FN0949-RECREATIONAL – Salmon – Region 5A – Portion of the Quesnel River – Pink Salmon Opportunity – Effective September 17, 2021

Effective from 05:00 hours September 17, 2021 until 20:00 hours September 26, 2021 in the waters described below you may retain two (2) Pink salmon per day.


Quesnel River

The Quesnel River downstream from boundary signs at the mouth of Quesnel Canyon to the Johnston Subdivision bridge near Quesnel, BC.

Fishing is permitted during daylight hours only.


  • No fishing for Chinook, Coho, or Sockeye salmon.
  • You may not use bait when fishing in the Quesnel River.

Variation Order No. 2021-RCT-511; 2021-RFQ-512


The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific salmon from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4). Individual species limits also apply.


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

If you’re going fishing for salmon in non-tidal (fresh) waters, you need a Non-Tidal Angling Licence, issued by the Province of British Columbia. Visit the provincial website to buy your licence. Licences are available to B.C. residents and non-residents. Fees may vary and are listed online. (www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/licences)

For More Information:

Rob Martin