Thompson-Nicola (Region 3)

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.

Note:

Salmon Limits, Openings and Closures

Waters Specific Area Species Dates Limits/Gear
Bridge River   All June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
downstream from Road 40 bridge to the confluence of the Fraser R. (see also Fraser R. opportunity). Chinook June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
Clearwater River   All June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
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 June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
Fraser River mainstem of the Fraser R. in Region 3 All Aug 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon
 FN0866
from the confluence of the Fraser with the Seton River downstream to fishing boundary signs located on both sides of the river approximately 4 km downstream of the town of Lillooet. Sockeye To be determined Details to be determined in-season.
  Pink To be determined Pink fisheries occur in the Fraser River in odd numbered years only.
Kamloops Lake   Chinook Aug 22-Sep 15 4 per day, 1 over 50 cm.
Sockeye To be determined  
Little Shuswap Lake - see South Thompson River
North Thompson River   All June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
downstream of Station Road Bridge in Clearwater to the Ferry crossing at Little Fort. Chinook June 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon.
 FN0538
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 16-Sep 22 4 per day, 2 over 50cm. Monthly limit is 6 over 50cm.
Thompson River from the Kamloops lake outlet downstream to the confluence with Fraser River All Aug 17, 2016 until further notice No fishing for Salmon
 FN0866