Fisheries in the Pacific Region

Catch an Atlantic Salmon in BC waters?

Keep it and call 1-800-811-6010.

Continue Reading: Atlantic Salmon Watch Program

Atlantic salmon

Shellfish contamination

Always check for both Biotoxin (PSP, ASP, DSP) and Sanitary Contamination Closures if you plan on harvesting and consuming any shellfish.

Continue Reading: Shellfish contamination


Fisheries Licensing

Looking for licences, quotas and licensing forms?

Go to Pacific Licensing: Fisheries Licensing


Be Whale Wise

Marine Wildlife Guidelines for Boaters, Paddlers and Viewers

See guidelines: Be Whale Wise


Internet Recreational Effort and Catch (iREC) Survey

Survey info: Internet Recreational Effort and Catch (iREC) Survey


Unwanted Invaders

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) can be introduced accidentally, intentionally or illegally (unauthorized), and can threaten the environment, economy, and society, including human health.

Continue Reading: Aquatic invasive Species (AIS)


The Pacific Region is home to diverse commercial, recreational and Aboriginal fisheries and includes salmon, groundfish, pelagic and shellfish species.

News & Updates

Pacific Region Contacts