Kootenay Boundary Region Fisheries

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B. C.'s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. As part of this ministry, the Fisheries Program manages fish, fish habitat and sport fishing in the province.



2015 Kootenay Region Angling Management Plan (PDF 0.7 MB)

Classified Waters Relinquishment of Angler Days Form (PDF 0.1 MB)

Kootenay Region Classified Waters Angling Licence Booking System (PDF 0.2 MB)


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Rainbow Trout Spawner Daily Counts at Gerrard - 2020

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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations recognizes the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation and anglers, hunters, trappers and guides who contribute to the Trust, for making a significant financial contribution to support the critical monitoring of Gerrard Rainbow trout, including these daily counts. Without such support, this project would not have been possible.