RECREATIONAL – Salmon; Region 1 – San Juan River – Coho Opportunity

Category(s):

      RECREATIONAL - Salmon
 
      Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
 
Subject: FN1062-Region 1 - San Juan River - Coho Opportunity
 
Effective 00:01 October 26, 2013 to 23:59 December 31, 2013 you may retain one
(1) coho salmon per day greater than 25 cm (hatchery marked or wild) in the
open portions of the San Juan River and tributaries .  Anglers are reminded
that this limit applies only in those waters of the San Juan River and its
tributaries downstream of the Fleet River that are open to fishing for salmon.
Harris Creek, Hemmingsten Creek and the waters upstream of Hemmingsten Creek
remain closed.
 
Variation Order Number: 2013-493
 
Notes:
 
Anglers are further reminded of the following:
 
The use of single barbless hooks is mandatory in all streams in Region 1;
All foul hooked (ie: hooked other than in the mouth) must be returned to the
river immediately;
 
Please refer to the 2013-2015 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis for
further restrictions and information when fishing in the non-tidal waters of
British Columbia, or contact your nearest Fish and Wildlife Office (Nanaimo 751-
3100), or Department of Fisheries and Oceans Office (Duncan 746-6221).
 
Did you witness suspicious fishing activity or a violation?  If so, please call
the Fisheries and Ocean Canada 24-hour toll free Observe, Record, Report line
at (800) 465-4336.
 
For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at (866) 431-
FISH.
 
Recovery of coded-wire tags from recreational fishers provides critical
information for coast-wide stock assessment.  Sport anglers are reminded to
label and submit heads from adipose fin-clipped chinook and coho salmon to
Salmon Head Recovery Depots. Contact the Salmon Sport Head Recovery Program at
(866) 483-9994 for further information.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office
Duncan (250) 746-6221.
 
 
 
Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN1062
Sent October 25, 2013 at 15:26
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