FN0954-RECREATIONAL – SALMON: Sockeye – Region 5A – Horsefly Bay on Quesnel Lake – Opening – August 29, 2022 to September 15, 2022

Effective one hour before sunrise on August 29, 2022 until one hour after sunset on September 15, 2022, you may retain two (2) Sockeye salmon per day in that the portion of Quesnel Lake known as Horsefly Bay, inside a line connecting white triangular fishing boundary signs located on opposite shorelines at the entrance to the bay.


Fishing is permitted during daylight hours only. Day light hours only refers to one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset. Reference to sunrise and sunset means the times for those events as calculated by the National Research Council of Canada and published daily at https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-76_metric_e.html.

You may not fish for or retain Chinook or Coho salmon.


This reflects a change to the BC Freshwater Salmon Supplement. The on-line version of this guide will be updated within 24 hours of this notice, please browse:



Variation Order(s): 2022-RCT-355, 2022-RFQ-356


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.

Single barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in non-tidal waters of 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 (https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/recreation/fishing-hunting/fishing/recreational-freshwater-fishing-licence).