2017 Open Times for the Mid & Upper Fraser River First Nations Fisheries  - Week 41
Updated:   Oct 04, 2017
Wk Ending Species First Nations Groups Area Length (days) Open Time/Date Closed Time/Date* Gear Licence Number
October 8
week 41
- NNTC/ NTA/ LNIB/ Nicomen Fraser R - Sawmill Creek. to Williams Creek,  Petch Creek to Texas Creek  / Thompson R - Fraser confluence to the Bonaparte confluence  0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- St'at'imc/ Xaxli'p Fraser R - Texas Creek to Kelly Creek / East side of Fraser R - Lillooet between 3 mile & 14 mile 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Whispering Pines  Fraser R - Kelly Creek to Barney Creek 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Highbar Band Fraser R - Barney Creek to French Bar Creek 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- NSTC/ TNG/ Esk'etemc Fraser R - Confluence with Deadman Creek upstream to Alexandria Indian Reserve 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Toosey West side of Fraser R - confluence with Chilcotin River upstream to Alexandria                                 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- NSTC/ TNG/ Esk'etemc/ Toosey Chilko and Chilcotin Rivers 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Lhtako Dene / Lhoosk'uz Dené / Nazko Fraser R - Alexandria upstream to confluence with Blackwater River 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Lhtako Dene / Lhoosk'uz Dené / Nazko Quesnel River from Fraser confluence to BC Rail Bridge (crossing Quesnel River in Quesnel) 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Nazko Westroad (Blackwater) River down stream of the confluence with the Bazeko River; Bazeko River down stream of the Coglistiko FSR crossing; and Nazko River downstream of the Coglistiko FSR crossing near Marmot Lake 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- LTN Fraser R - Naver Cr to Salmon River / Nechako River upstream to Isle Pierre 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- LTN Bowron R.- from the confluence of the Fraser upstream to FSR Bridge 0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
Chinook /
Sockeye (limited)
CSTC Nechako River - upstream of Stuart confluence to Finmore (Saik'uz), West end of Fraser Lake & Stellako River (Stellat'en) 7 Monday October 2 00:00 Sunday October 8 23:59*
extends into next week
Gill net, Dip net (Saik'uz - fish trap / Stellat'en - fence)  XFSC 158 2017 /
 XFSC 158 2017 Amendment 1
October 8
week 41
Sockeye and Chinook Nadleh Whuten East end Fraser Lake & Nautley River 7 Monday October 2 00:00 Sunday October 8 23:59*
extends into next week
Gill net (East end Fraser Lake), Dip net, Angling with hook and line, Beach Seine on the Nautley River XFSC 157 2017 
October 8
week 41
- TLA  Stuart Lake,  Tachie River & Trembleur Lake  0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
- Shuswap FN Bands  Thompson R. watershed upstream of Bonaparte (specific locations)  0 Closed Closed Closed No licence issued 
October 8
week 41
Chinook  Okanagan First Nation Bands  Mid Shuswap R. between Mabel Lake and Shuswap Falls. 7 Monday October 2 00:00 Sunday October 8 23:59*
extends into next week
Angling with hook and line, Dip net, Gaff, Gill net, Harpoon, Seine net, Spear, or Tangle net.  XFSC 235 2017
TBA =  To Be Announced Red & italicized  = Amended section *table shows only a one week period. Fisheries may extend into following weeks
NNTC = Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council TNG = Tsilhqot'in  Nation Government
NTA = Nicola Tribal Association CSTC = Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council
LNIB = Lower Nicola Indian Band LTN = Lheidli T'enneh Indian Band
NSTC = Northern Shuswap Tribal Council TLA = Tl'azt'en Nation