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 downstream from Road 40 bridge to the confluence of the Fraser River (see also Fraser River opportunity). Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
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 River chinook). Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
Fraser River mainstem of the Fraser River in Region 3 Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
From the confluence with the Bridge River downstream to the BC Railway bridge, 2km north of Lillooet (see also Bridge River opportunity) Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
from the confluence of the Fraser/Seton River downstream to WTFB signs located on both sides of the river approximately 4 km downstream of the town of Lillooet. Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
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 to Sep 15 4 per day, 1 over 50 cm.
Sockeye To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Pink To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
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 To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
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 to Sep 22 4 per day, 2 over 50cm. Monthly limit is 6 over 50cm.
Sockeye To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Pink To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Thompson River From Kamloops Lake outlet downstream to the confluence with the Fraser River. Chinook To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Next update June 19th 2017
From Kamloops Lake outlet downstream to the fishing boundary signs just down stream of Gold Pan Provincial Park Chinook Aug 22 to Sep 22 4 per day, only 1 over 50 cm.
Sockeye To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
Pink To be determined To be determined based on in-season information.
From the fishing boundary signs just down stream of Gold Pan Provincial Park to the confluence with the Fraser River Chinook Aug 22 to Sep 22 4 per day, none over 50 cm.