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 May 31 until further notice No fishing for salmon.
FN0433
Clearwater River   All May 31 until further notice No fishing for salmon.
FN0433
Fraser River mainstem waters of the Fraser River All Sept 16 until further notice No fishing for salmon
FN0774
from the confluence of the Fraser/Seton River downstream to WTFB signs located on both sides of the river approximately 4 km downstream of the town of Lillooet. Chinook Sept 16 until further notice No fishing for chinook
FN0774
Sockeye Sept 16 until further notice No fishing for sockeye
FN0774
Pink Apr 01 to Mar 31 Closed. Fishing in odd years only
Kamloops Lake   Chinook Sept 23 to Sept 30 Non-retention
FN1005
Sockeye Sept 23 to Sept 30 2 per day
FN1005
Pink Apr 01 to Mar 31 Closed. Fishing in odd years only
Little Shuswap Lake - see South Thompson River
North Thompson River   All May 31 until further notice No fishing for salmon.
FN0433
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 Sept 23 until further notice No fishing for chinook
FN1005
Sockeye Sept 23 until further notice No fishing for sockeye
FN1005
Pink Apr 01 to Mar 31 Closed. Fishing in odd years only
Thompson River From Kamloops Lake outlet downstream to the fishing boundary signs just down stream of Gold Pan Provincial Park except:
1) Deadman - from the fishing boundary signs approximately 1 km downstream of the Hwy No. 1 Bridge at Savona to the CN rail bridge approximately 500 m downstream of the confluence with Deadman Creek.
2) Juniper - from the fishing boundary signs approximately 1.5 km downstream from Juniper Beach Park downstream approximately 4 km to the fishing boundary signs located at 50°46.893' N and 121°08.110' W.
3) Ashcroft - from the fishing boundary sign at the upstream side of the mouth of the Bonaparte River to Hwy 97C bridge in Ashcroft.
Chinook Sept 23 to Sept 30 Non-retention
FN1005
Sockeye Sept 23 to Sept 30 2 per day
FN1005
Pink Apr 01 to Mar 31 Closed. Fishing in odd years only
From the fishing boundary signs just downstream of Gold Pan Provincial Park to the confluence with the Fraser River Chinook Sept 23 until further notice No fishing for chinook
FN1005