Notice to all recreational fishers

We are currently updating our online data for the 2017-2018 fishing season. While this work is underway, regulations on the BC Sport Fishing Guide website are frozen and may not apply beyond March 31, 2017. Bivalve contamination information is not included in this freeze and will continue to update.

If you are fishing after March 31, 2017 it is important that you check our Fishery Notice System for up to date information about fishing limits and management measures as decisions are made.

We appreciate your patience as we carry out these seasonal updates.

Sport fishing guide - British Columbia

Learn about fishing regulations and licence info, species identification, responsible fishing practices and more.

Where are you fishing?

Click on the link for the area you are planning to fish to get current regulations and limits.

City, Town or Landmark Tidal Area Freshwater Region
Portland Inlet, Alaska border Area 003, 103 Region 6
Banks Island Area 005, 105 Region 6
Omineca-Peace N/A Region 7
Bella Bella, Denny Island Area 007, 107 Region 5
Bella Coola, Fitz Hugh Sound Area 008, 108 Region 5
Bramham Point, Cape Caution Area 011, 111 Region 1
Campbell River, Cortes Island, Quadra Island, Sonora Island Area 013 Region 1
Cape Scott, Quatsino Area 027, 127 Region 1
Comox, Denman Island, Hornby Island, Parksville Area 014 Region 1
Delta, Ladner, Richmond, Tsawassen Area 029 Region 2
Fraser River Area 029 Region 2
Graham Island Area 001, 101 Region 6
Haida Gwaii Area 002, 102, 130, 142 Region 6
Herbert Point Area 010, 110 Region 5
Jervis Inlet, Sechelt Inlet, Texada Island Area 016 Region 1
Kitimat, Kemano Bay Area 006, 106 Region 6
Kyuquot Sound Area 026, 126 Region 1
Nanaimo Area 017 Region 1
Nitinat Lake,Tzuquanah Point Area 021, 22 Region 1
Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet Area 025, 125 Region 1
Okanagan (BC Interior) N/A Region 8
Port Alberni, Bamfield Area 023, 123 Region 1
Port Hardy, Robson Bight Area 012 Region 1
Port Renfrew, Sooke Area 020 Region 1
Powell River,Texada Island Area 015 Region 2
Prince Rupert, Porcher Island Area 004, 104 Region 6
Rivers Inlet Area 009, 109 Region 5
Saanich, Saltspring Island, Mayne Island, Pender Island, Saturna Island Area 018 Region 1
Thompson-Nicola (BC Interior) N/A Region 3
Tofino, Flores Island, Meares Island, Vargas Island Area 024, 124 Region 1
Vancouver, Bowen Island, Indian Arm, Squamish Area 028 Region 2
Victoria, Sidney Area 019 Region 1
West Coast Vancouver Island offshore including Switftsure Bank Area 121 N/A

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