Thompson-Nicola (Region 3)

This table refers to fishing for salmon only. For information on other species please refer to the B.C. Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

There is no fishing for salmon in Region 3 except for the opportunities listed in the table below.

Note:

Salmon Limits, Openings and Closures

Waters Specific Area Species Dates Limits/Gear
Bridge River   All Apr 01 to Mar 31 No fishing for salmon.
Clearwater River   All Apr 01 to Mar 31 No fishing for salmon.
Fraser River mainstem waters of the Fraser River All Apr 01 until further notice No fishing for salmon
from the confluence of the Fraser/Seton River downstream to white triangle fishing boundary signs located on both sides of the river approximately 4 km downstream of the town of Lillooet. All Apr 01 until further notice No fishing for salmon
Kamloops Lake Chinook Aug 28 to Sep 22 4 per day, only 1 over 50cm.
Sockeye April 01 until further notice No fishing for sockeye.
Little Shuswap Lake - see South Thompson River
South Thompson River from the green can buoy near outlet of Little River, including Little Shuswap Lake, to the fishing boundary sign approximately 100 m downstream of Campbell Creek. Chinook Aug 16 to Sep 22 4 per day, only 2 over 50 cm. Monthly limit of 6 over 50 cm from the South Thompson River.
Sockeye Apr 01 until further notice No fishing for sockeye.
Thompson River From Kamloops Lake outlet downstream to the fishing boundary signs just down stream of Gold Pan Provincial Park Chinook Apr 1 until further notice No fishing for chinook.
Sockeye Apr 1 until further notice No fishing for sockeye.
From the white triangle fishing boundary signs just downstream of Gold Pan Provincial Park to the easterly border of the Skihist Ecological reserve along the Thompson River located at 50º15’N , 121º31’W, this is approximately 5 km northeast of Lytton at Skihist Park. Chinook Aug 28 to Sep 22 4 per day, none over 50 cm