Region 3 - Thompson-Nicola

This table refers to fishing for salmon only. For information on other species please refer to the B.C. Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

There is no fishing for salmon in Region 3 except for the opportunities listed in the table below.
Please read these regulations in conjunction with the
B.C. Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

Note:

  • FN0729 - Fishing Closures in Region 3 and Region 8
  • Fishing for salmon in Region 3 is during daylight hours only.
  • All retained chinook and sockeye must measure 30 cm or more from tip of nose to fork in tail.
  • An “adult chinook” in Region 3 is defined as being a chinook over 50 cm in size (fork length).
Salmon Limits, Openings and Closures
Waters Specific Area Species Dates Limits/Gear
Bridge River
All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
Clearwater River from Clearwater Lake downstream to the confluence of the North Thompson River (except CLOSED from Murtle River downstream to 35 km post from Aug 16-31 to protect Mahood R. chinook). Chinook Aug 7 - Aug 21, 2015 1 per day. Monthly limit of 2 chinook salmon on the Clearwater and North Thompson Rivers combined. FN0816
Fraser River   All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
  All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
  All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
Kamloops Lake   All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
Little Shuswap Lake - see South Thompson River
North Thompson River downstream of Station Road Bridge in Clearwater to the Ferry crossing at Little Fort. Chinook Aug 7 - Aug 21, 2015 1 per day. Monthly limit of 2 chinook salmon on the Clearwater and North Thompson Rivers combined. FN0816
South Thompson River from the green can buoy near outlet of Little River, including Little Shuswap Lake, to the fishing boundary sign approximately 100 m downstream of Campbell Creek. Chinook Aug 22-Sep 22, 2015 4 per day, 2 over 50cm. Monthly limit is 6 over 50cm. FN0889
All except chinook Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729
Thompson River   All Until further notice No fishing for salmon. FN0729