Areas 10 and 110 (Herbert Point)

Salmon Limits, Openings and Closures

  • Combined daily limit for all salmon species from all waters: 4
  • Coastwide daily limit for chinook: 2

Salmon Limits, Openings & Closures
Species Min Size Daily Limit Possession Limit Annual Limit Season Gear
Chinook
Additional info
Smith Inlet Restriction
45 cm 2 4 30 April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Chum
Smith Inlet Restriction
30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Coho
Smith Inlet Restriction
30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Pink
Smith Inlet Restriction
30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Sockeye
Smith Inlet Restriction
30 cm   No retention of sockeye in Areas 10 & 110 (except Smith Inlet opening)   April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
  • Only a single barbless hook may be used in the tidal portions of all streams.

No retention of all salmon June 20 to November 30:

  • Smith Inlet: the waters of Wycless Lagoon south of the boundary sign near the entrance.

Chinook

  • Keeping your chinook salmon? You must record (in ink) all retained catch on your Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence.

Sockeye

  • July 18, 2016 until further notice: Subareas 10-3 to 10-10 and 10-12 (Smith Inlet): daily limit of 4 sockeye. FN0682 2016-07-18

Finfish (Other than Salmon)

For finfish limits, check the species and limits table

Halibut: Coastwide limits plus closure and opening dates.

Yelloweye Rockfish

Areas 1 to 10 and 101 to 110, 130 and 142

  • April 1, 2016 until further notice: Aggregate daily limit for all rockfish is 5, no more than 2 may be yelloweye.

FN0205 2016-03-18

Shellfish

Area 10 and 110 are closed for the harvest of bivalve shellfish due to the high risk of PSP and ASP contamination.

All Species, Closures and Special Measures

Rockfish Conservation Areas

Smith Sound

RCAs are closed to all recreational fishing except:

  • invertebrates by hand picking or dive
  • crab by trap
  • shrimp/prawn by trap
  • smelt by gillnet