Region 5A - Cariboo (Part A, Fraser River Watershed; Management Units 5-1 to 5-5 and 5-12 to 5-16)
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 5A except for the opportunities listed in the table below:
- All retained chinook and sockeye must measure 30 cm or more from tip of nose to fork in tail (fork length).
- An “adult chinook” in the Fraser River watershed of Region 5A is defined as being a chinook over 50 cm in size (fork length).
|Cariboo River||from confluence of the Quesnel River to the confluence of Seller Creek.||Chinook||July 25-Aug 16||1 per day, none over 77 cm.|
|Chilko River||from Chilko Lake downstream to white triangular fishing boundary signs 1.5 km upstream of Siwash bridge (12 km upstream from Chilcotin River junction).||Chinook||July 25-Aug 16||1 per day, none over 77 cm.|
|Fraser River||Chinook||Jul 15-Sep 15||You may fish for chinook salmon, but you may not retain any (Catch and release only).|
|Quesnel Lake||the waters of Horsefly Bay located on Quesnel Lake inside a line connecting white triangular fishing boundary signs located on opposite shorelines at the entrance to the bay.||Sockeye||To be determined|
|Quesnel River||downstream of Poquette Creek.||Chinook||July 15 - Sept 01||1 per day, none over 77 cm.|
|downstream from white triangular fishing boundary signs at the mouth of Quesnel Canyon to the Johnston Subdivision bridge near Quesnel.||Sockeye||To be determined|
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