FN0681-RECREATIONAL – Salmon – North Coast – Areas 3 to 5 – Chinook Salmon Daily Limits – July 15, 2020

Effective July 15, 2020 at 00:01 hours until further notice, the recreational daily limit for Chinook salmon in Areas 3, 4, and 5 will be two (2) Chinook per day.


Variation Order Number: 2020-RFQ-375



Possession limits are two times the daily limits.

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


The term “marked” means a hatchery fish that has a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.

Sport anglers are encouraged to participate in the Salmon Sport Head Recovery program by labelling and submitting heads from adipose fin-clipped Chinook and Coho salmon. Recovery of coded-wire tags provides critical information for coast-wide stock assessment.  Contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program toll free at (866) 483-9994 for further information.

Anglers are advised to check http://bcsportfishguide.ca for fishing closures and other recreational fishing information.

Tidal Water Sport Fishing Licences can be purchased via any computer connected to the internet at https://www-ops2.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/nrls-sndpp/index-eng.cfm or by using Google search key words “Recfish Licence”.