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   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.

Finfish (Other than Salmon)

For finfish limits, check the species and limits table

Halibut: 2014 coastwide limits plus closure and opening dates.

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