Okanagan (Region 8)
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 8 except for the opportunities listed in the table below.
- There is a monthly limit of four chinook in Region 8.
- Fishing for salmon in Region 8 is during daylight hours only.
- All retained chinook must measure 30 cm or more from tip of nose to fork in tail (fork length).
- An “adult chinook” in Region 8 is defined as a chinook being over 50 cm (fork length).
Salmon Limits, Openings and Closures
|Mabel lake||that portion of Mabel Lake that is both: northerly of a line drawn from a white triangular fishing boundary sign situated at the northern edge of Mabel Lake Provincial Park to the prominent point of land on the western shore; and southerly of a line drawn between two white triangular fishing boundary signs located on opposite shores approximately 1 km from Wap Creek.||Chinook||Aug 16-Sep 12, 2016||4 per day, only 2 over 50 cm.|
|Osoyoos Lake||in the waters of the north basin of Osoyoos Lake north of the Hwy #3 Bridge and southerly of a line commencing at the east side of the lake at the mouth of Inkameep Creek at 49°04.218' N, 119°30.317' W to Inkameep Lodge Pier on the west side of the lake at 49°03.823' N, 119°30.407' W.||Sockeye||Sept. 5 until March 31, 2017||No fishing for salmon.
|Shuswap River||(middle) between Shuswap Falls and Mabel Lake.||Chinook||June 28 - Dec. 31 2016||No fishing for salmon.|
|(lower) upstream from white triangular fishing boundary signs above Mara Bridge to Mabel Lake, except no fishing 50 meters upstream and downstream of the Trinity Valley Road Bridge from June 15 to Nov. 15.||Chinook||Aug 16-Sep 12 2016||4 per day, only 2 over 50 cm.|
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