British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 (SOR/96-137)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2010-05-27. Previous Versions

Size Limits

 No person shall catch and retain a salmon of a species set out in column I of Schedule VI, in any Subarea, lake or stream, the overall length of which is less than the minimum overall length set out in column II.

  • SOR/2001-156, s. 11.

Method, Gear and Bait Restrictions

 No person shall fish for salmon by a method or with a type of gear or bait set out in column I of an item of the table to this section in any Subarea, lake or stream during the close time set out in column II of that item.

TABLE

CLOSE TIMES FOR SALMON ANGLING BY METHOD, GEAR AND BAIT

ItemColumn IColumn II
Method, Gear or BaitClose Time
METHOD
1.Fly fishingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
2.Angling other than fly fishingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
GEAR
3.A hook having more than one pointFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
4.Barbed hookFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
5.A hook having a single point greater than 15 mm from point to shankFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
BAIT
6.Natural baitFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
7.Dead fin fish other than roeJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8.Live fin fish other than roeJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9.A hook or an artificial lureFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on Dec. 31
  • SOR/2002-380, s. 8(E).