parks” on this page).
Not all “no fishing” areas are posted with signs.
Make sure you read the Regional Regulations for
the area in which you will be fishing. If you have
any questions, call or write the local Fish and
Wildlife Regional Office.
Freshwater fishing is prohibited in National
Parks unless opened under the National Parks
Fishing Regulations. Where open, anglers
require a National Park Fishing Permit to fish in
park waters.
A provincial angling licence is not valid unless
otherwise stated for any fresh water within
National Parks or National Park Reserves.
National Park Fishing Permits and Regulations
are available at park visitor centres and at some
local commercial outlets. The National Parks
Fishing Regulations may also be viewed at
www.pc.gc.ca by selecting a park and clicking
on “Activities,” then “Fishing,” or by contacting
Parks Canada at 1-888-773-8888.
For the 2011-2013 fishing season only,
the provincial freshwater regulations in this
Synopsis will be in effect for the non-tidal
waters in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
and a provincial angling licence will be
required.
All fresh waters within Gwaii Haanas
National Park Reserve and Gulf Islands
National Park Reserve are closed to fishing
throughout the 2011-2013 season.
For information about the 2011-2013 season,
contact Parks Canada.
HANDLING YOUR CATCH
WRAP IT RIGHT!
Restriction on cleaning and canning your
catch in non-tidal water (for all species
except salmon)
TRANSPORTING AND EXPORTING FISH
To comply with the law, follow these simple
guidelines when you clean and transport
your fish.
If you caught the fish yourself you must:
X Do not can, bottle or fillet fish caught by
sport fishing in non-tidal waters except at
your permanent residence (commercial
canning of these fish is not permitted).
X Leave the head, tail and all fins on
your catch until you get them to your
permanent (ordinary) residence.
We suggest you immediately remove the
gills and internal organs of any fish you
keep to reduce spoilage.
X Do not freeze fish together in an
unrecognizable block.
X Please refer to the fish cleaning guidelines
in “Angling Safety in Bear Country” in the
Centre Colour Section.
RELEASING FISH
THE GENTLE WAY
There is a growing trend among
anglers to catch and release,
unharmed, a part of their allowable
catch. A fish that appears unharmed
may not survive if carelessly handled,
so please abide by the following:
• Play and release fish as rapidly as
possible. A fish played for too long may
not recover.
• Keep the fish in the water as much
as possible. A fish out of water is
suffocating. Internal injuries and scale
loss is much more likely to occur when
out of water.
• Roll fish onto their backs (while still in the
water). This may reduce the amount they
struggle, therefore minimizing stress, etc.
In order to enforce quotas and size limits,
our officers must be able to count, measure
and identify your catch.
X Keep your angling licence handy while
travelling.
X Transport no more than your legal limit.
X Ensure your fish can be identified,
counted and measured if necessary (see
“Wrap it Right”).
If you are transporting fish for someone
else:
X Obtain and carry a signed letter from
that person with the following details:
the angler’s name, address, telephone
number and fishing licence number;
when and where the fish were caught;
the date and place at which you were
given the fish; the number, species and
• Carry needle-nose pliers. Grab the bend
or round portion of the hook with your
pliers, twist pliers upside down, and the
hook will dislodge. Be quick, but gentle.
Single barbless hooks are recommended,
if not already stipulated in the regulations.
• Any legal fish that is deeply hooked,
hooked around the gills or bleeding
should be retained as part of your quota.
If the fish cannot be retained legally, you
can improve its chances for survival by
cutting the leader and releasing it with
the hook left in.
size of the fish that you have been given
and the name and address of the person
to whom the fish are to be delivered.
X If you will be exporting the fish from
B.C., carry the letter and insure that it
is available for inspection by fishery
enforcement and/or customs officers if
requested to do so.
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS
If someone else caught the fish and gave it
to you for your personal consumption:
X Keep in your possession a signed letter
from the angler until you have eaten the
fish.
X The letter should list the name, address
and telephone number of the angler who
gave you the fish; the number, species
and size of the fish; and when and where
the fish were caught.
fish in the water for photos. If you must
lift a fish then provide support by cradling
one hand behind the front fins and your
other hand just forward of the tail fin.
Minimize the time out of the water, then
hold the fish in the water to recover. If
fishing in a river, point the fish upstream
while reviving it. When the fish begins to
struggle and swim normally, let it go.
• Nets used for landing your
catch, should have fine mesh
and a knotless webbing to
protect fish from abrasion
and possible injury.
• If you must handle the fish,
do so with your bare, wet
hands (not with gloves). Keep
your fingers out of the gills,
and don’t squeeze the fish
or cause scales to be lost or
damaged. It is best to leave
Releasing a tagged bull trout.
Brian Jantz
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ANGLING GUIDES IN B.C.
In British Columbia a person commits an
offence if he/she does not hold a valid
angling guide or assistant angling guide
licence and acts as a “guide for fish” or
offers to do so.
A person acts as a “guide for fish” when
he/she does one or more of the following
activities for compensation or reward
(either received or promised):
1. Accompanies another person and
assists that person to angle; OR
2. Attends another person at or near an
angling site in a way that directly or
indirectly assists that person to angle;
OR
3. Transports another person to and from
an angling site, or between angling sites,
for the purpose of angling.
It is also an offence for an angling guide to
employ another person to “guide for fish”
if that person does not hold an assistant
angling guide licence.
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Note: There are exemptions from the
angling guide licensing requirements
for certain uses of aircraft and motor
vehicles for commercial purposes. There
are also exemptions for some fishing
school operations. For more information
about angling guide requirements and
exemptions please contact a Fish &
Wildlife Regional Office.
IS YOUR ANGLING GUIDE
LICENCED?
Anglers who use the services of an
unlicenced angling guide risk being
convicted of an offence.
Anglers securing the services of an
Angling Guide can be certain that person is
licensed by:
• Asking to see his/her current Angling
Guide Licence (or Assistant Angling
Guide Licence); OR
• Confirming his/her status by calling the
Permit and Authorization Service Bureau
(PASB) in Victoria at 250-952-0932 (toll
free in B.C.: 1-866-433-7272), or visiting
the PASB website www.env.gov.bc.ca/
pasb and clicking on the green button
labelled “Angling & Assistant Angling
Guide,” where all licenced guides are
listed.
HOW TO BECOME AN ANGLING
GUIDE
Detailed information on basic eligibility, the
Angling Guide Exam, and the subsequent
steps to obtaining a new Angling Guide
Licence is available on the PASB website
(above).
FINDING A LICENCED ANGLING
GUIDE
For more complete contact information and
areas of operation, you may refer to the list
of licenced Angling Guides on the Ministry
of Natural Resource Operations’s website:
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/guide
Knut Heggenes
WHO NEEDS AN ANGLING GUIDE
LICENCE?
REGION 1 - Vancouver Island
The Management Unit boundaries indicated on the map below are shown only
as a reference to help anglers locate waters in the region. For more precise
Management Unit boundaries, please consult one of the commercial
Recreational Atlases available for B.C.
Fish and Wildlife Regional Office
(250) 751-3100
2080A Labieux Rd., Nanaimo, B.C. V9T 6J9
Conservation Officer Service
Field Offices
Vancouver Island Trout Hatchery
FOR SALMON INFORMATION
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
District Offices (DFO)
Report All Poachers and Polluters
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline
1-877-952-RAPP (7277)
Cellular Dial #7277
Please refer to page 44 for more information
www.rapp.bc.ca
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Campbell River:
Duncan:
Nanaimo:
Port Alberni:
Port Hardy:
Victoria:
(250) 746-5180
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REGION 1
Please call one of the numbers below
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REGION 1- Vancouver Island
REGIONAL REGULATIONS
TABLE
LEGEND
Vancouver Island
REGION 1
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
REGIONAL DAILY CATCH QUOTAS
(See tables for exceptions)
Single barbless hook: must be used in all
streams of Region 1, all year.
Bait ban: applies to all streams of
Region 1, all year, with some important
exceptions. Check the Tables.
Steelhead fishing: Your basic licence
must be validated with a Steelhead
Conservation Surcharge Stamp if you
intend to fish for steelhead anywhere in
B.C. In addition, a Steelhead Stamp is
mandatory when fishing most Classified
Waters regardless of the species being
angled for. Please see page 7 for details.
When you have caught and retained your
daily quota of hatchery steelhead from
any water, you must stop fishing that
water for the remainder of that day.
Trout: 4, not more than
• 1 over 50 cm
(2 hatchery steelhead over 50 cm
allowed)
• 2 from streams (must be hatchery)
And you must release:
All wild trout and wild steelhead from
streams
All char (includes Dolly Varden; see
centre page Freshwater Fish of B.C.)
Note: There is no general minimum size
limit for trout in lakes or hatchery origin
trout in streams.
Kokanee: 5 (none from streams)
Bass: 4 (largemouth and smallmouth
combined) none from Apr. 15 to June 15
White Sturgeon: CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY
Crayfish: 25
Yellow perch: 20
WILD ORIGIN TROUT
See the following
tables for
exceptions
and additional
regulations on
specific waters.
π Stocked Lake or Stream
(not all listed, see p. 83)
∏ Classified Waters Licence required
to fish Class I or Class II waters,
see p. 8
∑ Including tributaries
∞ Wheelchair Accessible
∂ Age Restricted Waters
POSSESSION QUOTAS
Possession quotas = 2 daily quotas
ANNUAL CATCH QUOTAS
Annual catch quota for all B.C.:
10 steelhead per licence year (only hatchery
steelhead may be retained in B.C.)
DAILY & ANNUAL CATCH QUOTAS
FOR SALMON
Please refer to the NOTICE on page 4
for Salmon Regulations.
Adipose present
NEW WILD TROUT RELEASE
ALL STREAMS REGULATION
HATCHERY ORIGIN TROUT
14
Healed scar in place of
adipose fin
Newly introduced for 2011-13 is a region
wide regulation requiring the release of
all wild origin trout in streams. This regulation allows only hatchery origin trout in
streams to be harvested, except where
prohibited by water specific regulation.
In Region 1, stream hatchery origin trout
can be distinguished from wild origin
trout by the presence of a healed scar
in place of the adipose fin. Please note,
this regulation does not apply to lakes.
For more information please contact
regional fisheries staff at (250) 751-3100
REGION 1
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
1-10
1-15
1-13
1-10
1-10
“ANDERSON” LAKE
(in the Walbran Creek watershed)
1-3
ANTLER LAKE
ARTLISH RIVER∑
ASH RIVER
BENSON RIVER∑
“BIG QUALICUM” RIVER
BINGS CREEK
BLACK CREEK∑
BLACKBURN LAKE
BLACKWATER LAKE
BONANZA LAKE
BOOT LAKE
BRANNEN LAKE
BROWNS RIVER
BUTTLE LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
(Lower) CAMPBELL LAKE’S
TRIBUTARIES
CAMPBELL RIVER
π
π
π
CARNATION CREEK∑
CATHERINE CREEK
CAYCUSE RIVER
CHASE RIVER
CHEMAINUS RIVER
CHICADEE LAKE
CLAUD ELLIOTT CREEK
CLAUD ELLIOTT LAKE
CLEAR LAKE (Quadra Island)
CLUXEWE RIVER ∑
1-7
1-4
1-10
1-1
Artificial fly only above Eve River, to Highway 19 bridge
Class II water Apr 1 - Oct 31; Steelhead Stamp mandatory Apr 1-June 30
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2
Closed all year from upper falls downstream 1 km to (Bear River) logging road bridge 3 km from tidewater
No Fishing from mouth to falls about 4 km upstream, Dec 1-May 31
Artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout and kokanee release∑
Unnamed lake approx. 7 km W/SW of Mt. Walbran
No powered boats
No fishing above the boundary signs at the bridge crossing approximately 10 km from the mouth, Nov 1-Apr 30
No fishing from Dickson Lake to signs 200 m below Lanternman Falls, Dec 1-Apr 30
Closed all year from Dickson Falls downstream 30 m to signs
Closed all year from Elsie Lake to Dickson Lake
No angling from boats; ∂ age restriction (see page 5)
See Cowichan Lake
See Amor de Cosmos Creek
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
1-13
1-6
1-4
1-6
1-1
1-10
1-11
1-10
1-5
1-6
1-9
1-6
Fly fishing only
See Qualicum River
∂ age restriction (see page 5)
No fishing Dec 1-May 31
No powered boats
Trout daily quota = 2
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Speed restriction on parts (60 km/h)
See Puntledge River∑
Fly fishing only; Except Thellwood Creek is closed all year
No fishing Feb 1-July 15 including Campbell River between Strathcona Dam and (Lower) Campbell Lake
1-10
Closed all year between Elk Falls and John Hart Dam Power Station
Closed all year from Strathcona Dam downstream 100 m
No fishing in any tributaries (except Quinsam River), Dec 1-May 31
From John Hart Dam Power Station to power line crossing approximately 200 m upstream of Quinsam River confluence: fly fishing
only year-round and trout/char release Dec 1-May 31
Artificial fly only downstream of power line crossing located approx 200 m above Quinsam River confluence: both Dec 1-May 31
No vessels between Elk Falls and John Hart Dam Power Station
Closed all year
Closed all year
Fly fishing only above and including Hatton Creek
∂age restriction (see page 5)
Closed all year from Copper Canyon Falls downstream 100 m to signs
No fishing upstream of Bannon Creek∑, Dec 1-June 30
Electric motors only
Closed all year
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban; single barbless hook
Electric motors only
No fishing above the West Main logging road bridge (about 7.5 km upstream of the
Highway 19 bridge), Dec 1-May 31
Closed all year
No trout over 50 cm, Nov 1-Apr 30
Bait ban and single barbless hook, Nov 1-Apr 30
Closed all year
ONLY OPEN Oct 1-Nov 30
Speed restriction on part (8 km/h)
No fishing Nov 1 - Apr 30
Cutthroat trout daily quota = 2 (none over 50 cm)
Bait ban and single barbless hook, Nov 15-Apr 15
Speed restriction on parts (8 km/h), plus overall 10 km/h speed restriction within 60 m of shore
1-9
1-12
1-7
1-3
1-10
1-3
1-5
1-5
π
π
1-6
1-10
1-10
1-15
1-13
COLQUITZ RIVER∑
COMOX LAKE
1-1
1-6
CONSORT CREEK∑
COURTENAY RIVER
1-10
1-6
COUS CREEK
COWICHAN LAKE
(including Bear Lake)
1-7
1-4
Vancouver Island
BAINBRIDGE LAKE
BEAR LAKE
BEAR RIVER
BEAVER LAKE
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
REGION 1
ADAM RIVER (EXCEPT Eve River)∑
AHNUHATI RIVER∑
∏
ALICE LAKE
AMOR LAKE
AMOR DE COSMOS CREEK
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9-11) and the Regional Regulations (page 14) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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REGION 1- Vancouver Island
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
Vancouver Island
REGION 1
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
COWICHAN RIVER (see map below)
1-4
CRAIGFLOWER CREEK∑
CRANE LAKE
CRESCENT LAKE
CRUICKSHANK RIVER∑
CUSHEON LAKE
DAVIE RIVER
DICKSON LAKE
DIMPLE LAKE
DIVER LAKE
DONNER LAKE
DOUGAN LAKE
DURRANCE LAKE
ECHO LAKE
ELK LAKE
1-1
1-10
1-10
1-6
1-1
1-11
1-7
1-3
1-5
1-9
1-4
1-1
1-6
1-1
π
π
π
π
π
π
ELK RIVER
ENGLISHMAN RIVER
1-9
1-5
ESARY LAKE
EVE RIVER∑
1-6
1-10
FAIRY LAKE
1-3
FAREWELL LAKE
FICKLE LAKE
FORBUSH LAKE
FRENCH CREEK ∑
FULLER LAKE
GLEN LAKE
GOLD LAKE
GOLD RIVER
1-10
1-10
1-6
1-5
1-5
1-2
1-9
1-9
π
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing from weir (dam) at Cowichan Lake’s outlet to Greendale trestle, Nov 15-Apr 15
Tributaries above and including Holt Creek closed all year
Fly fishing only above CNR trestle (Mile 66) Aug 1-Nov 15
No fishing downstream of the Mile 66 trestle between Aug 1-Nov 15
Fly fishing only from signs at Greendale trestle to CNR bridge (mile 70.2)
Speed restriction (8 km/h) & engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp) on parts
Closed all year
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year
Electric motors only
No fishing below Schoen Lake, Dec 1-May 31
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only; ∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform located in Diver Lake Park
No powered boats
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
Engine power restriction on parts - 7.5 Kw (10 hp); no vessels on parts, no powered boats on parts, no towing on parts
∞ A wheelchair accessible fishing pier is located on the lake’s NW shore via Brookleigh Road
Fly fishing only
Closed all year from lower falls in Englishman River Park to signs about 100 m downstream
No fishing below the lower falls in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park to the Top Bridge crossing at the end of Allsbrook Road∑, Dec 1-May 31
Fly fishing only (when open) from signs about 100 m below lower falls in Englishman River Park to Morison Creek
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing above the fishing boundary signs (near the South Main bridge crossing) located approx. 5.4 km downstream of the Hwy
19 bridge, Dec 1-May 31
Trout daily quota = 1 (none over 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Trout daily quota = 1 (none over 50 cm); artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing Dec 1 - May 31
Electric motors only; ∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform is located in Fuller Lake Park
Electric motors only; fishing platform is located in Glen Lake Park
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing from boundary signs about 300 m above the Lions Campground upstream to
the confluence with Muchalat River∑, Apr 1 - May 31
Closed all year above but not including Muchalat River ∑
Closed all year between the cascade falls (located about 6.5 km above Muchalat Inlet) and fishing boundary signs
about 30 m downstream
No powered boats
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 14) apply.
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
HEMMINGSEN CREEK∑
HENRY LAKE
HIGGENS LAKE
HOLLAND LAKE
IDA LAKE
ILLUSION LAKES
JASPER LAKE
JOHN HART LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
JUNE LAKE
KAKWEIKEN LAKE
KAKWEIKEN RIVER∑
∏
KEMP LAKE
π
KEOGH RIVER
1-3
1-5
1-10
1-5
1-11
1-6
1-10
1-10
1-7
1-15
1-15
1-2
1-13
KINGCOME RIVER∑
∏
KOKISH RIVER
KOKSILAH RIVER∑
LAKE WESTON (“Weston Lake”)
LANGFORD LAKE
π
“LINK” RIVER
LITTLE MAIN LAKE (Quadra Island)
1-14
1-11
1-4
1-1
1-2
1-13
1-15
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing Dec 1 - May 31
No fishing above Bugaboo Creek, Dec 1 - Apr 30
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
No wild rainbow trout over 60 cm
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Electric motors only
Closed all year above and including Hemmingsen Creek ∑
Trout daily quota = 2
Closed all year
Trout release; fly fishing only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year
Closed all year below top of the lower canyon, located approximately 1.3 km upstream of the Gold River confluence
No fishing above top of the lower canyon, Dec 1 - Apr 30
Fly fishing only below Saunders Creek to the top of the lower canyon, May 1 - Nov 30
Closed all year
Trout release; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No powered boats
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No powered boats
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing Apr 15-July 15 (includes channel below Ladore Dam)
Trout daily quota = 2
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Class II water Apr 1 - Oct 31; Steelhead Stamp mandatory Apr 1-June 30
No powered boats
Closed all year below lower fish counting fence near tidewater
Release all steelhead
No fishing in all parts ∑, Dec 1-May 31
Class II water Apr 1 - Oct 31; Steelhead Stamp mandatory Apr 1-June 30
No fishing from signs in lower canyon to Ida Lake, Nov 1-Apr 30
No fishing Dec 1-May 31
Trout daily quota = 1 (none over 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Electric motors only; fishing platforms are available off Leigh Road and the Nixon Trail
See Marble River
Bait ban and single barbless hook, Nov 1-Apr 30
Electric motors only
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1-2
1-3
1-7
1-6
1-7
1-5
1-10
1-15
1-15
1-3
1-5
1-5
1-5
1-5
1-9
REGION 1
GOLDSTREAM RIVER∑
GORDON RIVER∑
GRACIE LAKE
π
GRAHAM LAKE
GREAT CENTRAL LAKE
GREEN LAKE
π
GREENSTONE CREEK∑
GUNFLINT LAKE
HAGUE LAKE
HARRIS CREEK∑
HAREWOOD (Extension) LAKE
HASLAM CREEK
HEALY (Panther) LAKE
HEALY LAKE’S OUTLET STREAM
HEBER RIVER
HOLT
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REGION 1- Vancouver Island
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
Vancouver Island
REGION 1
LITTLE QUALICUM RIVER
1-6
LIZARD LAKE
LIZARD POND
LOIS LAKE
π
LONG LAKE (Nanaimo)
LOON LAKE
MACKTUSH CREEK
MAHATTA RIVER
MAIN LAKE (Quadra Island)
π
π
1-5
1-7
1-7
1-13
1-15
MAPLE LAKE
π
MARBLE (“Link”) RIVER
(only between Victoria and Alice lakes)
MARTHA LAKE
π
MATHESON LAKE
π
“MAXWELL LAKE” (Lake Maxwell)
MAYO LAKE
π
MCKENZIE LAKE
MCNAIR LAKE
MEGIN LAKE
MICHAEL LAKE
MILLER CREEK∑
MILLSTONE RIVER
MINE LAKE
MISTY LAKE
MOHUN CREEK∑
1-6
1-13
MORTE LAKE
MUCHALAT RIVER∑
NAHMINT LAKE
1-15
1-12
1-7
π
1-3
1-7
1-4
1-10
1-2
1-1
1-4
1-2
1-10
1-8
1-54
1-6
1-5
1-15
1-13
1-10
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing from the falls in Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park downstream to the hatchery fence, Dec 1-May 31
All tributaries below the falls in Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park closed all year
The standard 100 m closure around a fish rearing facility has been reduced to a no fishing area from the hatchery fence to signs
approx. 35 m downstream
Fly fishing only, Sept 1-Nov 30 (where open, including tributaries)
Electric motors only
Trout daily quota = 1; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 1; release all brown trout
Artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Speed restriction on parts (60 km/h); ∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform is located in Loudon Park
Electric motors only
Closed all year
No fishing Nov 1-Apr 30
Bait ban and single barbless hook, Nov 1-Apr 30
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Electric motors only
Fly fishing only ∑
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
∂ Age restriction (see page 5)
No powered boats
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No powered boats
Closed all year
∂ Age restriction (see page 5), Brannan Lake to Pearson Bridge
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Closed all year (located in an Ecological Reserve)
No fishing Dec 1-May 31
Closed all year from Menzies Bay logging mainline bridge crossing to Morton Lake
Electric motors only
No fishing Dec 1 - May 31
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook; engine power restriction 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 14) apply.
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1-7
NANAIMO RIVER
1-5
NIMPKISH RIVER∑
NITINAT LAKE
NITINAT RIVER∑
1-11
1-3
1-4
PRIOR LAKE
PROSPECT LAKE
PROVOST DAM
PUNTLEDGE RIVER
π
π
π
QUALICUM RIVER
1-13
1-6
1-5
1-12
1-3
1-2
1-2
1-5
1-6
1-6
QUATSE RIVER∑
π
1-13
QUENNELL LAKE
QUINSAM RIVER∑
π
1-5
1-6
REGINALD LAKE
ROBERTS LAKE
ROGERS CREEK
ROONEY LAKE∑
ROSELLE LAKE
ROSEN LAKE (Read Island)
π
1-10
1-10
1-7
1-10
1-11
1-15
No fishing below Nahmint Lake, Dec 1 - Apr 30
Fly fishing only above Nahmint Lake
Closed all year from power line crossing at “Bore Hole” upstream to fishing boundary signs at the mouth of Boulder Creek
No fishing from the Cedar Road bridge upstream approx. 400 m to the white square boundary signs near the Hwy 19 bridge, Sept
15-Oct 30
No fishing upstream of the Hwy 1 bridge∑, Dec 1-May 31
Artificial fly only upstream of the westernmost of the two Nanaimo Lakes, known locally as “Second” Lake, including tributaries
Engine power restriction on parts - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No fishing above Davie River, Dec 1-May 31
Note: Nitinat Lake is tidal water; tidal regulations apply and a (federal) Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence is required
Closed all year above Parker Creek
No fishing between boundary signs approx. 100 m upstream of & downstream of “Red Rock Pool,”approx. 2 km (by road) south of
the Nitinat R. bridge, Aug 25-Dec 31
No fishing in “Glory Hole Slough,” approx. 1.5 km upstream of the Nitinat R. mouth, & that part of the river located upstream & downstream of the entrance to the slough, as marked by boundary signs on opposite banks of the river, Aug 25-Dec 31
No fishing between boundary signs approx. 50 m upstream of and downstream of the Nitinat River bridge, Aug 25-Dec 31
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing upstream of the confluence with Little Oyster River ∑, Dec 1-June 30
See Healy Lake
Trout daily quota = 1 (none over 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake at the head of San Juan River
No powered boats
Speed restriction on parts (8 & 60 km/h)
No powered boats
Closed all year downstream of the BC Hydro diversion dam (about 3.5 km downstream of Comox Lake) to the base of Stoltan Falls
(about 450 m below the Duncan Bay Mainline logging road bridge)
Closed all year between signs approx. 100 m upstream & downstream of the confluence
with Morrison Creek
Closed all year from signs at hatchery counting fence to signs approx. 75 m downstream of fence
All tributaries downstream of the BC Hydro diversion dam (about 3.5 km downstream of Comox Lake) closed all year
Fly fishing only above the BC Hydro diversion dam (about 3.5 km downstream of Comox Lake), including tributaries
No fishing downstream of the E&N Railway bridge, Dec 1- June 15
No fishing from hatchery counting fence to the Hwy 19A bridge, Aug 10-Oct 15
No fishing in any tributary below the Horne Lake dam, Dec 1- June 15
Artificial fly only from the Horne Lake dam downstream to the E&N Railway bridge, Dec 1- May 31
Fly fishing only ∑, Sept 1-Oct 15
∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform is located at the hatchery
No fishing May 1-June 15
Hatchery steelhead daily quota = 1
No fishing above the Quatse River fishway (1.4 km upstream of Dick Booth Creek), Dec 1-June 15
Bait may ONLY be used Dec 1-Apr 30, where open
Speed restriction on parts (8 km/h)
Closed all year from signs at power line crossing (about 25 m above Quinsam Hatchery weir) to boundary signs about 300 m below
weir
Steelhead and cutthroat release below Quinsam Lake
No fishing downstream of the falls below Middle Quinsam Lake to signs at power line crossing (about 25 m above Quinsam
hatchery weir), Dec 1-June 30
∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform is located near the Hwy 28 bridge
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
∂ Age restriction (see page 5)
Brown trout daily quota = 1
Trout daily quota = 2
No powered boats
Family Fishing Waters
Catch up with your kids!
Vancouver Island
O’CONNELL LAKE
OYSTER RIVER
PANTHER LAKE
PERRY LAKE
“PETE’S POND”
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
REGION 1
NAHMINT RIVER
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REGION 1- Vancouver Island
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
REGION 1
ROWBOTHAM LAKE
ST. MARY LAKE
SALMON RIVER∑
1-5
1-11
1-10
π
SAN JUAN RIVER∑
SEYMOUR RIVER
SHAWNIGAN LAKE
SOMASS RIVER
1-3
1-14
1-2
1-7
∏
π
π
SOOKE RIVER∑
Vancouver Island
Trout release; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Closed all year above Kay Creek
No powered boats upstream of confluence with White River; speed restriction (10 km/h) from estuary to confluence with White River
Closed all year above Fleet River
Class II water Aug 15-Oct 31∑; Steelhead Stamp not required unless fishing for steelhead
Speed restrictions on parts (8 & 65 km/h)
Engine power restriction 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Bait may ONLY be used Sept 15 - Apr 30
Fly fishing only below Sooke River Falls, Sept 1-Nov 30
Closed all year from the base of the lower “potholes” falls to signs approx. 100m downstream
No powered boats
Cutthroat trout release, no wild rainbow trout over 60 cm
No fishing from Sproat Lake to signs 300 m below Hwy #4, June 15-Nov 15
Bait may ONLY be used Nov 1-Apr 30
No fishing between signs 200m above & 500m below Stamp Falls, June 15-Nov15
No fishing from the confluence with Ash River upstream to the Great Central Lake dam ∑, Jan 1-Apr 30
Bait ban all year ABOVE signs at “Girl Guide Falls” (approx. 250 m upstream of the mouth of Beaver Creek) ∑
Bait may ONLY be used Sept 15 - Apr 30 BELOW signs at “Girl Guide Falls” (approx. 250 m upstream of the mouth of
Beaver Creek)
Engine power restriction 7.5 Kw (10hp), on parts
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
No powered boats
Electric motors only
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
No powered boats on any water within Strathcona Park except Gold, Upper Campbell and Buttle lakes
Trout daily quota = 1; release all brown trout; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Fly fishing only
Closed all year
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing upstream of the Toquart mainline logging bridge Nov 1-May 31. Note: this includes the river above the lake
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
1-2
SPIDER LAKE
SPROAT LAKE
SPROAT RIVER
π
1-6
1-7
1-7
STAMP RIVER
π
1-7
STEWART LAKE
STOCKING LAKE
“STOWELL LAKE” (Lake Stowell) π
STRAMBERG LAKE
STRATHCONA PARK WATERS
TADJISS LAKE
π
TAYLOR RIVER
THELWOOD CREEK
THETIS LAKE
π
TLOWILS LAKE
TOQUART LAKE
TOQUART RIVER∑
TOY LAKE
1-10
1-5
1-1
1-15
1-9
1-4
1-7
1-9
1-1
1-10
1-8
1-8
1-7
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9-11) and the Regional Regulations (page 14) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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TSOLUM RIVER∑
UNNAMED LAKE “A” - MAP A, below
UNNAMED LAKE “B” - MAP A, below
UNNAMED LAKE “C” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “D” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “E” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “F” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “G” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “H” - MAP B, below
UNNAMED LAKE “I” - MAP B, below
VILLAGE BAY LAKE
1-6
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-10
1-15
WAHPEETO CREEK
WAKEMAN RIVER∑
“WESTON LAKE”
WEST WALBRAN RIVER∑
WESTWOOD LAKE
WHITE RIVER∑
WILLEMAR LAKE
WILLOW CREEK
WOWO LAKE
1-14
1-14
1-1
1-3
1-5
1-10
1-6
1-6
1-6
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π
ZEBALLOS LAKE
ZEBALLOS RIVER∑
1-12
1-12
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing Dec 1-May 31
No fishing Dec 1-May 31
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing above Catherine Creek, Nov 1-Apr 30
Fly fishing only below Catherine Creek
Closed all year
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Bait ban and single barbless hook, Nov 1-Apr 30
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Closed all year within 100 m below falls 4.5 km upstream of Wakeman River
Class II water Apr 1 - Oct 31; Steelhead Stamp mandatory Apr 1-June 30
See Lake Weston
Trout and kokanee release
∞ wheelchair accessible fishing platform is located in Westwood Lake Park
Closed all year between signs at salmon viewing pool
No trout over 50 cm; bait ban, single barbless hook
∂ Age restriction (see page 5)
Trout daily quota = 2; artificial fly only, bait ban,
single barbless hook; electric motors only
Closed all year
No fishing Nov 1-Apr 30
Family Fishing Waters
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Vancouver Island
1-6
1-6
1-6
1-10
REGION 1
TRENT RIVER∑
TSABLE RIVER∑
TSABLE LAKE
TSITIKA RIVER
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prohibited within CRD Water Supply and Regional Park lands.
These lands are located northwest of Victoria, south and
southwest of Shawnigan Lake, south of Renfrew Road, west
of the Malahat and east of the Bear Creek Reservoir.
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REGION 2 - Lower Mainland
The Management Unit boundaries indicated on the map below are shown only
as a reference to help anglers locate waters in the region. For more precise
Management Unit boundaries, please consult one of the commercial
Recreational Atlases available for B.C.
Fish and Wildlife Regional Office
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery
Please call 1-800-731-6373 for recorded
information or to make an appointment at any
of the following Field Offices:
(604) 504-4709
34345 Vye Rd, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 4N2
Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, Powell River,
Sechelt, Surrey and Squamish
Exotic Alert: Atlantic Salmon
Please refer to the salmon section, p. 4
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Report All Poachers and Polluters
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline
1-877-952-RAPP (7277)
Cellular Dial #7277
Please refer to page 44 for more information
www.rapp.bc.ca
LAKE
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Chilliwack:
(604) 824-3300
Delta:
(604) 666-8266
Langley:
(604) 607-4150
Mission:
(604) 814-1055
Pender Harbour
(604) 883-3050
Powell River
(604) 485-7963
Vancouver/Steveston/
Squamish
(604) 664-9250
Shellfish Information line: (604) 666-2828
R.A.P.P.
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REGION 2
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
District Offices (DFO)
Conservation Officer Service
Fields Offices
(604) 582-5200
10470-152nd St., Surrey, B.C. V3R 0Y3
Lower Mainland
FOR SALMON INFORMATION
2-2
2-1
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Ross
Lake
REGION 2 - Lower Mainland
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
REGIONAL REGULATIONS
NO FISHING: in any lake in the
Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
near Maple Ridge.
REGIONAL DAILY
CATCH QUOTAS
Single barbless hook: must be used in all
streams of Region 2, all year. See definition
of “angle” and “streams” on page 96.
Dead fin fish as bait: only permitted in
Region 2 when sport fishing for sturgeon
in the Fraser River. See page 9 for details.
Protected Species: it is illegal to fish
for or catch and then keep protected
species. In Region 2, these include:
• Nooksack dace
• Salish sucker
• Green sturgeon
See page 10 for details.
Trout/char: 4, but not more than
• 1 over 50 cm
(2 hatchery steelhead allowed)
• 2 from streams (must be hatchery)
• 1 char (bull trout, Dolly Varden, or
lake trout)
And you must release:
• Wild trout/char from streams
• All wild steelhead
• Trout/char under 30 cm from streams
(must be hatchery)
Note: There is no general minimum size
limit for trout in lakes
See the following
tables for
exceptions
and additional
regulations on
specific waters.
Kokanee: 5 (none from streams)
Whitefish: 15 (all species combined)
Crappie: 20
Bass: 4 (largemouth and/or smallmouth
combined)
White Sturgeon: CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY
Crayfish: 25
POSSESSION QUOTAS
Possession quotas = 2 daily quotas
GARIBALDI CIVIL DEFENCE ZONE
ANNUAL CATCH QUOTAS
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for Salmon Regulations.
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10 steelhead per licence year (only hatchery
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The area
known as the Garibaldi Civil
Defence Zone is a high risk slide area. People
who fish in this area do so at THEIR OWN
RISK.
NOTE: Check website (page 1) for
closure dates in 2012/2013 season.
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(not all stocked lakes listed, see p. 83)
∑ Including tributaries
∞ Wheelchair Accessible
∂ Age Restricted Waters
TIDAL BOUNDARIES ON RIVERS
IN REGION 2
Note: Provincial freshwater regulations apply
above these boundaries and Federal tidal
regulations apply below these boundaries:
Lower Mainland
When you have caught and retained
your daily quota of hatchery steelhead
from any water, you must stop fishing
that water for the remainder of that day.
TABLE
LEGEND
REGION 2
Steelhead fishing in the
Lower Mainland Region:
Your basic licence must be validated with
a Conservation Surcharge Stamp if you
intend to fish for steelhead anywhere in
B.C. Please see page 7 for details.
(See tables for exceptions)
Brunette R.: Burlington Northern
Railway Bridge
Campbell R.: Burlington Northern
Railway Bridge
Capilano R.: CN Railway Bridge
Coquitlam R.: Mary Hill Bypass Bridge
Fraser R.: CPR Bridge at Mission
Kanaka Cr.: CPR Bridge
Nathan Cr.: CN Railway Bridge
Nicomekl R.: Burlington Northern
Railway Bridge
Pitt R.: CPR Bridge
Serpentine R.: Burlington Northern
Railway Bridge
Seymour R.: CN Railway Bridge
Squamish R.: a line running true west from
the tip of the Squamish Dyke
(“Windsurfer Spit”)
Stave R.: CPR Bridge
West Cr.: CN Railway Bridge
Whonnock Cr.: CP rail line
York Cr.: CP rail line
Kawkawa
Lake
River
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Upper
Tunnel
3
Family Fishing Waters
Catch up with your kids!
Lower
Lower
Tunnel
Tunnel
Check out the
Family Fishing Waters at
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations/family-fishing
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REGION 2 - Lower Mainland
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
ALICE LAKE
ALOUETTE LAKE (parts of)
π
π
ALOUETTE RIVER∑
Lower Mainland
REGION 2
ALPHA LAKE
ALTA LAKE
2-8
π
π
ANDERSON CREEK∑
ANGUS CREEK
ASHLU CREEK
BEAR (MAHOOD) CREEK∑
BEAR LAKE
BIG SILVER CREEK
BIRKENHEAD LAKE
BIRKENHEAD RIVER∑
BREM RIVER
BROTHERS CREEK∑
BROWNING LAKE
BRUNETTE RIVER
2-7
2-8
2-9
2-9
2-4
2-5
2-6
2-4
2-18
2-18
2-11
2-11
2-13
π
2-8
2-8
2-8
BRUNETTE RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
BURNABY LAKE
BURNABY LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
CALVIN CREEK
CAMPBELL RIVER∑
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-5
2-4
CAPILANO RIVER∑
2-8
CEDAR LAKE
CHAPMAN CREEK
CHEAKAMUS RIVER
CHEAM LAKE
CHEEKYE RIVER∑
CHEHALIS LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
CHEHALIS RIVER∑
2-2
2-5
2-7
2-3
2-7
2-19
2-19
CHILLIWACK / VEDDER RIVERS∑
(Does not include Sumas River)
(See map below)
2-4
CHILQUA SLOUGH
COGBURN CREEK∑
COQUIHALLA RIVER∑
2-8
2-18
2-17
COQUITLAM RIVER
2-8
CORBOLD CREEK
COUGAR CANYON CREEK
CRANBERRY LAKE
2-8
2-4
2-12
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No powered boats
No vessels in swimming areas, as buoyed and signed
Speed restriction (8 km/h) at S. end of lake, S. of a line drawn from the BC Parks boat ramp to signs on the E. side of the lake
Closed all year above signs near Alouette River Corrections Branch
No fishing above 216th St. (including North Alouette River), May 1-June 30
No powered boats on mainstem
Electric motors only
No fishing Dec 1-Mar 31
Release all fish; bait ban, single barbless hook; speed restriction (12 km/h)
Closed all year
Closed all year
Bait ban; release all steelhead
Closed all year above 152nd St. (Johnson Road)
No powered boats
No fishing May 1-June 30
Bull trout (char) release
Bait ban
Closed all year from upstream edge of falls (1.5 km from river mouth) to a point 100 m downstream
Bait ban∑, May 1-Oct 31
Closed all year
No powered boats
Closed all year from Cariboo Dam to Cariboo Rd
Release all steelhead
Closed all year
No powered boats
Closed all year
Closed all year
Closed all year above 12th Ave; no fishing below 12th Ave., Apr 1-June 30
Below 12th Ave., no fishing only from 21:00 hours to 05:00 hours each day, Aug 1-Dec 31
Closed all year above signs at footbridge situated 100 m below fish fence
Bait ban, Aug 1-Oct 31
Release all steelhead
See Sumallo River
Closed all year from the falls to 100 m downstream. The falls are located about 550 m upstream of the power line crossing.
Bait ban; release all steelhead
Closed all year
Closed all year including Brohm Creek
Closed all year
Closed all year from signs at Chehalis Lake outlet to main logging road bridge 2.4 km downstream
No fishing below main logging road bridge 2.4 km below lake, May 1-31
Hatchery steelhead daily quota = 1
Closed all year above and including Slesse Creek
Below Slesse Creek to Vedder Crossing bridge: (a) no fishing May 1-June 30; (b) hatchery rainbow trout of any length 50 cm or
less: daily quota = 4, July 1 - Apr 30; (c) hatchery steelhead daily quota = 1, year round
Below Vedder Crossing bridge: (a) fly fishing only, bait ban, hatchery rainbow trout release (50 cm or less), and hatchery cutthroat release, May 1-31; (b) no fishing June 1-30; (c) hatchery rainbow trout of any length 50 cm or less:
daily quota = 4, July 1-Apr 30; (d) hatchery steelhead daily quota = 1, year round
Speed restriction (8 km/h)
No fishing May 1-June 30
Closed all year upstream of the lower entrance to the lower railway tunnel
No fishing downstream of the lower entrance to the lower railway tunnel, Apr 1-Oct 31
Trout/char (including steelhead) release and bait ban, below the downstream entrance to the lower railway tunnel, Nov 1-Mar 31
(see map below)
No fishing above Mary Hill Bypass bridge, May 1-June 30
Hatchery trout daily quota = 2 (20-30 cm only), from Lougheed Highway bridge to Mary Hill Bypass bridge, July 1-Oct 15
No powered boats on parts
Bait ban
Closed all year
No powered boats
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 23) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
CULTUS LAKE
DAVIS LAKE
DEER LAKE (Burnaby)
DEER LAKE (Sasquatch Park)
ELAHO RIVER
ELGIN CREEK∑
“ERROCK” (“Squakum”) LAKE
FERGUS CREEK∑
FLORENCE LAKE
FOLEY LAKE
FRANCIS LAKE
FRASER RIVER
IVEY (Horseshoe) LAKE∑
π
π
π
π
π
2-3
2-5
2-12
2-19
2-9
2-4
2-18
2-18
2-12
2-8
2-8
2-18
2-8
2-5
2-8
2-4
2-8
2-12
2-11
“JONES” LAKE
KANAKA CREEK
2-3
2-8
KAWKAWA LAKE
2-17
KHARTOUM LAKE
2-12
KLEIN LAKE
KOKOMO LAKE
LEVETTE LAKE
LIGHTNING LAKE (Manning Park)
LILLOOET LAKE∑
& LILLOOET RIVER∑
2-5
2-5
2-6
2-1
2-9
LILY (“Paq”) LAKE
2-5
Lower Mainland
GREEN TIMBERS LAKE
HARRISON LAKE
HARRISON RIVER
HASLAM LAKE
HASTINGS CREEK∑
HATZIC LAKE AND SLOUGH
HICKS LAKE
HOPE SLOUGH
HOTEL LAKE
HYDE CREEK
HYLAND CREEK∑
INDIAN RIVER
INLAND LAKE
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No vessels on parts; speed restriction (5km/h) at north end, as buoyed and signed
No powered boats
No powered boats
Electric motors only
Bait ban; release all steelhead
Closed all year
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp); official name: Lake Errock
Closed all year
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
No powered boats
Dead fin fish may be used for bait only when fishing for sturgeon. See p. 9 in the Provincial Regulations
No fishing in the area bounded by a line commencing at a fishing boundary sign located at the eastern end of Landstrom Bar
(Scale Bar) to a fishing boundary sign on the opposite bank of the river, thence to a fishing boundary sign at the southern end of
Croft Island, thence to a fishing boundary sign on the nearest bank of the river in a westerly direction, thence following the bank
of the river in a westerly direction to the Point of Commencement, May 1-Oct 31
No fishing Oct 15-Apr 15
Electric motors only
No fishing Nov 1-Mar 31
No powered boats
No fishing Dec 1-Mar 31
Release all fish; bait ban, single barbless hook; speed restriction on parts (10 km/h) and no towing on parts
Trout/char daily quota = 2
Speed restriction (10 km/h) at south end, as buoyed and signed
Speed restriction or no powered boats in small bays along the river as signed
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Speed restriction on parts (8 & 50 km/h)
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Closed all year above 152nd Street (Johnson Road)
Bait ban, Dec 1-Sept 30
No fishing Nov 1-Mar 31 ∑; single barbless hook, Apr 1-Oct 31
No cutthroat trout 40 cm or more; engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No fishing Dec 1-Mar 31
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook
See Wahleach Lake
No fishing May 1-June 30
Closed all year from Cliff Park Falls to 112th Ave
No fishing Dec 1-Feb 28
Kokanee daily quota = 4
Wild Trout/char daily quota = 2 (none 40 cm or more)∑, hatchery rainbow trout (adipose fin removed with healed scar, see
diagram on page 14) = 4, kokanee daily quota = 5; single barbless hook
Electric motors only; ∞ Wheelchair accessible
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
No powered boats
Because regional quotas and gear restrictions are different in lakes and streams, please note: The channel between Lillooet
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entry, below)
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
REGION 2
FROSST CREEK
GARDEN BAY LAKE
GOAT LAKE∑
GRACE LAKE
GREEN LAKE
π
π
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2-4
2-8
2-4
2-8
2-3
2-19
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REGION 2 - Lower Mainland
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
LITTLE CAMPBELL RIVER
LITTLE LILLOOET LAKE
LITTLE MUDDY CREEK
LITTLE STAWAMUS CREEK∑
LIUMCHEN CREEK
LOIS LAKE
2-4
2-10
2-1
2-8
2-3
2-12
LONZO (“Marshall”) CREEK∑
2-4
Lower Mainland
REGION 2
LOST LAKE (near Whistler)
LYNN CREEK
MCCARTNEY CREEK∑
MCKAY CREEK∑
MCLENNAN CREEK∑
MAMQUAM RIVER
“MARSHALL” CREEK
MASHITER CREEK
MIAMI CREEK
MIKE LAKE
MILL LAKE (Abbotsford)
MIXAL (Bear) LAKE
MORGAN LAKE
MORRIS LAKE
MORRIS CREEK
MOSQUITO CREEK∑
“MOSS POTHOLE” LAKES
π
π
π
NATHAN (Beaver) CREEK∑
NELSON CREEK∑
NICOMEKL RIVER
NICOMEN SLOUGH
NITA LAKE
NOONS CREEK
NORRISH (Suicide) CREEK
NORTH ALOUETTE RIVER
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-7
2-4
2-7
2-19
2-8
2-4
2-5
2-8
2-19
2-19
2-8
2-18
2-4
2-8
2-4
π
NORTH LAKE
ONE-MILE LAKE
PARTINGTON CREEK
“PAQ” LAKE
PHELIX CREEK∑
PITT LAKE
PITT RIVER∑
2-8
2-9
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-5
2-11
2-8
2-5
2-11
2-8
2-8
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
See Campbell River
Trout/char release; single barbless hook
Closed all year
Closed all year
Closed all year below the lower falls
Wild Trout/char daily quota = 2 (none 40 cm or more)∑, hatchery rainbow trout (adipose fin removed with healed scar) = 4,
kokanee daily quota = 5; single barbless hook
No fishing Feb 1-June 15
Trout/char only 20-30 cm in length may be kept; ∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Electric motors only
Closed all year between signs 200 m above and 150 m below Twin Falls Bridge∑
Bait ban (mainstem only)
Closed all year
Closed all year
Closed all year
Bait ban; release all steelhead
See Lonzo Creek
Closed all year
Electric motors only
No powered boats
∞ Wheelchair accessible: paved path to dock with rails
Electric motors only
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Wild trout/char release; hatchery trout/char daily quota = 2 (none under 30 cm); electric motors only
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Closed all year; unnamed pothole lakes all located east of the power line and approx. 2 km east of Hicks Lake, 3 km south of Deer
Lake and 1 km SE of Moss Lake
Closed all year above 272nd Street (Jackman Road)
Closed all year
Closed all year above 208th St. (Berry Road) ∑; below 208th St., no fishing Apr 1-June 30 ∑
Below 208th St., no fishing only from 21:00 hrs to 05:00 hrs each day∑ Aug 1-Dec 31
No angling from powered boats above dyke gates, no towing on parts, speed restriction (15 km/h)
Speed restriction on parts (8 km/h)
Electric motors only
Closed all year above railway bridge ∑
No fishing May 1-June 30
No fishing above 216th St. (Fifth Ave), May 1-June 30 ∑
No powered boats
Electric motors only
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Closed all year
See Lily Lake
Closed all year
North of boundary signs (on the E. and W. shores) near the head of the lake: wild trout/char release and single barbless hook
Closed all year within Garibaldi Park; speed restriction at Grant Narrows (10 km/h)
Bait ban upstream of Pitt Lake
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 23) apply.
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
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POWELL LAKE∑
2-12
RICE LAKE (North Vancouver)
RODGERS CREEK∑
ROLLEY LAKE
ROSS LAKE
π
π
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-2
SAKINAW LAKE
2-5
SALMON RIVER∑
SARDIS PARK POND
SASAMAT LAKE
π
SAYRES (Cedar) LAKE
SCHKAM (Lake Of The Woods) LAKEπ
SCOTIA CREEK∑
SCOTT (Hoy) CREEK∑
SERPENTINE RIVER
2-4
2-4
2-8
2-8
2-18
2-11
2-8
2-4
SEYMOUR RIVER
2-8
SEYMOUR RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
SHOVELNOSE CREEK∑
SHOWH LAKES
2-8
2-6
2-11
SILVERHOPE (Silver) CREEK∑
2-2
SILVER (Silverhope) LAKE
SKAGIT RIVER∑
2-2
2-2
SOUTH ALOUETTE RIVER
SQUAMISH POWERHOUSE CHANNEL
2-8
2-6
SQUAMISH RIVER
SQUAMISH RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
STATLU CREEK∑
STAWAMUS RIVER
STRAWBERRY SLOUGH
SUMALLO RIVER∑
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2-19
2-9
2-8
2-2
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RUBY LAKE
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing Nov 1-Mar 31
No powered boats in One Mile Bay
∞ Wheelchair accessible: excellent path system; see gate attendant for access
Closed all year
No powered boats
No fishing Nov 1-June 30
Char release, trout daily quota = 3 (none under 33 cm), bait ban; single barbless hook
Note: Boundary between Ross Lake and Skagit River is marked by signs
Closed all year from Ruby Lake to signs 100 m downstream
Closed all year in the outlet bay within 100 m of the head of Ruby Creek
Wild cutthroat trout daily quota = 2 (none 40 cm or more)
No fishing easterly of a line drawn from a boundary sign located at the north side of the
Sakinaw Lake boat launch southwesterly to a boundary sign located at 49o 41.50’N and 123o 58.45’W, Nov 1-Dec 31
No fishing in “Bear Bay”, easterly of a line drawn from a boundary sign located at 49o 40.05’N and 124o 02.13’W due south to a
boundary sign on the opposite shore, Nov 1-Dec 31
Kokanee release
Closed all year above 232nd St. (Livingstone Road)
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
No powered boats, May 1-Sept 30; electric motors only, Oct 1-Apr 30
Trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Closed all year
Closed all year above 168th St. at Bothwell Park ∑
No fishing below 168th St. at Bothwell Park, Apr 1-June 30 ∑
Below 168th St. at Bothwell Park: no fishing only from 21:00 hours to 05:00 hours each day,∑Aug 1-Dec 31
No angling from powered boats above dyke gates
Closed all year above signs at Spur 7 (1.5 km below Seymour Dam)
Closed all year between signs 200 m above and 130 m below pipeline bridge (near Greater Vancouver Water District gate)
Trout/char release (including steelhead)
Fly fishing only, and bait ban from Spur 4 bridge to signs at Spur 7
Closed all year
Closed all year
No fishing Dec 1-Mar 31
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing above Silver Lake, Oct 1-July 31
Closed all year from Silver Lake to the bailey bridge situated 8 km above Hwy #1
Above Silver Lake, fly fishing only and bait ban, Aug 1-Sept 30
Bait ban below bailey bridge situated 8km above Hwy #1
Release all fish; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing Nov 1-June 30
Release all fish; bait ban
Note: boundary between Skagit River and Ross Lake is marked by signs
See Alouette River
Bait ban
Squamish River tributary located upstream of Ashlu Creek
Bait ban; release all steelhead∑
All tributaries closed all year EXCEPT: Ashlu Creek, Cheakamus, Elaho and Mamquam Rivers, and the Squamish Powerhouse Channel
Closed all year
Bait ban, Dec 1-Sept 30
Speed restriction on parts (8 km/h)
No fishing Nov 1-June 30
Bait ban
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REGION 2 - Lower Mainland
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
Lower Mainland
REGION 2
SWELTZER CREEK∑
TAILLEFER CREEK
TAMIHI CREEK
TROUT LAKE (Sasquatch Park)
TROUT LAKE (Sechelt)
TWIN LAKES∑
VEDDER RIVER
WAGG CREEK
WAHLEACH (“Jones”) LAKE
WAHLEACH (“Jones”)
LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
WAUGH (WORM) LAKE
WEAVER LAKE AND CREEK∑
WEST LAKE
WHONNOCK LAKE
WIDGEON CREEK
WIDGEON SLOUGH
WOLF LAKE
WOOD LAKE
2-3
2-11
2-3
π
π
π
π
π
π
2-18
2-5
2-8
2-4
2-8
2-3
2-3
2-5
2-19
2-16
2-8
2-8
2-8
2-19
2-19
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Closed all year
No fishing May 1-June 30
Closed all year below the falls 200 m upstream of Chilliwack River
No fishing above the falls 200 m upstream of Chilliwack River, May 1-June 30
No powered boats
Electric motors only
Closed all year
See Chilliwack River
Closed all year
Trout/char daily quota = 2 (none under 40 cm)
Closed all year
Electric motors only
Closed all year from signs at log booms on Weaver Lake to Sakwi Creek
Engine power restriction on Weaver Lake - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Speed restriction (12 km/h)
No powered boats
No powered boats
Speed restriction (5 km/h)
No powered boats
No powered boats
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 23) apply.
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REGION 3 - Thompson-Nicola
The Management Unit boundaries indicated on the map below are shown only
as a reference to help anglers locate waters in the region. For more precise
Management Unit boundaries, please consult one of the commercial
Recreational Atlases available for B.C.
Fish and Wildlife Regional Office
(250) 371-6200
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Conservation Officer Service
Field Offices
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Please call one of the numbers below
for recorded information or to make
an appointment:
Clearwater:
Kamloops:
Lillooet:
Merritt:
Report All Poachers and Polluters
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline
1-877-952-RAPP (7277)
Cellular Dial #7277
Please refer to page 44 for more information
www.rapp.bc.ca
(250) 674-3722
(250) 371-6281
(250) 256-4636
(250) 378-8489
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FOR SALMON INFORMATION
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
District Offices (DFO)
Clearwater:
Kamloops:
Lillooet:
7-4 Salmon Arm:
(250) 674-2633
(250) 851-4950
7-1 (250) 256-2650
(250) 804-7000
5-15
(250) 674-2580
40 East Old N. Thompson Hwy,
Clearwater, B.C. V0E 1N0
3-43
3-45
4-38
Thompson-Nicola
Due to aeration projects, DANGEROUS
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Bleeker, Horseshoe, Lodgepole, Logan,
Rose, Stake, Tulip & Walloper lakes.
4-40
7-2
3-44
WARNING
REGION 3
3-46
5-13
5-2
3-4
5-1
5-4
3-40
3-39
2
5-14
3-41
5-3
3-38
3-31
3-30
2-11
3-18
3-16
2-6
3-19
3-20
3-26
824
3-17
3-34
8-26
8-21
25
3-27
3-33
3-35
3-37
3-29 3-28
8-
3-32
4-39
3-36
8-22
8-23
2-9
2-
10
3-15
4
3-1
2-7
3-13
3-12
8-6
2-8
2-18
2-17
8-5
8-11
8-10
8-8
8-9
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REGION 3 - Thompson-Nicola
REGIONAL REGULATIONS
TABLE
LEGEND
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
Spring closure: No fishing in any stream
in Region 3 from Jan. 1 to June 30 (see
tables for exceptions).
Thompson-Nicola
REGION 3
Single barbless hook: must be used in all
streams of Region 3, all year.
Steelhead fishing: Your basic licence
must be validated with a Steelhead
Conservation Surcharge Stamp if you
intend to fish for steelhead anywhere in
B.C. In addition, a Steelhead Stamp is
mandatory when fishing most Classified
Waters regardless of the species being
angled for. Please see page 7 for details.
REGIONAL DAILY
CATCH QUOTAS
(See tables for exceptions)
Trout/char: 5, but not more than
• 4 from streams
• 1 over 50 cm
• 1 bull trout (Dolly Varden) or lake trout.
None under 60 cm
And you must release:
• ALL STEELHEAD
• Bull trout (Dolly Varden) from
streams, Aug. 1 to Oct. 31
• Lake trout from Oct. 15 to Jan. 31
STEELHEAD MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Whitefish: 15 (all species combined)
In response to low abundance of steelhead
in the Thompson-Nicola Region, steelhead
fisheries may be closed.
Burbot: 2
Please report tagged fish to the Fish and
Wildlife Regional Office in Kamloops at
1-800-388-1606. Information should include
tag number and colour, fish length and
weight, and location of capture. Please
leave your name & phone number so we can
provide you with details.
White Sturgeon: CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY
Crayfish: 25
POSSESSION QUOTAS
Possession quotas = 2 daily quotas
(See tables for exceptions)
ANNUAL CATCH QUOTAS
Annual catch quota for Shuswap Lake
(per licence year):
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Jan 1-June 30
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Rainbow trout: 5 over 50 cm
Char - lake trout and bull trout
(Dolly Varden): 5 over 60 cm
DAILY & ANNUAL CATCH
QUOTAS FOR SALMON
Please refer to the NOTICE on page 4
for Salmon Regulations.
NOTE: Check website (page 1) for
closure dates in 2012/2013 season.
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The following waters are CLOSED
to all fishing:
Thompson River: below signs at Kamloops
Lake outlet to the confluence with Fraser
River, October 1 to May 31 (see tables for
exceptions);
Fraser River: from Hwy 99 Bridge at Lillooet
to BC Hydro tail race outflow channel,
October 1 to May 31; and from the confluence
with Thompson River to CNR bridge approx. 1
km downstream, October 1 to May 31;
Nahatlatch River below Nahatlatch Lake
and Stein River: from January 1 to
May 31
Frances and Hannah lakes: from
January 1 to May 31; and
Seton River below Seton Lake: from
April 1 to May 31 .
Sport fishing openings will be announced inseason, if scientific information suggests that
abundance is adequate to support a fishery.
ILLEGAL MOVEMENT
OF LIVE FISH
See important information on page 82.
Phillips, Fleming, Skimikin, Miller,
Skmana, Little Skmana, Forest and Nellies
Lakes are now re-opened following
treatment to eradicate illegally introduced
spiny-ray fish.
π Stocked Lake
(not all stocked lakes listed, see p. 83)
∏ Classified Waters Licence required
to fish Class I or Class II waters,
see p. 8
∑ Including tributaries
∞ Wheelchair Accessible
∂ Age Restricted Waters
Kokanee: 5 (none from streams)
REPORT TAGGED FISH
MAHOOD LAKE
See the following
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and additional
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REGION 3
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
ABBOTT LAKE
ADAMS LAKE
π
3-18
3-37
ADAMS RIVER (below Adams Lake)
ALBREDA RIVER
ALICE CREEK
AMPHITHEATRE LAKE
π
ANDY LAKE
π
ANSTEY RIVER
ANTLER LAKE
π
AYLMER (Star) LAKE
AZURE LAKE
BARE LAKE
π
BIG BAR CREEK
BIG BAR LAKE
π
BIG O.K. (“Island”) LAKE
π
BIRCH LAKE
π
BLACKWATER CREEK
BLEEKER LAKE
π
BLOWDOWN LAKE
BLUE LAKE
π
BOB LAKE
BONAPARTE RIVER
BRIAN LAKE
BRIDGE RIVER
3-37
3-43
3-46
3-27
3-27
3-36
3-18
3-27
3-46
3-29
3-31
3-31
3-18
3-30
3-33
3-20
3-39
3-20
3-19
3-30
3-39
3-33
BROKEN HOOK LAKE
π
BROOK LAKE
BULMAN LAKE
π
CALLING LAKE
π
CAMPBELL CREEK
CANIM RIVER (also in M.U. 5-15)
CAYOOSH CREEK
CELISTA CREEK
CHASE CREEK
CHATAWAY LAKE
CLANWILLIAM LAKE
CLEARWATER LAKE
3-39
3-13
3-20
3-18
3-20
3-46
3-16
3-36
3-26
3-18
3-34
3-46
CLEARWATER RIVER
3-40
3-46
CLINTON CREEK
COLBORNE LAKE (“Lake 1373”)
3-30
3-39
COLDWATER RIVER
3-13
COLDWATER RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
COMMUNITY LAKE
π
COPPER LAKE
π
3-13
3-27
3-39
Thompson-Nicola
3-37
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing north of a line drawn due west from mouth of Momich River, Mar 15-June 30
Daily quota = 1 bull trout or lake trout (no bull trout under 80 cm or lake trout under 60 cm)
Lake trout release, Oct 15-Jan 31
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2 (none under 30 cm); bait ban
Bull trout (Dolly Varden) daily quota = 1 (none under 80 cm), July 1-30 & Nov 1-Dec 31
Bull trout (Dolly Varden) release, Aug 1-Oct 31
Rainbow trout and char release; bait ban; no powered boats
Closed all year
No fishing Jan 1-Sept 30
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Rainbow trout and char release; bait ban
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year (Provincial broodstock lake)
Trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Exempt from Spring Closure below Big Bar Lake
Speed restriction (10 km/h) and no towing
No ice fishing; rainbow trout release; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 kw (10 hp)
Closed all year
WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none uner 50 cm); artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Closed all year below falls at Bonaparte fishway; No trout under 25 cm below Bonaparte Lake
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Closed all year from Terzaghi Dam to Yalakom River
No fishing below Hwy 40 bridge (approx. 6 km north of Lillooet), Mar 31-June 20
No trout under 25 cm; bull trout release above Downton Lake (Reservoir)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Exempt from Spring Closure
Trout/char release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Exempt from Spring Closure; no trout under 25 cm below falls
Rainbow trout and char release and bait ban below the falls
Exempt from Spring Closure
Electric motors only
Lake trout and bull trout (Dolly Varden) release
No fishing from falls at outlet of lake to signs 1500m above falls, Jan 1-July 15
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No fishing above old Clearwater Bridge, Jan 1-July 15
Below old Clearwater Bridge, open July 1-Apr 30
Bait ban (a) from Falls Creek to Mahood River, all year, and (b) from Mahood River to N. Thompson River, Sept 1-July 31
No angling from powered boats below Falls Creek
Trout/char release
Exempt from Spring Closure
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Located 2 km south of Lolo Lake in the Mann Cr. drainage
Open June 1-Dec 31
No trout under 25 cm; No fishing for bull trout all year (any caught must be released)
See Juliet, July and Mine Creeks
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
REGION 3
ADAMS RIVER
(above Adams Lake)
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 30) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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WORLD CLASS FLYFISHING COUNTRY
Logan Lake Municipal Campground
PO Box 190, Logan Lake, BC V0K 1W0
Tel: 1-800-331-6495 May-mid Oct
(250) 523-6322
e-mail: [email protected]
www.loganlake.ca
35600 Coquihalla Lakes Rd. Hwy. 5 Exit 228
Between Hope and Merritt BC
Tel: 250.378.2096 Toll-free: 1.877.978.2096
Quiet. Peaceful. Getaway.
email: [email protected]
on Face Lake between Merritt and Kamloops
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REGION 3 - Thompson-Nicola
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
COURTNEY LAKE
CRAZY CREEK
CUTOFF VALLEY CREEK
DARDANELLES LAKE
DEADMAN RIVER
DEEP LAKE
DOUGLAS LAKE
DOWNTON LAKE (Reservoir)
DUM LAKE
DUTCH LAKE
EAGAN LAKE
π
π
π
π
REGION 3
EAGLE RIVER
EDITH LAKE
ELBOW LAKE
ELEANOR LAKE
ENGLISHMEN LAKE
ERNEST LAKE
ESTELLE LAKE
FACE (Mile High) LAKE
FATOX LAKE
FIFTYNINE CREEK
FIFTYSEVEN CREEK
FILE CREEK
FLAPJACK LAKE
FLOAT LAKE
FRANCES LAKE
3-34
π
π
π
π
π
π
FRASER RIVER
Thompson-Nicola
3-12
3-35
3-30
3-20
3-29
3-28
3-12
3-33
3-28
3-40
3-30
3-19
3-29
3-40
3-13
3-20
3-30
3-19
3-29
3-30
3-30
3-45
3-39
3-39
3-15
3-14
FRED LAKE
FRISKEN LAKE
GAMMARUS LAKE
GLIMPSE LAKE
GRIFFIN LAKE
GRIZZLY LAKE
(in Lemieux Creek Drainage)
GUICHON CREEK
π
π
π
π
3-19
3-20
3-39
3-20
3-34
3-39
GUMP LAKE
GUN LAKE
GYPSUM LAKE
HAMMER LAKE
HANNAH LAKE
π
π
π
π
3-18
3-32
3-18
3-30
3-15
HARPER LAKE
HAT CREEK
HATHEUME LAKE
π
3-26
3-17
3-12
HEATHER LAKE
HEFFLEY LAKE (Parts of)
HEMP CREEK
HEIDI LAKE
HIHIUM LAKE
HORSESHOE LAKE
HOSLI LAKE
HOURGLASS LAKE
HUDSON BAY LAKE
“ISLAND” LAKE
ISLAND LAKE
ISOBEL LAKE
JACKO LAKE
JACKPINE LAKE
π
π
3-18
π
π
π
π
π
π
π
π
π
π
3-39
3-27
3-46
3-39
3-30
3-20
3-20
3-39
3-30
3-18
3-29
3-28
3-19
3-28
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year below the falls, open all year above the falls
Exempt from Spring Closure
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No trout under 25 cm below Mowich Lake
Trout/char daily quota = 2
Burbot release
Bull trout release
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No fishing Jan 1-Apr 30
Kokanee daily quota = 2; single barbless hook, May 1-Dec 31
Rainbow trout and char release; speed restriction (5 km/h)
Bait ban below Griffin Lake
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Exempt from Spring Closure
Exempt from Spring Closure
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Electric motors only
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No fishing Jan 1-May 31; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season openings
Single barbless hook
Exempt from Spring Closure above Thompson River, except as noted below
Closed all year from signs 6.5 km south of Boston Bar to signs 2.8 km south of Hells Gate
No fishing from the lower entrance of the fish ladder at Bridge River rapids to the BC Railway bridge 2 km north of Lillooet, Mar
31-June 20
No fishing from the Hwy 99 bridge at Lillooet downstream approx. 1.2 km to BC Hydro’s tail race outflow channel, Oct 1-May 31;
check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season opening
No fishing from the confluence with Thompson River to the CNR bridge approx. 1 km downstream, Oct 1-May 31; check website
(see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season opening
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Lake trout and bull trout (Dolly Varden) release
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Located approx. 4 km SW of Taweel Lake
Open June 1-Dec 31
No trout under 25 cm below Mamit Lake
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Bull trout (Dolly Varden) release
Electric motors only
Electric motors only
No fishing Jan 1-May 31; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season openings
Single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Exempt from Spring Closure
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No towing, speed restriction (15 km/h)
Exempt from Spring Closure
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; bait ban, single barbless hook; engine power restriction - 7.5 kw (10 hp)
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2; WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout catch & release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
See Big O.K. Lake
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout/char daily quota = 2; ∂ age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
No ice fishing
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 30) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
JACKSON LAKE
JIMMY LAKE
π
π
JULIET CREEK
JULY CREEK
KANE LAKES
KNOUFF LAKE
KWOTLENEMO (Fountain) LAKE
LAC LE JEUNE
LAJOIE (Little Gun) LAKE
“LAKE 1372”
“LAKE 1373”
LANCE LAKE
LEIGHTON LAKE
π
π
π
π
π
π
3-12
3-12
3-13
3-13
3-13
3-27
3-17
3-19
3-32
3-39
3-39
3-39
3-18
LITTLE DUM LAKE
π
LITTLE HEFFLEY LAKE
LITTLE LAC DES ROCHES
(at west end of Lac Des Roches)
“LITTLE PETER HOPE” LAKE
3-28
3-27
3-30
LLOYD LAKE
LODGEPOLE LAKE
LOGAN LAKE
3-30
3-19
3-19
π
π
π
LORENZO LAKE
LOST LAKE (Near Taweel Lake)
LOWER KANE LAKE
LUNDBOM LAKE
LYNN LAKE
π
π
π
3-39
3-30
3-39
3-39
3-13
3-12
3-28
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook;
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Closed all year
See Lower Kane and Upper Kane lakes
See Sullivan Lake
Electric motors only
Speed restriction (20 km/h); ∞= wheelchair accessible
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake 200 m south of Colborne Lake
See Colborne lake
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No fishing within 100 m of the mouth of the inlet stream, May 1-Nov 30
No fishing within 100 m of the Tunkwa Creek outlet, May 1-Nov 30
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No powered boats
Speed restriction (20 km/h)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake approx. 200 m SW of Peter Hope Lake
No ice fishing; rainbow trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only; WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Electric motors only; WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
Electric motors only
Closed all year NE of signs near the mouth of Thunder Creek and the public access site
No ice fishing within 500 m of outlet stream at SW end of lake as marked by signs
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing
REGION 3
LOLO LAKE
LOON LAKE
3-20
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Thompson-Nicola
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• Resort Convenience Store • Children’s Playground
WINTER:
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Complete rentals - ice rods, augers, fire barrels, huts and more.
• Outdoor Hot Tub • Ice Skating Rink • Snowmobile Rentals
• Wild Horse Viewing
FALL:
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REGION 3 - Thompson-Nicola
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
Thompson-Nicola
REGION 3
MACHETE LAKE
π
(including that portion known as
“Bear” Lake)
MAHOOD LAKE
(see map below for area closure)
No fishing Jan 1-Apr 30
Kokanee daily quota = 2; single barbless hook
3-46
No fishing within boundary signs at the western tip of the lake, Jan 1-June 30
Trout/char release, bait ban and single barbless hook: within boundary signs at the western tip of the lake, July 1-Dec 31
No fishing within 200 m of the Mahood River outlet, Jan 1-June 30
Trout/char release, bait ban and single barbless hook: within 200 m of the Mahood River outlet, July 1-Dec 31
No fishing Jan 1-June 30
Trout/char release; bait ban
No trout under 25 cm
Burbot release
See Shuswap Lake
Speed restriction (15 km/h)
No powered boats from 12th St. bridge to mainstem
Rainbow trout and char release; bait ban
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year
Closed all year
Exempt from Spring Closure
Exempt from Spring Closure
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout release; bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake approx. 1.5 km NW of Pat (“Six Mile”) Lake adjacent to Six Mile Hill Rd; also called “Highway” Lake
No fishing in Diamond Lagoon (as marked by signs), Jan 1-June 30
Exempt from Spring Closure
Single barbless hook; see page 2 in this section for bull trout daily quota
MAHOOD RIVER
3-46
MAKA CREEK
MAMIT LAKE
MARA LAKE
MARSHALL LAKE
MCARTHUR ISLAND SLOUGH
MCNOMEE CREEK
MELLIN (Jerry) LAKE
MENZIES LAKE
MINE CREEK
MONTE CREEK
MOORE CREEK
MOOSEHEAD LAKE
“MORGAN” LAKE
3-13
3-18
3-26
3-32
3-28
3-36
3-12
3-13
3-13
3-20
3-19
3-39
3-19
π
π
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
3-30
MURTLE LAKE
MURTLE RIVER
NAHATLATCH LAKE
(East and West)
NAHATLATCH RIVER
3-45
3-45
3-15
NICOLA RIVER
3-13
NICOLA LAKE
NISKONLITH LAKE
π
NORA LAKE
“NORMAN” LAKE
NORTH THOMPSON RIVER
NUGGET LAKE
π
PASKA LAKE
PASS LAKE
π
PAT LAKE
π
PAUL CREEK (Below Paul Lake)
PENNASK CREEK
PENNASK LAKE
PERRY RIVER
PETER HOPE LAKE
π
PILLAR LAKE
π
PINANTAN LAKE
π
PINNACLE LAKE
π
PIONEER (Cecilia) LAKE
PLACID LAKE (in Wells Gray Park) π
PLATEAU LAKE
π
PRESSY LAKE
PRINGLE CREEK
PROSPECT CREEK
3-19
3-27
3-39
3-19
3-27
3-12
3-19
3-29
3-19
3-27
3-12
3-12
3-35
3-20
3-26
3-27
3-12
3-39
3-46
3-20
3-30
3-20
3-13
RAINBOW LAKE
RED LAKE
RICHARD LAKE
ROCHE LAKE
π
π
π
3-12
3-29
3-39
3-20
ROCK LAKE
ROSE LAKE
ROSS MOORE LAKE
π
π
3-12
3-20
3-19
3-15
Closed all year from Frances Lake downstream 400 m to signs at logging road bridge
Below Nahatlatch Lake (including Hannah and Frances lakes; except as noted above), open until
Dec 31; no fishing Jan 1 to May 31; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible
in-season openings
Above Nahatlatch Lake, open all year
Trout daily quota = 2 (none under 30 cm)
Open above Nicola Lake, July 1-Dec 31 and open below Nicola Lake, June 1-Feb 28
Trout/char release below Nicola Lake, Jan 1-Feb 28
No trout under 25 cm below Nicola Lake
No fishing for bull trout, all year (any caught must be released)
Burbot release
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2; unnamed lake approx. 600 m SE of Durand Lake
Exempt from Spring Closure ; no trout under 30 cm; see page 31 for bull trout daily quota
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 kw (10 hp)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Open all year, ∂ age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Closed all year above Pennask Lake
No ice fishing; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout and char release; bait ban
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Exempt from Spring Closure
No trout under 25 cm
No fishing for bull trout, all year (any caught must be released)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2, bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; single barbless hook
Electric motors only, on part of the lake
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 30) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
SALMON LAKE
π
SALMON RIVER
SCOTCH CREEK
SCUITTO LAKE
SETON RIVER
(includes BC Hydro Power Canal above
the dam up to signs located on Seton Lake)
3-12
3-26
3-36
3-20
3-16
SEYMOUR RIVER
3-36
SHUMWAY LAKE
π
SHUSWAP LAKE
(see maps below)
(includes Little Shuswap Lake, that
part of South Thompson River between
Shuswap Lake and Little Shuswap
Lake, Seymour, Anstey and Salmon
arms and Mara Lake unless
stated otherwise)
3-20
3-26
SICAMOUS NARROWS
“SIX MILE” LAKE
“SMITH” LAKE
(in Wells Gray Park)
SOUTH THOMPSON RIVER
3-26
3-19
3-46
π
3-20
3-39
3-13
SPRUCE LAKE
STAKE LAKE
STAR LAKE
STEIN LAKE
STEIN RIVER
π
π
π
π
π
3-20
3-27
3-39
3-28
3-16
3-28
North Thompson Sport Fishing
Family Fishing Waters
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Thompson-Nicola
STUMP LAKE
SULLIVAN (Knouff) LAKE
SUMMIT LAKE
SUMMIT LAKE
TEXAS CREEK
THOMPSON RIVER
(above Kamloops Lake)
3-32
3-19
3-39
3-16
3-16
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout and char release & bait ban below Hwy #97 bridge at Falkland
Rainbow trout and char release; bait ban
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Exempt from Spring Closure
No trout under 25 cm below Seton Lake
Below Seton Lake, no fishing Apr 1-May 31; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season
opening in 2011
Rainbow trout and char release below the falls
Bait ban
No fishing north of fishing boundary signs located at south end of lake, Apr 1-Oct 31; see map below
No ice fishing
No fishing from line between signs on Murdock and Semaphore points, to Hwy#1 bridge, Mar 15-May 31 (see map C below)
No fishing in the entire area north of Albas, Mar 15-May 31 (see map B below)
No fishing Mar 15-May 31, and rainbow trout and char release, June 1-Mar 14, in the waters lying west of a line between signs
at Henstridge Road and Wharf Road to a line between signs on the south and north shores of Little Shuswap Lake (see map A
below)
Rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm), annual quota = 5
Char daily quota = 1 (none under 60 cm), annual quota = 5
Bait ban, single barbless hook
Conservation Surcharge Stamp required to catch and keep rainbow trout over 50 cm or char over 60 cm
Speed restriction (5 km/h)
See Pat Lake
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake approx. 5.5 km NE of Placid Lake
Exempt from Spring Closure
See Shuswap Lake for part between Shuswap Lake and Little Shuswap Lake
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No trout under 25 cm
No fishing for bull trout, all year (any caught must be released)
Trout/char daily quota = 2 (only 1 bull trout - none under 60 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
No powered boats
Exempt from Spring Closure; no trout under 25 cm
Open until Dec. 31; No fishing Jan 1-May 31; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season opening in 2011
Speed restriction (70 km/h)
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Exempt from Spring Closure
Exempt from Spring Closure
REGION 3
SPIDER LAKE
SPIUS CREEK
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
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REGION 3 - Thompson-Nicola
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
REGION 3
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
THOMPSON RIVER
∏
(below signs at Kamloops Lake
outlet to the confluence with Fraser River)
3-13
3-14
3-18
THREE VALLEY LAKE
TRANQUILLE LAKE
TRANQUILLE RIVER
TROUT CREEK (Wells Gray Park)
TULIP LAKE
TUNKWA LAKE
TUMTUM LAKE
TUPPER LAKE
UPPER KANE LAKE
VICTOR LAKE
WALKER CREEK
WALKER LAKE
WALLOPER LAKE
WARREN LAKE
WASLEY LAKE
WHITE LAKE
π
π
π
π
3-34
3-29
3-29
3-46
3-20
3-18
3-42
3-18
3-13
3-34
3-32
3-12
3-19
3-27
3-12
3-26
WINEHOLT LAKE
π
3-39
π
π
π
π
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Only open June 1-Sept 30; check website (see page 1 in the Provincial Regulations) for possible in-season opening that would
include the Fraser River from the confluence with Thompson R. to the CNR bridge (approx. 1 km downstream)
Trout/char daily quota = 2 (none under 35 cm)
Special additional opening from the CNR bridge below Deadman River to CNR bridge above Bonaparte River,
May 1-31; trout/char release and artificial fly only, May 1-31
Bait ban upstream of the boundary signs located near Martel ∑
No angling from boats
Below signs at Kamloops Lake∑: Class II water Oct 1-Dec 31 and Steelhead stamp mandatory Oct 1-Dec 31 (when open)
Lake trout and bull trout (Dolly Varden) release
Rainbow trout daily quota = 8; kokanee daily quota = 10
Exempt from Spring Closure
Open Oct 1-June 30
WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
Bull trout (Dolly Varden) daily quota = 1 (none under 80 cm); bait ban
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Lake trout and bull trout (Dolly Varden) release
Closed all year
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
WARNING! Dangerous thin ice due to aeration!
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 2; artificial fly only, bait ban, single barbless hook
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing within 400m of the mouth of Cedar Creek as designated by signs, Dec 1-June 30
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
Rainbow trout daily quota = 2
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 30) apply.
Thompson-Nicola
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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REGION 4 - Kootenay
The Management Unit boundaries indicated on the map below are shown only
as a reference to help anglers locate waters in the region. For more precise
Management Unit boundaries, please consult one of the commercial
Recreational Atlases available for B.C.
Fish and Wildlife Regional Offices
(250) 489-8540
205 Industrial Rd. G,
Cranbrook, B.C. V1C 7G5
(250) 354-6333
401-333 Victoria St.,
Nelson, B.C. V1L 4K3
R.A.P.P.
Report All Poachers and Polluters
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline
1-877-952-RAPP (7277)
Cellular Dial #7277
Please refer to page 44
for more information
www.rapp.bc.ca
Kootenay Trout Hatchery
oe
Can
(250) 429-3214
4522 Fenwick Rd., 7-2
Ft. Steele, B.C. V0B 1N0
KINBASKET
3-43
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Cranbrook:
Creston:
Fernie:
Golden:
Invermere:
Nelson:
Revelstoke:
R
4-40
Mica
Creek
-40
Please call one of the numbers below
for recorded information or to make an
appointment:
LAKE
Wo
od
ch
Rea
3-44
Conservation Officer Service
Field Offices
bia
(250) 365-8611
(250) 489-8537
(250) 428-3220
(250) 423-7551
(250) 344-7703
(250) 342-4266
(250) 354-6397
(250) 837-9683
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NATIONAL
REGION 4
Provincial angling regulations and
licensing do not apply in the National
Parks in this region (see page 10).
Please contact Parks Canada for fishing
information, at 1-888-773-8888.
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REGION 4 - Kootenay
REGIONAL REGULATIONS
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
TABLE
LEGEND
REGIONAL DAILY
CATCH QUOTAS
NO FISHING: in any stream in Region
4 from Apr. 1 to June 14 (see tables for
additional closed times or exceptions).
(See tables for exceptions)
Trout/char: 5, but not more than
• 1 rainbow trout or cutthroat trout
over 50 cm
• 2 from streams
• 1 bull trout *Dolly Varden) of any size
Trout/char release: in streams from
Nov. 1 to March 31 (see tables for
additional dates or exceptions).
Single barbless hook: must be used in all
streams of Region 4, all year.
NOTE: “streams” defined on page 96.
Bass (largemouth & smallmouth combined):
CLOSED TO FISHING
(See tables for exceptions)
See the following
tables for
exceptions
and additional
regulations on
specific waters.
π Stocked Lake
(not all stocked lakes listed, see p. 83)
∏ Classified Waters Licence required
to fish Class I or Class II waters,
see p. 8
∑ Including tributaries
∂ Age Restricted Waters
Burbot: 2
Classified Waters: many East Kootenay
Rivers and their tributaries are Classified
Waters and require a supplemental
Classified Waters Licence, see page 8, map
of waters on page 37, and the waterspecific tables (pages 39-44).
Crayfish: 25
Kokanee: 15 (none from streams)
Northern pike: CLOSED TO ALL FISHING
KOOTENAY LAKE BOUNDARIES
KOOTENAY LAKE
Walleye: CLOSED TO FISHING
(See tables for exceptions)
White Sturgeon: CLOSED TO ALL FISHING
Upper West Arm
Lower West Arm
Main Body
McDonalds
Landing
Procter
Lighthouse
NELSON
N AY
( a b ov e A k o l k ole x N a r r ows )
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ANNUAL CATCH QUOTAS
Rainbow trout over 50 cm from the
main body of Kootenay Lake:
5 per licence year.
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NOTICE TO ANGLERS
TRIBUTARIES OF LAKES
When fishing the tributaries of the following
lakes, check for special regulations in the
tables under both the name of the tributary
and the name of the lake (such as “Columbia
Lake’s tributaries”):
Columbia
Connor
Duncan
Kinbasket
Kootenay
Lake Revelstoke
Little Slocan
O
Castlegar
N
Power Line
Walter Hardman
Reservoir
KO
Possession quotas = 2 daily quotas
(See tables for exceptions)
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ole
A k ol
p
POSSESSION QUOTAS
er
Generating
Station
38
Corra Linn
Dam
TE
"Dr a wdown A r e a "
U
Kootenay
Yellow perch: CLOSED TO FISHING
(See tables for exceptions)
Balfour
R
REGION 4
Whitefish: 15 (all species combined)
UPPER ARROW LAKE
AKOLKOLEX NARROWS
Lower Arrow
Premier
Slocan
Trout
Upper Arrow
Waneta Reservoir
Whiteswan
Kaslo
It is now illegal to fish for bass, perch,
pike or walleye in the Kootenay Region,
with the exception of certain waters with
existing fisheries, as listed in the WaterSpecific Tables. This measure is part of
B.C.’s new, zero-tolerance approach to
illegal fish introductions. For details, see
page82.
PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES
For details on fishing regulation proposals
in the Kootenay Region and your
opportunity to provide comments, please
visit the Regional Office’s website at
www.env.gov.bc.ca/Kootenay/esd.html
and click on “Fisheries” after May 10th.
CANADA
The Main Body of Kootenay Lake is the
area east of a line between boundary signs
on opposite shores near Balfour Point and
Procter Lighthouse.
The Upper West Arm of Kootenay Lake is the
area west of a line between boundary signs
on opposite shores near Balfour Point and
Procter Lighthouse to McDonalds Landing
(Six Mile).
The Lower West Arm of Kootenay Lake is the
area between McDonalds Landing (Six Mile)
and Corra Linn dam.
FISH CONSUMPTION REMINDER
For information on the proper preparation
of fish for consumption, please read
Preparing Fish for the Table on page 79.
NOTE: Check website (page 1) for
closure dates in 2012/2013 season.
REGION 4
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
ABRUZZI CREEK
∏
4-23
AKOLKOLEX RIVER∑
“ALCES” LAKE
π
ALEXANDER CREEK∑
∏
(above the Easternmost Hwy 3 Bridge)
4-33
4-24
4-23
ALEXANDER CREEK
∏
(below the Easternmost Hwy 3 Bridge)
“ALTA” LAKE
4-23
ARROW LAKES
ARROW LAKES’ TRIBUTARIES
ARROW PARK (Mosquito) CREEK
ASHER CREEK
BAYNES LAKE
BEAVER LAKE
BEDNORSKI LAKE
BIG FISH (DUNBAR) LAKE
BIGHORN (RAM) CREEK ∑
BOTTS LAKE
BOX LAKE
BRIDAL LAKE
BRIDGE CREEK
BULL RIVER∑
4-15
4-32
π
∏
π
π
∏
BURTON CREEK
4-15
∏
CAMERON SLOUGH
CARIBOU CREEK
4-23
4-21
4-15
π
π
4-32
4-34
CEDAR LAKE (NEAR GOLDEN)
π
CERULEAN LAKE
CHAMPION LAKES NO. 1 AND 2 π
CHAMPION LAKE NO. 3
π
CHATTER CREEK
CLELAND LAKE
π
COAL CREEK
(below Old MF&M Railway Bridge
7 Km Above Elk River)
COFFEE CREEK
COLUMBIA LAKE
COLUMBIA LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
COLUMBIA RIVER
4-34
4-25
4-8
4-8
4-36
4-34
4-23
CONNOR LAKE
CONNOR LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
COTTONWOOD LAKE
π
CRAWFORD CREEK
CRAWFORD CREEK
CRESTON VALLEY WILDLIFE
MANAGEMENT AREA (CVWMA)
WATERS
4-18
4-25
4-25
4-8
4-15
4-26
4-34
4-38
4-23
4-23
4-8
4-6
4-33
4-6
See Lower Arrow Lake’s tributaries and Upper Arrow Lake’s tributaries
Closed all year
No fishing below South Fork (5 km from Trout Lake), June 15-Oct 31
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited; electric motors only
Electric motors only
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10 hp)
A tributary of Wigwam River; see Wigwam River∑
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
Electric motors only
No powered boats
Closed all year
Trout/char release from Galbraith Creek to Van Creek∑, Aberfeldie Dam to Tie Mill Dam∑, and Quinn Creek∑
Other parts: trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm), June 15-Oct 31
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
No fishing from Woden Creek to Hwy #6 bridge, June 15-Oct 31, and from the Hwy #6 bridge downstream 300 m to a line between
posted signs, all year
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Aug 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
See Lewis Slough
No fishing from Rodd Creek to Hwy #6 bridge, June 15-Oct 31, and from the Hwy #6 bridge downstream 300 m to a line between
posted signs, all year
Electric motors only
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10hp)
Electric motors only
Trout/char release; bait ban
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; no powered boats
Open to fishing all year; no powered boats
Closed all year
Engine power restriction - 7.5 Kw (10hp)
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Part described is NOT a Classified Water
Kootenay
CARIBOU LAKES
CARTWRIGHT LAKE
4-32
4-30
4-22
4-17
4-3
4-34
4-2
4-34
4-15
4-7
4-38
4-22
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Aug 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Trout/char release; bait ban
See Moose Lake
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Aug 31
Class II water when open
See Elk River’s tributaries
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Unnamed lake 200 m downstream of Bednorski Lake
See Lower Arrow Lake and Upper Arrow Lake
REGION 4
CADORNA CREEK
4-3
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Closed all year below signs at falls 10 km from Kootenay Lake
Burbot release; speed restriction (10 km/h) near eastern shore and at south end, as buoyed and signed
Closed all year (except Dutch Creek)
Closed all year from Revelstoke Dam to Hwy #1 bridge
No fishing from a line between the old Robson Ferry landing and a sign on the south river bank, downstream approximately 950 m
to the CPR bridge, Mar 1-June 30
All parts open are EXEMPT from the regional Nov 1-Mar 31 trout/char release and the regional Apr 1-June 14 closure
Kokanee daily quota = 15 from Keenleyside Dam to a line between the old Robson Ferry landing and a sign on the south river bank
Walleye daily quota = 8 from Keenleyside Dam to the Washington State border
Speed restriction (10 km/h) from Mud Lake to Columbia Lake, no power boats in wetlands and no towing, in main channel from
Fairmont to Donald
See Upper Arrow Lake for the portion of the Columbia River which may be found below the Hwy #1 bridge in Revelstoke (depending on reservoir level)
No fishing May 1-June 30
No fishing Apr 1-June 30
Electric motors only
Closed all year
No fishing June 15-Oct 31
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Applies to all waters within the CVWMA, including Six Mile Lake, Leach Lake, Kootenay River and Canal, EXCEPT Duck Lake (see
separate entry)
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 38) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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REGION 4 - Kootenay
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
Kootenay
REGION 4
CUB LAKE
CULTUS CREEK∑
DEER CREEK
DOROTHY LAKE
DUCK LAKE∑
π
π
4-34
4-7
4-15
4-26
4-6
DUNCAN LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
DUNCAN RIVER∑
4-27
4-19
DUTCH CREEK∑
4-26
ECHOES LAKES
(near Kimberley)
EDWARDS LAKES
ELK RIVER
(above Elko Dam)
π
4-20
π
∏
4-2
4-2
4-23
ELK RIVER
(below Elko Dam)
∏
4-2
ELK RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
(see Exceptions)
∏
4-2
4-23
ERIE LAKE
FINDLAY CREEK∑
FISHER MAIDEN LAKE
FLATHEAD RIVER
4-8
4-26
π
FLATHEAD RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
FORDING RIVER
(below Josephine Falls)
FORDING RIVER∑
(above Josephine Falls)
FORSYTH CREEK
FRENCH SLOUGH
GARBUTT LAKE
GOAT RIVER∑
GOLD CREEK∑
GRIZZLY LAKE
HAHA LAKE
HALFWAY RIVER
HALL LAKE
HELLROARING CREEK
HIAWATHA LAKE
HILL CREEK
HORSESHOE LAKE
IDLEWILD LAKE
(Old Cranbrook Reservoir)
ILLECILLEWAET RIVER
JADE LAKE
JIM SMITH LAKE
4-26
4-1
4-1
∏
4-23
∏
4-23
∏
4-23
π
4-6
4-22
4-6
∏
π
π
4-3
4-25
4-3
4-31
4-34
4-20
4-3
4-31
4-22
4-3
4-33
π
4-34
4-20
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Electric motors only
Closed all year below Laib Creek
Closed all year
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Bass daily quota = 3 (only 1 over 40 cm), June 16-May 14; bass release, May 15-June 15
Yellow perch daily quota = 20
No powered boats in Duck Lake
Bull trout release (includes Upper Duncan River and tributaries)
Closed all year below Duncan Dam, including sloughs and backwaters, EXCEPT Mar 1-Apr 15 when whitefish may be fished for
and retained in mainstem below Lardeau River (release all other species)
Trout/char release from Ben Able Creek to Columbia Lake and/or River
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
EXEMPT from Columbia Lake’s tributaries closure
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 in the aggregate from both lakes (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Trout/char release June 15-Oct 31: from Lower Elk Lake to Forsyth Cr, from Line Creek bridge to CPR bridge at Sparwood, from Hwy
#3 bridge at Hosmer to the northern Hwy #3 bridge at Fernie, AND from the bridge at Morrissey to Elko Dam
All other parts: trout/char daily quota =1 (none under 30 cm), June 15-Oct 31
No powered boats
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Trout/char daily quota = 1 (no cutthroat under 30 cm, no bull trout under 75 cm) and bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
No powered boats
Class II water when open, including tributaries
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm) & bait ban, June 15 - Aug 31
EXCEPTIONS - SEE SEPARATE LISTINGS FOR: Abruzzi Cr., Alexander Cr.∑ above the easternmost Hwy #3 bridge, Bighorn (Ram)
Cr., Cadorna Cr., Fording R., Forsyth Cr. from Connor Lk. downstream 3 km, Line Cr.∑, Lodgepole Cr. below the falls near km 26
post, Michel Cr.∑, Morrissey Cr.∑, Wigwam River
ALL tributaries (EXCEPT Coal Creek below old MF&M Railway bridge 7 km above Elk River) are Class II waters when open
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Trout/char release (mainstem only) from Doctor Creek bridge to Lavington Creek bridge, June 15-Oct 31; other parts (including
tributaries) trout/char daily quota = 2 (none under 30 cm), June 15-Oct 31
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Bull trout release
Trout daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm) and bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Bull trout release
Trout daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm) and bait ban, June 15-Aug 31
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Closed all year
Closed all year from Connor Lake downstream 3 km
For remainder, see Elk River’s tributaries
Class II water when/where open, including tributaries
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
See Norbury Lake
Trout/char release (mainstem only) from Leadville Creek to Cameron Creek
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31 (EXCEPT Kitchener Creek)
See Kitchener Creek, a tributary
Trout/char release; bait ban
Closed all year
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Closed all year below falls 11 km from Arrow Lake
Electric motors only
Closed all year below Angus Creek; Class II water when/where open, including tributaries
Yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Closed all year
No powered boats
No ice fishing
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
Closed all year below Albert Canyon, EXCEPT Feb 1-Apr 15 when whitefish may be fished for & retained (release all other species)
Electric motors only
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited; no powered boats
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9 through 11) and the Regional Regulations (page 38) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
40
MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
JORDAN RIVER∑
4-39
JOSEPH CREEK
KASLO RIVER
4-3
4-18
KEEN CREEK
KIKOMUN CREEK PARK
(all lakes in the park)
KINBASKET (McNaughton) LAKE
KINBASKET (McNaughton)
LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
KITCHENER (Meadow) CREEK
KOCH CREEK
KOOTENAY LAKE, ALL PARTS
(Main Body, Upper West Arm &
Lower West Arm)
KOOTENAY LAKE - MAIN BODY
(for location see map on page 38)
4-18
4-22
4-36
4-36
4-6
4-16
4-19
4-19
4-7
KOOTENAY LAKE - LOWER WEST ARM
(for location see map on page 38)
4-7
KOOTENAY LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
4-7
4-19
4-2
4-7
4-8
4-21
4-22
4-24
4-25
4-35
KOOTENAY RIVER
Kootenay River (from
∏
LAKE REVELSTOKE’S TRIBUTARIES
LARCHWOOD LAKE
π
LARDEAU RIVER∑
4-31
4-38
4-39
4-38
4-20
4-29
4-30
LARIX LAKE
LAZY LAKE
π
LEAD QUEEN LAKE
LEMON CREEK
LEWIS (“Cameron”) SLOUGH
LILLIAN LAKE
π
LINE CREEK∑
“LITTLE MITTEN” LAKE
π
(approx 400 m west of Mitten Lake)
LITTLE SLOCAN LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
4-25
4-21
4-34
4-17
4-21
4-26
4-23
4-34
LITTLE SLOCAN RIVER
LODGEPOLE CREEK
∏
(below falls near km 26 on Lodgepole Rd)
4-16
4-2
LODGEPOLE CREEK (Above falls) ∏
LOMOND LAKE
LOON LAKE
π
4-2
4-8
4-2
“LOST” LAKE
π
4-23
LOWER ARROW LAKE
π
4-14
4-15
4-16
Bull trout release
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year below signs at Trout Lake outlet, including sloughs and backwaters, EXCEPT Poplar Creek above signs
5 km from Lardeau River and Healy Creek above Healy Creek Falls, and EXCEPT Mar 1-Apr 15 whitefish may be fished for and
retained in mainstem below Howser bridge (release all other species)
Closed all year
Speed restriction (8 km/h)
Electric motors only
Closed all year
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited; no powered boats
Electric motors only
Closed all year
No ice fishing
Trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
EXEMPT from Slocan River’s∑ closure and Slocan River’s∑ trout/char release
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
A tributary of Slocan River. See Slocan River∑
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release, June 15-Aug 31
Bait ban
Class II water when open, including tributaries
See Elk River’s tributaries
Yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Electric motors only
Yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Unnamed lake approx. 2 km E/SE of Elkford
Kokanee daily quota = 5; NOTE: The combined daily quota for kokanee from Upper Arrow Lake (including “the drawdown area”;
see Upper Arrow Lake) and Lower Arrow Lake cannot exceed 5
Kootenay
KUSKANAX CREEK
LAKE REVELSTOKE
Closed all year north of a line between signs at Argenta and Mosquito Landing
No fishing north of a line between signs at Lost Ledge Creek & Salisbury Creek, Feb 1-June 10
Conservation Surcharge Stamp required to keep rainbow trout over 50 cm, annual quota = 5
Barbless hook
Rainbow trout release, Jan 1- May 31
Kokanee release all year, EXCEPT Apr 1-Apr 7, May 1-May 7, June 1-June 7, and July 1-July 7 (2011) only, when daily quota = 5;
NOTE: the combined daily quota for kokanee from the Upper West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) and the Lower West Arm
(when open to kokanee harvest) cannot exceed 5; NOTE: Check “In-Season Changes” www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations to
confirm dates open.
Bait ban, June 1-Aug 31
Kokanee daily quota = 5, but only on Saturday of each week. Kokanee release Sunday through Friday of each week. NOTE: the
combined daily quota for kokanee from the Upper West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) and the Lower West Arm (when
open to kokanee harvest) cannot exceed 5
Bull trout release
Does not include the Kootenay River upstream from Kootenay Lake to the U.S. border near Creston
Closed all year from CPR bridge near Creston downstream 2 km to navigation dolphin
Downstream from the Idaho border to CPR bridge near Creston and from Corra Linn Dam to the Columbia River:
EXEMPT from Apr 1-June 14 closure AND from Nov 1-Mar 31 trout/char release
Burbot release from Idaho border near Creston to Kootenay Lake, including tributaries to that part
Upstream of the Montana border to White River: EXEMPT from Apr 1-June 14 closure; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30
cm), Apr 1-Oct 31; bait ban, June 15-Oct 31; trout/char release, Nov 1-Mar 31
No fishing above White River, Apr 1-June 14; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm), June 15-Oct 31;
bait ban, June 15-Oct 31; trout/char release, Nov 1-Mar 31
Upstream of White River, including tributaries: Class II water when open
Walleye daily quota = 8 (from the Brilliant Dam to the confluence with the Columbia River)
Closed all year below falls 1 km above Gardiner Creek
Closed all year from Mica Dam to signs at the narrows immediately downstream of the mouth of Bigmouth Creek
REGION 4
KOOTENAY LAKE - UPPER WEST ARM
(for location see map on page 38)
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
No fishing above Kirkup Creek, Nov 1-June 14
Above Kirkup Creek: both bait ban and trout/char release, June 15-Oct 31
Closed all year from Kirkup Creek downstream, including Kirkup Creek
This tributary of St. Mary River is not a Classified Water
Closed all year from below Keen Creek to boundary signs at river mouth at Kootenay Lake
Above Keen Creek: trout/char release, and bait ban
Closed all year below falls 6 km from Kaslo River
Bass daily quota = 8
No powered boats
Closed all year in Bush Arm within 200 m of bridge (Bush-Sullivan Road)
Bull trout release
Does not include Columbia River upstream of Kinbasket Reservoir
EXEMPT from Apr 1-June 14 closure
A tributary of Slocan River. See Slocan River∑
Burbot release
Trout/char daily quota = 2; bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
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REGION 4 - Kootenay
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
Kootenay
REGION 4
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
LOWER ARROW LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
LOWER ELK LAKE
LOWER HALGRAVE LAKE
LUND LAKE
LUSSIER RIVER
4-14
4-23
4-34
4-3
4-21
MACKENZIE CREEK
MATHER (Cherry) CREEK
“MCCLAIN” LAKE
4-21
4-20
4-34
π
MCNAUGHTON LAKE
MICHEL CREEK∑
∏
(above the easternmost Hwy 3 Bridge)
MICHEL CREEK
∏
(below the easternmost Hwy 3 Bridge)
MIDGE CREEK∑
MOOSE (“Alces”) LAKE
π
MORRISSEY CREEK∑
∏
4-7
4-24
4-2
MOSES CREEK
MOYIE LAKE
MOYIE RIVER∑
4-39
4-5
4-5
MURPHY CREEK
NAGLE CREEK
NANCY GREENE (Sheep) LAKE
NINE BAY LAKE
NORBURY (Little Bull) CREEK
NORBURY (Garbutt) LAKE
NORNS (Pass) CREEK
PALMER BAR CREEK
PECKHAMS LAKE
PEND D’OREILLE RIVER
4-9
4-39
4-9
4-34
4-22
4-22
4-15
4-5
4-22
4-8
PEND D’OREILLE
RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
(Except Salmo River∑)
PERRY CREEK
π
π
π
π
4-36
4-23
4-23
4-8
∏
4-20
PHILLIPPS LAKE
PRATTLE CREEK
PREMIER LAKE
π
4-23
4-36
4-21
PREMIER LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
QUINN CREEK∑
∏
4-21
4-22
REVELSTOKE LAKE
REVELSTOKE LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
ROCK ISLAND LAKE
ROSEBUD LAKE
π
RYKERTS (“Vic Mawson”) LAKE
4-38
4-38
4-25
4-8
4-6
ST. LEON CREEK
ST. MARY LAKE
ST. MARY RIVER
4-31
4-20
4-20
∏
SALMO RIVER
SALMO RIVER’S TRIBUTARIES
SAM’S FOLLY LAKE
4-8
π
4-8
4-34
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Bull trout release
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; no powered boats
Electric motors only
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Trout/char release downstream of Premier Lake bridge crossing, June 15- Oct 31
Trout/char daily quota = 2 (none under 30 cm) between Premier Lake bridge crossing and Mutton Creek, June 15-Oct 31
Bait ban downstream of Mutton Creek, June 15-Oct 31
Closed all year
EXEMPT from the Apr 1-June 14 closure
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Unnamed lake approximately 750 m south of Mitten Lake
See Kinbasket Lake
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Trout/char daily quota =1 (none under 30 cm) and bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
Closed all year
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release and bait ban, June 15-Aug 31
Class II water when open, including all tributaries
Closed all year
Burbot release Feb 7-Mar 31
No powered boats from bridge at south end of Moyie Lake to U.S. border
Bull trout and cutthroat trout release
Closed all year
Closed all year
No powered boats
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
∂ Age restriction (see page 5 in the Provincial Regulations)
No powered boats
Closed all year below falls 2 km from Columbia River
EXEMPT from the Apr 1-June 14 closure
No powered boats
INCLUDES the reservoirs behind Waneta Dam & Seven Mile Dam
EXEMPT from single barbless hooks; bull trout release
EXEMPT from the Apr 1-June 14 closure; bass daily quota = 8
INCLUDES tributaries of the reservoirs behind Waneta Dam & Seven Mile Dam
Bull trout release
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Closed all year below Lisbon Creek
Class II water when/where open, including tributaries
Trout daily quota = 2
Closed all year
No fishing south of signs on lakeshore, May 15-June 20
No towing, speed restriction (15 km/h), south half only
Closed all year
Trout/char release
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including all tributaries
See Lake Revelstoke
See Lake Revelstoke’s tributaries
Closed all year
Trout/char daily quota = 2; no powered boats
Much of this Lake is Private Property, angling access requires permission of the Creston Valley Rod & Gun Club (see signs at Lake)
Bass daily quota = 8
Closed all year below barrier 1 km above Hwy #23 Bridge
Burbot release
Trout/char release
Trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm) on all tributaries, June 15-Oct 31
Bait ban∑
Class II water when open, including tributaries (except Joseph Creek)
From Sheep Creek to South Salmo River: release all trout/char (including bull trout); remainder of mainstem: trout/char daily
quota = 1 (none under 30 cm), June 15-Oct 31, and release all bull trout year round
Bait ban
Regional quotas apply, EXCEPT release all bull trout; bait ban
Electric motors only
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9-11) and the Regional Regulations (page 38) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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MANAGEMENT UNIT
(NOT ALL SHOWN - SEE PAGE 5)
SAND CREEK (Below Hwy 3)
4-22
SANDOWN CREEK
SAUGUM LAKE
SEVEN MILE RESERVOIR’S
TRIBUTARIES
SCHROEDER CREEK
SEVEN MILE RESERVOIR
SILVERTON CREEK
SKOOKUMCHUCK CREEK∑
4-20
4-21
4-8
∏
4-18
4-8
4-17
4-20
SLEWISKIN (Macdonald) CREEK∑
SLOCAN LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
SLOCAN RIVER∑
4-15
4-17
4-17
SNOW CREEK
SNOWSHOE LAKE
SOWERBY (“Grundy”) LAKE
“SPRING” LAKE
4-15
4-32
4-21
4-22
π
π
π
π
π
π
4-34
4-40
4-22
4-7
4-17
4-23
4-25
4-22
4-22
4-32
4-34
4-30
4-30
4-34
4-31
4-32
4-31
4-23
UPPER HALGRAVE LAKE
VALENCIENNES RIVER
4-34
4-36
π
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UPPER ARROW LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
UPPER ELK LAKE
Closed all year
See Pend d’Oreille River
Closed all year
No fishing from a point on the creek closest to km 38 on the Skookumchuck Forest Service Road to Buhl Creek, Sept 1-Oct 31
(mainstem only)
Trout/char release; bait ban
Class II water when/where open, including tributaries
Closed all year
Bull trout release
No fishing July 15-Aug 31 (EXCEPT Koch Creek∑ above falls and Little Slocan Lake’s tributaries; see Lemon Creek)
Bait ban (where open), June 15-Oct 31
Trout/char release (EXCEPT Koch Cr∑ above falls & Little Slocan Lake’s tributaries)
Closed all year below Hail Creek
Electric motors only
Trout daily quota = 2 (none over 40 cm); single hook
Bass daily quota = 8
Unnamed lake approx. 1.5 km W/NW of the west end of Tie Lake
Electric motors only
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No fishing, June 15-July 15; bull trout release
Trout/char daily quota = 2
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
Trout/char daily quota = 2
Bass daily quota = 8
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Closed all year
Electric motors only
No fishing northwest of a line between signs on opposite shores 1.5 km southeast of Trout Lake village, Feb 1-May 31
Bull trout release
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook; electric motors only
“The drawdown area”, that water known as either Upper Arrow Lake or Columbia River (depending on the reservoir’s level), located
between the Hwy #1 bridge in Revelstoke & the power line crossing at Akolkolex Narrows (see map on page 38): trout/char daily quota
= 2; single barbless hook;
EXEMPT from the regional Nov 1-Mar 31 trout/char release from streams; and
EXEMPT from the regional Apr 1-June 14 stream closure
Kokanee daily quota = 5; NOTE: The combined daily quota for kokanee from Upper Arrow Lake (including “the drawdown area”;
see above) and Lower Arrow Lake cannot exceed 5
Bull trout release
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook
No powered boats
Electric motors only
Closed all year
REGION 4
STEAMBOAT LAKE
SULLIVAN RIVER∑
SUMMER LAKE
SUMMIT CREEK∑
SUMMIT LAKE
SUMMIT LAKE
SUNBURST LAKE
SUZANNE LAKE
TIE LAKE
TONKAWATLA (Tum Tum) CREEK
TOPAZ LAKE
TROUT LAKE
TROUT LAKE’S TRIBUTARIES
TWIN LAKES
UPPER ARROW LAKE
π
π
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
Trout/char release
Bait ban, June 15-Oct 31
Closed all year
Bass daily quota = 8
See Pend d’Oreille River’s tributaries
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REGION 4 - Kootenay
WATER-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
MANAGEMENT UNIT
EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGIONAL REGULATIONS
WANETA RESERVOIR
WANETA RESERVOIR’S TRIBUTARIES
WASA LAKE
WHATSHAN RIVER∑
WHITE RIVER∑
∏
4-8
4-8
4-21
4-32
4-24
WHITESWAN LAKE
4-24
WHITESWAN LAKE’S INLET
& OUTLET STREAMS
WHITETAIL LAKE
π
WHITETAIL LAKE’S INLET &
OUTLET STREAMS
WIGWAM RIVER
∏
(downstream of the access road
adjacent to km 42 on the Bighorn
(Ram) Forest Service Rd)
WIGWAM RIVER
∏
(upstream of the access road
adjacent to km 42 on the Bighorn (Ram)
Forest Service Road)∑
WILBUR LAKE
π
WILKIE CREEK
WILLIAMSON LAKE
π
WILSON CREEK
WINDERMERE LAKE
WINLAW CREEK
WOOD RIVER
WOODBURY CREEK
4-24
See Pend d’Oreille River
See Pend d’Oreille River’s tributaries
Bass daily quota = 8; yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Closed all year above Whatshan Lake
Above North White River; trout/char release
Bull trout release on all parts, Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 30 cm) below and including North White River, June 15-Oct 31
Bait ban on all parts, June 15-Oct 31
Class II water when open, including tributaries
No fishing Dec 1- Jan 2
Trout daily quota = 2; single hook; no towing
Closed all year
4-26
4-26
No ice fishing; rainbow trout daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook; no towing
Closed all year
4-2
Trout/char release
Bait ban
Class II water when open, including tributaries
4-2
No fishing Sept 1-Oct 31
Trout/char release
Bait ban
Class II water when open, including tributaries
No ice fishing; trout/char daily quota = 1 (none under 50 cm); bait ban, single barbless hook
Closed all year
Yellow perch daily quota = unlimited
Closed all year below Burkitt Creek
Burbot release; bass daily quota = 8
Closed all year
No fishing within Hamber Provincial Park, Sept 1-Nov 30
Closed all year below falls at small hydro structure 800 m above Hwy #31 bridge
4-34
4-30
4-33
4-17
4-25
4-17
4-40
4-18
NOTE: If a lake or stream is NOT listed here, then only the Provincial Regulations (pages 9-11) and the Regional Regulations (page 38) apply.
New restrictions are highlighted in blue. Check for any in-season changes at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish
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