Areas 3 and 103 (Portland Inlet, Alaska Border)

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Salmon

Learn about when and where you can fish. You’re responsible for understanding the restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area, such as a:

  • sponge reef closure
  • marine protected area
  • rockfish conservation area

The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min Size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Chinook Salmon 3,103 45cm Barbless Hook & Line 2/4/30 Open
Chum Salmon 3,103 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open
Coho Salmon (Hatchery & Wild Combined) 3,103 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open
Pink Salmon 3,103 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open
Sockeye Salmon 3 Barbless Hook & Line 0/0/- Non Retention
103 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open


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Restrictions

Species Areas Measure Type Measure Value
Salmon Coastwide Daily Limit Pieces 4
Chinook Salmon Coastwide Reminder Keeping your chinook salmon? You must record (in ink) all retained catch on your Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence.
Coastwide Daily Limit Pieces 2
Tidal waters of the Gingolx (Kincolith) River Daily Limit Pieces 1
Tidal waters of the Gingolx (Kincolith) River Closed
Coho Salmon (Hatchery) Coastwide Reminder Hatchery coho (marked): Coho salmon with a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.

Area Descriptions

Area Map Area Description
Tidal waters of the Gingolx (Kincolith) River The tidal waters of Gingolx (Kincolith) River from the Gingolx Highway Bridge downstream to the white triangle boundary signs at the mouth (in Subarea 3-12).


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Other finfish

Learn about when and where you can fish. You’re responsible for understanding the restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area, such as a:

  • sponge reef closure
  • marine protected area
  • rockfish conservation area

The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min Size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Herring 3,103 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 20kg/40kg/- Open
Eulachon 3,103 0/0/0 Closed
Mackerel 3,103 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Hook and Line 100/200/- Open
Northern Anchovy 3,103 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 20kg/40kg/- Open
Other Finfish species 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 20/40/- Open
Pacific Sand Lance 3,103 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 5kg/10kg/- Open
Pacific Sardine 3,103 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 100/200/- Open
Smelt 3,103 Dip Net, Gill Net 20kg/40kg/- Open
Tuna, Albacore 3,103 Hook and Line 20/40/- Open
Tuna, All other species 3,103 Hook and Line 20/40/- Open
All other shark species 3,103 0/0/0 Non Retention
Codfish 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 8/16/- Open
Greenling 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 3/6/- Open
Halibut 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 1/2/6 Open until Dec 31
Lingcod 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 2/4/- Open until Nov 15
Perch 3,103 Hook and Line 8/16/- Open
Rockfish, All Species Combined 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 3/6/- Open until Nov 15
Rockfish, Yelloweye 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear 1/2/- Open until Nov 15
Sablefish 3,103 Hook and Line 4/8/- Open
Salmon Shark 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 1/2/- Open
Sculpin 3,103 Hook and Line 8/16/- Open
Shark including Basking, Tope, Bluntnose, Sixgill, Blue, Brown Cat and Great White 3,103 0/0/0 Closed
Skate 3,103 Hook and Line 1/2/- Open
Sole/Flounder 3,103 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 8/16/- Open
Spiny Dogfish 3,103 Hook and Line 4/8/- Open
Sturgeon 3,103 Hook and Line 0/0/0 Non Retention
Trout (Hatchery & Wild Combined) 3,103 30cm Hook and Line 2/4/- Open
Wolf Eel 3,103 Catch and Release only 0/0/0 Non Retention


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Restrictions

Species Areas Measure Type Measure Value
Herring 3,103 Reminder Harvesting of herring roe from marine plants or plants placed in the water for the purpose of harvesting herring roe is prohibited.
Codfish 3,103 Reminder Species includes: Pacific cod, Pacific tomcod, pollock and hake but does not include lingcod.
Halibut 3,103 Maximum Length Head On (cm) 133 cm
Reminder Only one (1) of the two (2) halibut in your possession may be greater than 83 cm in overall length. The licence holder shall record immediately in ink on their licence all retained halibut caught in any Management Area.
Perch 3,103 Reminder Includes kelp, shiner and pile perch, and all species of surf and sea perch
Rockfish, Bocaccio Coastwide Reminder Management measures to rebuild bocaccio rockfish are being considered. Notice of future measures to rebuild bocaccio will be posted here. Details
Trout (Hatchery & Wild Combined) Coastwide Reminder trout means brook trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden, lake trout, rainbow trout or steelhead.
3,103 Oversize Daily Limit Pieces - Included in Daily Limit 1
Oversize Length 50 cm


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Bivalve shellfish

Bivalve shellfish (and snails)

Before harvesting bivalve shellfish from this area learn about when and where you can harvest. You’re responsible for understanding the restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

Step 1: marine biotoxin and sanitary contamination closures

  • Check for contamination in the subarea where you plan to harvest.

Bivalve shellfish have two hinged shells. Because they feed by filtering microscopic plankton from the water, changes in water quality can cause unsafe marine biotoxins, bacteria, or viruses to build up in their tissue. Snails can also accumulate toxins and pollutants.

Step 2: species regulations and restrictions

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area (sponge reef closure, MPA, RCA). The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

Bivalve shellfish contamination

The contamination table displays current closures only. A full list of seasonal sanitary closures for this area is available.

Subarea Marine biotoxin update (open bivalve species) Sanitary contamination closures (closed to shellfish harvesting)
3-1 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-2 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-3 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-4 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-5 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-6 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-7 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-8 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-9 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-10 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-11 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-12 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-13 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-14 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-15 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-16 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-17 Closed to All Bivalve Species
3-18 Closed to All Bivalve Species


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Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Clams, All 3,103 0/0/0
Cockles 3,103 0/0/0
Geoduck 3,103 0/0/0
Mussel, Blue 3,103 0/0/0
Mussel, California 3 0/0/0
Oyster, Olympia 3,103 0/0/0
Oyster, Pacific 3,103 0/0/0
Scallop, Weathervane 3,103 0/0/0
Scallop, all species 3,103 0/0/0
Snail, Moon 3,103 Hand Picking 2/4/-
Snail, Other 3,103 Hand Picking 75/150/-


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Restrictions

Species Areas Measure Type Measure Value
Bivalve Species Coastwide Reminder Because of the risk of contamination, you are not allowed to harvest bivalve shellfish (for any purpose) within: (1) 300 metres around industrial, municipal and sewage treatment plant outfall discharges (2) 125 metres around a marina, ferry wharf, floating living accommodation, or any finfish net pen (exceptions described as follows) (3) 25 meters around any floating living accommodation facility located within a shellfish aquaculture tenure where a zero-discharge and appropriate waste management plan is a condition of the Aquaculture Licence and is approved by the Regional Interdepartmental Committee (4) 0 meters of any finfish net pen within an aquaculture tenure where an Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Management Plan approved by the Regional Interdepartmental Committee is in operation.
Oyster, Pacific Coastwide Reminder To avoid inadvertently harvesting Olympia oysters while you are harvesting Pacific oysters, do not harvest any oyster less than 5 cm in diameter.


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Crab

Learn about when and where you can fish. You’re responsible for understanding the restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area, such as a:

  • sponge reef closure
  • marine protected area
  • rockfish conservation area

The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min Size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Crab, Alaska King 3,103 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 2/4/- Open
Crab, Box and Puget Sound King 3,103 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 1/2/- Open
Crab, Dungeness 3,103 165mm Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 6/12/- Open
Crab, Other 3,103 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 4/8/- Open
Crab, Red Rock 3,103 115mm Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 6/12/- Open
Crab, Shore 3,103 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 75/150/- Open


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Restrictions

Species Areas Measure Type Measure Value
Crab Coastwide Gear Restriction
Coastwide Gear Restriction
Reminder Keep navigation channels clear of buoys and lines. Any fishing gear that interferes with safe navigation can be removed under the Navigation Protection Act.
Crab 3,103 Reminder Combined daily limit for Dungeness crab, red rock crab, box crab, Puget Sound king crab and all other king crab is 6.
Crab, Dungeness Coastwide Packaging and Transporting In order to be accurately measured, the carapace of Dungeness crab that you catch must remain attached until the crab arrives at your residence or it is consumed.
Sex Restriction It is prohibited to possess female Dungeness crabs
Crab, Red Rock Coastwide Packaging and Transporting In order to be accurately measured, the carapace of Red Rock crab that you catch must remain attached until the crab arrives at your residence or it is consumed.
Sex Restriction It is prohibited to possess female Red Rock crabs.


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Other invertebrates

Learn about when and where you can fish. You’re responsible for understanding the restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area, such as a:

  • sponge reef closure
  • marine protected area
  • rockfish conservation area

The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Abalone 3,103 0/0/0 Closed
Barnacles, Giant 3,103 Hand Picking 6/12/- Open
Barnacles, Goose 3,103 Hand Picking 2kg/4kg/- Open
Limpet 3,103 Hand Picking 75/150/- Open
Octopus 3,103 Diving, Hand Picking, Hook and Line, Traps (Crab) 1/2/- Open
Other Shellfish species 3,103 20/40/- Open
Sand Dollar 3,103 Hand Picking 6/12/- Open
Sea Cucumber 3,103 Diving, Hand Picking 12/24/- Open
Sea Star, Starfish 3,103 Hand Picking 6/12/- Open
Sea Urchin 3,103 Diving, Hand Picking 12/24/- Open
Shrimp, Ghost 3,103 Hand Digging, Hand Pump 50/100/- Open
Shrimp/Prawn 3,103 Ring Net, Spear, Trap (Other species of Shellfish) 200/400/- Open
Squid, All other species 3,103 Cast Net, Jigging 20/40/- Open
Squid, Opal 3,103 Cast Net, Jigging 200/400/- Open


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Restrictions

Species Areas Measure Type Measure Value
Shrimp/Prawn Coastwide Gear Restriction Traps must be marked with floating tag or buoy that has your name on it. This includes traps tied to a boat or dock or fished from shore.
Reminder Combined daily limit for all shrimp species, including prawn, is 200.


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Area closures

Area closures indicate regular restrictions or closures related to a protected area. The glossary explains all terms used to describe restrictions.

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