Area 11 and 111 (Cape Caution/Bramham 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
45 cm 2 4 30 April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Chum 30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Hatchery Coho
(Marked)
30 cm 2 4 N/A June 1 - December 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Wild Coho 30 cm See below for details. To be determined  
Pink 30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Sockeye
30 cm See below for in-season decisions. To be determined Barbless Hook & Line
  • Only a single barbless hook may be used in the tidal portions of all streams.

Chinook

Coho

  • Map: Areas 11/111 and Subarea 12-14 Queen Charlotte Sound 2016 Chinook and Coho Openings and Other Closures
  • Hatchery coho (marked): Coho salmon with a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.
  • Areas 11 to 13 and 111 - Queen Charlotte Strait & Johnstone Strait coho
    • Subareas 111, 11-1, 11-2 and 12-14 (Portion of Queen Charlotte Sound):
      • June 1 - July 31, 2016: daily limit of 2 coho, hatchery marked or unmarked.
      • August 1 - December 31, 2016: daily limit of 2 coho, one of which may be unmarked.
    • Subareas 11-3 to 11-10 (inside Nakwakto Rapids)
      • June 1 - December 31, 2016: daily limit of 2 coho, hatchery marked or unmarked.
    FN0466 2016-06-01

Sockeye

  • In-season sockeye management decisions will be posted here.

Finfish (Other than Salmon)

For finfish limits, check the species and limits table

Halibut: Coastwide limits plus closure and opening dates.

Yelloweye Rockfish

Areas 11, 20-1 to 20-4, 21 to 27, 111, 121 and 123 to 127

  • April 1, 2016 until further notice: Aggregate daily limit for all rockfish is 3, no more than 1 may be yelloweye.

FN0499 2016-06-08

Shellfish

Area 11 and 111 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

Scott Islands
Storm Islands

RCAs are closed to all recreational fishing except:

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