Region 5A - Cariboo Part A, Fraser River Watershed: Recreational salmon fishing limits, openings and closures
Cariboo Part A - Fraser River Watershed: Management Units 5-1 to 5-5 and 5-12 to 5-16
- Fishing for salmon in all waters of Region 5A is permitted during daylight hours only.
- An adult chinook salmon in Region 5A is defined as being greater than 50 cm measured from the tip of the nose to the fork in the tail (fork length).
- All retained chinook, sockeye or pink must measure 30 cm or more from tip of nose to tail fork.
- No fishing is allowed within 100 meters of any government facility operated for counting, passing or rearing fish.
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Salmon limits, openings and closures
There is no fishing for salmon in Region 5A except for the opportunities listed in the table below.
This table refers to fishing for salmon only. For information on other species please refer to the B.C. Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.
|Quesnel River||downstream from boundary signs at the mouth of Quesnel Canyon to the Johnston Subdivision bridge near Quesnel, BC||Pink||Sep 17 to Sep 26||2 per day, bait ban
|Chinook||Sep 17 to Sep 26||No fishing for chinook
|Coho||Sep 17 to Sep 26||No fishing for coho
|Sockeye||Sep 17 to Sep 26||No fishing for sockeye
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