Ministry of Environment

Freshwater Fishing Regulations

FRESHWATER FISHERY NOTICE

In-Season Regulation Changes

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In-season changes current to

NOTE: These changes are IN ADDITION TO the published regulations unless noted otherwise here. Be sure to check the published regulations as found in the online version of the 2010-2011 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

Water In-Season Change Effective Dates
Thompson River
below signs at Kamloops Lake outlet to CNR bridge immediately downstream of Deadman River
CLOSED to Fishing January 1, 2010, through May 31, 2010
Re-opens to Fishing June 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010
Thompson River
from CNR bridge downstream of Deadman River to CNR bridge immediately upstream of Bonaparte River
CLOSED to Fishing January 1, 2010, through April 30, 2010
Re-opens to Fishing May 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010
Thompson River
below CNR bridge upstream of Bonaparte River to confluence with Fraser River
CLOSED to Fishing January 1, 2010, through May 31, 2010
Re-opens to Fishing June 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010
Fraser River
from the Highway 99 bridge at Lillooet downstream approximately 1.2 km to BC Hydro’s tail race outflow channel
Re-opened to Fishing October 23, 2009, through September 30, 2010
Fraser River
from the confluence with Thompson River to the CNR bridge approximately 1km downstream
CLOSED to Fishing January 1, 2010, through May 31, 2010
Re-opens to Fishing June 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010
Nahatlatch River
below Nahatlatch Lake (except that portion from Frances Lake downstream approx. 400 m to the fishing boundary signs at the logging bridge)
Remains Open to Fishing Through December 31, 2010
Nahatlatch River Exempt from Spring Closure January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010
Stein River Remains Open to Fishing Through December 31, 2010
Frances Lake and Hannah Lake Remains Open to Fishing Through December 31, 2010
Seton River Remains Open to Fishing Through March 31, 2011
Fraser River watershed

White Sturgeon Conservation Licence required to fish for white sturgeon

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September 12, 2008
Janice Lake All water-specific restrictions have been cancelled – follow the Regional Regulations May 22, 2009
Forest, Little Skmana, Nellie, and Skmana lakes Open to Fishing June 30, 2009