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

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-03-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VIII(Sections 64 and 65)

Summary of Offences and Fines

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Provision of RegulationsOffenceFine ($)
14Molest fish250
24Injure fish250
35Fish for protected species500
45Catch and retain protected species1,000
56(1)(a)Angle with more than one fishing line150
66(1)(b)Angle for white sturgeon with more than one line150
7[Repealed, SOR/98-545, s. 6]
87Angle with illegal weight attached to fishing line150
98(1)Angle with fishing line to which more than one hook, artificial lure or artificial fly is attached150
109Fish with illegal dip net150
1110(1)(a)Use light to attract fish in an illegal manner150
1210(1)(b)Catch fish with snares150
1310(1)(b)Attempt to catch fish with snares150
1410(1)(c)Wilfully foul hook fish150
1510(1)(c)Attempt to foul hook fish150
1610(2)Retain foul-hooked fish150
1711Angle from a vessel equipped with a motor in prohibited waters150
1812Angle from a vessel in prohibited waters150
1913(1)Possess more than twice the daily quota of fish, other than halibut100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
2013(2)Possess more than 3 halibut100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of 3 up to a maximum of 1,000
2114Possess sport-caught halibut on board vessel together with other fish destined for sale, trade or barter250
2218(1)(a)Fish without a licence100
2318(1)(b)Catch and retain salmon without valid conservation stamp100
24[Repealed, SOR/2002-380, s. 12]
2520Harvest herring spawn on kelp without applicable licence500
2621Hold more than one licence100
2722Failure to maintain catch records100
2824(1)Fish for fin fish during a close time250
2925(1)Catch and retain fin fish of a species other than salmon in excess of the daily quota100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3026(a)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery trout in any Subarea100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3126(b)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3226(c)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for rockfish100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3327Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for lingcod100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3428Catch and retain more than the annual quota of white sturgeon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
3529(1)(a)Catch and retain undersized white sturgeon100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
3629(1)(a)Catch and retain oversized white sturgeon100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
3729(1)(b)Catch and retain undersized wild trout100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
3829(1)(c)Catch and retain undersized hatchery trout100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
3929(1)(d)Catch and retain undersized lingcod100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
4030Fish with prohibited gear150
4130Fish by prohibited method150
4231Fish for eulachon with prohibited gear150
4331Fish for smelt with prohibited gear150
4432Fish for eulachon with more than one net at a time150
4532Fish for smelt with more than one net at a time150
4634Fish for certain fish during close time250
4735Catch and retain certain fish in excess of the daily quota100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
4836(a)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for clams100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
4936(b)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of Dungeness crab and red rock crab100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
5036(c)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of Dungeness crab, red rock crab and king crab100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
5136(d)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for mussels100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
5236(e)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of purple-hinged rock and weather-vane scallops100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
5337(1)(a)Catch and retain undersized abalone100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
5437(1)(b)Catch and retain undersized Dungeness crab100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
5537(1)(c)Catch and retain undersized red rock crab100 plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
5637(2)Fail to ensure abalone is of a size that is not prohibited before removing from resting place150
5738Fish with prohibited gear150
5838Fish by prohibited method150
5939(1)Fish for crab with more than two ring nets, dip nets and crab traps in the aggregate150
59.139(2)Fish for crab with ring net without an attached tag, float or buoy that bears operator’s name150
59.239(2)Fish for crab with crab trap without an attached tag, float or buoy that bears operator’s name150
6040(1)Fish for shrimp with more than four shrimp traps150
60.140(2)Fish for shrimp with shrimp trap without an attached tag, float or buoy that bears operator’s name150
60.240.1(1)Fish for octopus with octopus trap without an attached tag, float or buoy that bears operator’s name150
6141Fish with illegal crab trap150
61.141.1Set ring net with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.241.1Set crab trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.341.1Set shrimp trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.441.1Set octopus trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.541.1Operate ring net with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.641.1Operate crab trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.741.1Operate shrimp trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.841.1Operate octopus trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.941.1Leave unattended ring net with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.1041.1Leave unattended crab trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.1141.1Leave unattended shrimp trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
61.1241.1Leave unattended octopus trap with tag, float or buoy that does not bear operator’s name150
6243Fish for salmon during close time250
6344Catch and retain salmon in excess of the daily quota100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6445(1)(a)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery chinook and wild chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6545(1)(b)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery chinook and wild chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6645(1)(c)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery chinook and wild chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6745(1)(d)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery coho and wild coho salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6845(1)(e)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery coho and wild coho salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
6945(1)(f)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of hatchery coho and wild coho salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7045(2)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7146Catch and retain more than the monthly quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7247(a)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7347(b)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7447(c)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7547(d)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7647(e)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for chinook salmon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
7748Catch and retain undersized salmon100, plus 50 per fish up to a maximum of 1,000
7849Fish for salmon by prohibited method150
7949Fish for salmon with prohibited gear150
8049Fish for salmon with prohibited bait150
8150Fish for salmon other than by angling150
8252Fish for fin fish other than salmon, other than by angling, by spear fishing or with a set line150
8353Fish with a spear for prohibited species in specified Regions150
8454(a)Use more than one set line150
8554(b)Use illegal hook on set line150
8654(c)Retain fish of a prohibited species with a set line150
8755(1)Fish during close time250
8855(1)Catch and retain fish during close time250
8956(1)Catch and retain more than the daily quota100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9056(2)Fishing after catching and retaining daily quota of steelhead250
9157(a)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery rainbow trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9257(b)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery steelhead100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9357(c)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery cutthroat trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9457(d)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery brown trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9557(e)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery brook trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9657(f)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery Dolly Varden100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9757(g)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery lake trout100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9857(h)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for smallmouth and largemouth bass100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
9957(i)Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota for wild and hatchery kokanee100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10058Catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10159Catch and retain more than the monthly quota for steelhead100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10260(a)Catch and retain more than annual quota for steelhead100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10360(b)Catch and retain more than the annual quota for white sturgeon100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10460(c)Catch and retain more than the annual quota for rainbow trout over 50 cm in specified area100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10560(d)Catch and retain more than the annual quota for rainbow trout over 50 cm in specified area100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10660(e)Catch and retain more than the aggregate annual quota for Dolly Varden and lake trout over 60 cm in specified area100, plus 50 for each fish in excess of the quota up to a maximum of 1,000
10761Use freshwater invertebrate as bait150
10861Possess freshwater invertebrate for use as bait150
10962Deposit fish-attracting substance in water150
11063Fish by prohibited method150
11163Fish with prohibited gear150
11263Fish with prohibited bait150
  • SOR/98-545, ss. 6, 7
  • SOR/2001-156, ss. 18(E), 19, 20, 21(E), 22(F)
  • SOR/2002-380, ss. 12 to 14
  • SOR/2010-113, s. 2
 
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