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. June 1 - December 31  
Pink 30 cm 4 8 N/A April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
Sockeye
30 cm See below for in-season decisions. April 1 - March 31 Barbless Hook & Line
  • Only a single barbless hook may be used in the tidal portions of all streams.

Chinook

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

Coho

  • Hatchery coho (marked): Coho salmon with a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.
  • April 1 to December 31: In subareas 11-3 to 11-10 (inside of the Nakwakto Rapids), the daily limit for coho is two.
  • Unless otherwise specified below, June 1 - Dec. 31, 2015: daily limit of 2 coho, hatchery marked only.
    • Subareas 111, 11-1, 11-2 and 12-14 (Portion of Queen Charlotte Sound):
      • June 1 - July 31, 2015: daily limit of 2 coho, hatchery marked or unmarked.
      • August 1 - December 31, 2015: daily limit of 2 coho, only 1 may be wild (unmarked).  
    • Subareas 11-3 to 11-10 (inside Nakwakto Rapids): June 1 - December 31, 2015: daily limit of 2 coho, hatchery marked or unmarked.
      FN0485 2015-06-01

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.

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