Rockfish Conservation Areas (RCAs)

Rockfish Conservation Area Overview

Permitted Fishing Within Rockfish Conservation Areas

Fishing activity not listed below is restricted.

Commercial fishing
  • invertebrates by hand picking or dive
  • crab by trap
  • prawn by trap
  • scallops by trawl
  • salmon by seine or gillnet
  • herring by gillnet, seine and spawn-on-kelp
  • sardine by gillnet, seine, and trap
  • smelt by gillnet
  • euphausiid (krill) by mid-water trawl
  • opal squid by seine
  • groundfish by mid-water trawl
Recreational fishing
  • invertebrates by hand picking or dive
  • crab by trap
  • shrimp/prawn by trap
  • smelt by gillnet