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BC tidal area 28 - Vancouver, Bowen Island, Indian Arm, Squamish: Recreational fishing limits, openings and closures

You’re responsible for understanding the regulations and restrictions that may affect an open fishery.

How to follow the rules:

  1. Check the Area map. You need to know the location (subarea) where you plan to fish.
  2. Check the species regulations tables for fishing opportunities and basic regulations.
  3. Check the restrictions tables for special exceptions and more detailed regulations. Make sure you know the:
    • (d) Daily limit: The maximum number of a given fish species that a person is allowed to keep in one day.
    • (p) Possession limit: The maximum number of fish you can have in your possession at any given time, except for what is at your ordinary residence.
    • (a) Annual limit: The total amount of fish of a certain species that may be caught and retained during the course of a fishing year which commences on April 1 and ends the following March 31.
  4. Get to know the locations of protected areas. Permanent fishing restrictions are in effect in these areas to protect fish and fish habitat.
  5. Unless otherwise specified, fishing opportunities and closures end at 23:59 hrs on the close-date shown.

Helpful resources:

Area Map

Area maps

For a written description of Areas please see the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations 2007.

Area 28: Download a printable PDF version of this map.

Management Area 28
Salmon

Salmon

Learn more about fishing for salmon

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Chinook salmon 28 62cm Barbless Hook & Line 2/4/10 Open until Dec 31 (See Restrictions)
Chum salmon 28 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Coho salmon (hatchery) 28-1 to 28-7,28-9 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 2/4/- Open (See Restrictions)
28-8,28-10 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 2/4/- Open until Dec 31 (See Restrictions)
Coho salmon (wild) 28 Barbless Hook & Line 0/0/0 Non-retention (See Restrictions)
Pink salmon 28 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sockeye salmon 28-1,28-2,28-7 30cm Barbless Hook & Line 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
28-3 to 28-6,28-8 to 28-14 Barbless Hook & Line -/-/- Non-retention (See Restrictions)

Last updated: 2022-10-01 00:07:01

Restrictions

Always check for protected areas.

Species Areas Measure type Measure value
Finfish 28-8,28-10 Closed Closed to harvesting per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial).
Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) Closed
Point Atkinson Closed
Porteau Cove Closed
Whytecliff Park Closed
Salmon Coastwide Possession Limit Pieces 8 - The possession limit for all salmon from all waters is twice the daily limit. You cannot possess more than eight salmon in total, except for salmon that are at your ordinary residence.
Coastwide Combined Daily Limit Pieces 4 - The daily limit for all species of Pacific salmon from tidal and fresh waters combined is 4. Individual species limits also apply.
28-1 to 28-4 Reminder As a conditions of licence, the use of downriggers is prohibited in portions of Subareas 28-1, 28-2, 28-3, 28-4, and 29-3 in the Howe Sound glass sponge reef marine refuges and fishery closure areas, as described at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/oceans/ceccsr-cerceef/closures-fermetures-eng.html.
Chinook salmon Coastwide Reminder Keeping your chinook salmon? You must permanently record all retained catch on your Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence. If mobile internet access is immediately available, the licence holder may alternatively record catch immediately in their National Recreational Licensing System (NRLS) account.
Coastwide Annual Limit Pieces 10 - The coastwide total annual limit for chinook salmon is 10 from all tidal waters that are open to chinook retention.
Coho salmon (hatchery) Coastwide Reminder Hatchery coho (marked): Coho salmon with a healed scar in place of the adipose fin.
Sockeye salmon 28 Non Retention

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:35:42

Area descriptions

Area Map Area description
Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) In Area 28, the waters of Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) on Bowen Island, lying westerly of a line between two fishing boundary signs near the entrance to Mannion Bay.
Point Atkinson That portion of Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to Starboat Cove, thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly following the shoreline for 100 m, thence to the southernmost tip of Point Atkinson (125 m east of the lighthouse) [Point Atkinson].
Porteau Cove That portion of Subarea 28-4 east of a line drawn from the white fishing boundary sign located at the south shore of Porteau Cove, northerly in a straight line to the white fishing boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove [Porteau Cove].
Whytecliff Park That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the southernmost point of Whytecliff Park, thence in a straight line to a point located 100 m east of the most south easterly point of Whyte Islet, thence following the southern shoreline of Whyte Islet at a distance of 100 m to a point lying 100 m from the most south westerly point of Whyte Islet, thence in a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a point 100 m north of Lookout Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park, thence to the northernmost point of Whytecliff Park on the mainland [Whytecliff Park].

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:35:42

Other finfish

Finfish other than salmon

Learn more about fishing for finfish

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Herring 28 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 20kg/40kg/- Open (See Restrictions)
Eulachon 28 0/0/0 Closed
Mackerel 28 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Hook and Line 100/200/- Open (See Restrictions)
Northern anchovy 28 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 20kg/40kg/- Open (See Restrictions)
Other finfish species 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 20/40/- Open (See Restrictions)
Pacific sand lance 28 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 5kg/10kg/- Open (See Restrictions)
Pacific sardine 28 Cast Net, Dip Net, Herring Jig, Herring Rake 100/200/- Open (See Restrictions)
Surf smelt 28 Dip Net, Gill Net 20kg/40kg/- Open (See Restrictions)
Tuna, Albacore 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 20/40/- Open (See Restrictions)
Tuna, All other species 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 20/40/- Open (See Restrictions)
Codfish 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 8/16/- Open (See Restrictions)
Greenling 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 3/6/- Open (See Restrictions)
Halibut 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving -/-/10 Open until Dec 31 (See Restrictions)
Lingcod 28 0/0/0 Closed
Perch 28 Hook and Line 8/16/- Open (See Restrictions)
Rockfish, All species combined 28 0/0/0 Closed
Rockfish, Bocaccio 28 0/0/0 Closed
Rockfish, Yelloweye 28 0/0/0 Closed
Sablefish 28 Hook and Line 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sculpin 28 Hook and Line 8/16/- Open (See Restrictions)
Shark, All other species 28 Hook and Line 0/0/0 Non-retention (See Restrictions)
Shark, Basking 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Blue 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Bluntnose 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Brown Cat 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Great White 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Salmon 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 1/2/- Open (See Restrictions)
Shark, Sixgill 28 0/0/0 Closed
Shark, Tope 28 0/0/0 Closed
Skate 28 Hook and Line 1/2/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sole/Flounder 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 8/16/- Open (See Restrictions)
Spiny dogfish 28 Hook and Line, Spear Fishing while diving 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sturgeon 28 Hook and Line 0/0/0 Non-retention (See Restrictions)
Trout (hatchery) 28 30cm Hook and Line 2/4/- Open (See Restrictions)
Trout (wild) 28 0/0/- Non-retention (See Restrictions)
Wolf eel 28 Hook and Line 0/0/0 Non-retention (See Restrictions)

Last updated: 2022-09-20 15:41:14

Restrictions

Always check for protected areas.

Species Areas Measure type Measure value
Finfish 28-8,28-10 Closed Closed to harvesting per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial).
Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) Closed
Point Atkinson Closed
Porteau Cove Closed
Whytecliff Park Closed
Herring 28 Reminder Harvesting of herring roe from marine plants or plants placed in the water for the purpose of harvesting herring roe is prohibited.
Eulachon Coastwide Closed
Surf smelt 28 Time of Day Restrictions Closed 8am Mon. to 8am Thur. - Open 8:00 a.m. Thursday to 8:00 a.m Monday; for areas 28 and 29 during open dates (August 16 to June 14)
Codfish 28 Reminder Species includes: Pacific cod, Pacific tomcod, pollock and hake but does not include lingcod.
Halibut Coastwide Season Planning Halibut: The recreational halibut fishery continues April 1, 2022 under the 2022/23 Conditions of Licence, and is expected to continue until December 31 2022. Non-residents of Canada wishing to fish and retain halibut in Areas 121, 23 and 123, must obtain their licence from a licence vendor in Canada - view: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/licence-permis/iap-fai-eng.html; that is, a licence purchased directly over the internet by a non-resident is not valid for halibut fishing in these areas.
Coastwide Reminder The daily and possession limit for halibut is EITHER of: one (1) halibut measuring 90 cm to 133 cm in length (69 cm to 102 cm head-off), OR three (3) halibut, each measuring under 90 cm in length (69 cm head-off). No person shall retain a halibut greater than 133 cm head-on length (102 cm head-off). Head-off measurements are made from the base of the pectoral fin at its most forward point to the extreme end of the middle of the tail.
28 Maximum Length Head On (cm) 133 cm The maximum overall length for halibut is 133 cm head-on, or 102 cm head-off.
Lingcod Coastwide Season Planning For planning purposes only - for in-season requirements, please see current regulations/restrictions for specific areas, gear and individual species limits, and closures/exceptions. INSIDE WATERS - Generally open May 1 to September 30, for Areas 13 to 19 and Subareas 12-1 to 12-13, 12-15 to 12-48, 20-5 to 20-7 and 29-5. Closed year round - Area 28 and Subareas 29-1 to 29-4 and 29-6 to 29-17. OUTSIDE WATERS - Generally Open April 1 to November 15, for Areas 1 to 10, 101 to 110, 130, 142, 11, 21 to 27, 111, 123 to 127, Subareas 12-14 and 20-1 to 20-4, and Area 121 (portion).
Perch 28 Reminder Includes kelp, shiner and pile perch, and all species of surf and sea perch
Rockfish, All species combined Coastwide Reminder Rockfish - Anglers in vessels shall immediately return all rockfish that are not being retained to the water and to a similar depth from which they were caught by use of an inverted weighted barbless hook or other purpose-built descender device.
Coastwide Season Planning Note - For planning purposes only - for in-season requirements, please see current regulations/restrictions for specific areas, gear and individual species limits, and closures/exceptions. INSIDE WATERS - Generally open May 1 to September 30, for Areas 13 to 19 and Subareas 12-1 to 12-13, 12-15 to 12-48, 20-5 to 20-7 and 29-5. Closed year round - Area 28 and Subareas 29-1 to 29-4 and 29-6 to 29-17. OUTSIDE WATERS - Generally Open April 1 to November 15, for Areas 1 to 10, 101 to 110, 130, 142, 11, 21 to 27, 111, 123 to 127, Subareas 12-14 and 20-1 to 20-4, and Area 121 (portion).
Sculpin Coastwide Reminder Cabezon is a species of sculpin; for daily and possession limits, please see the species regulations table above for sculpin
Trout (hatchery and wild combined) Coastwide Reminder Note (1) Trout - means Brook trout, Brown trout, Cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden, Lake trout, Rainbow trout, Steelhead, and includes Bull trout. (2) Steelhead - in waters where anadromous Rainbow trout are found, Steelhead means a Rainbow trout that is greater than 50cm in overall length. (3) Anadromous means migrating from the sea up rivers or streams to spawn.
28 Combined Daily Limit Pieces 2 The aggregate recreational daily limit for wild and hatchery trout combined is two (2).

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:24

Area descriptions

Area Map Area description
Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) In Area 28, the waters of Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) on Bowen Island, lying westerly of a line between two fishing boundary signs near the entrance to Mannion Bay.
Point Atkinson That portion of Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to Starboat Cove, thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly following the shoreline for 100 m, thence to the southernmost tip of Point Atkinson (125 m east of the lighthouse) [Point Atkinson].
Porteau Cove That portion of Subarea 28-4 east of a line drawn from the white fishing boundary sign located at the south shore of Porteau Cove, northerly in a straight line to the white fishing boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove [Porteau Cove].
Whytecliff Park That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the southernmost point of Whytecliff Park, thence in a straight line to a point located 100 m east of the most south easterly point of Whyte Islet, thence following the southern shoreline of Whyte Islet at a distance of 100 m to a point lying 100 m from the most south westerly point of Whyte Islet, thence in a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a point 100 m north of Lookout Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park, thence to the northernmost point of Whytecliff Park on the mainland [Whytecliff Park].

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:24

Bivalve shellfish

Bivalve shellfish and snails

Eating contaminated shellfish can be life threatening. Closures change frequently throughout the year. It is illegal to harvest shellfish from closed or contaminated areas.

Bivalve shellfish have 2 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. Learn more about shellfish harvesting.

How to follow the rules

  1. Check for contamination in the subarea where you plan to harvest.
  2. If no contamination closures are in effect, check species regulations and additional harvest restrictions.
  3. Questions? Email us at DFO.PAC.CSSP-PCAM.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Bivalve shellfish contamination closures

Planned bivalve shellfish harvesting closures

Look at the first column below to see which species are safe to harvest. If there is information in the second column, it is illegal and unsafe to harvest any bivalve species in those areas.

Subarea Marine biotoxin update (open bivalve species) Sanitary contamination closures (closed to shellfish harvesting)
28-1 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-2 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-3 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-4 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-5 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-6 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-7 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-8 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-9 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-10 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-11 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-12 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-13 Closed to All Bivalve Species
28-14 Closed to All Bivalve Species

Last updated: 2022-10-01 02:08:54

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Clam, Horse 28 0/0/0
Clams, All 28 0/0/0
Cockles 28 0/0/0
Geoduck 28 0/0/0
Mussel, Blue 28 0/0/0
Mussel, California 28 0/0/0
Oyster, Olympia 28 0/0/0
Oyster, Pacific 28 0/0/0
Scallop, All species 28 0/0/0
Snail, Moon 28 Hand Picking 2/4/-
Snail, Other 28 0/0/0

Last updated: 2022-09-20 15:30:52

Restrictions

Always check for protected areas.

Species Areas Measure type Measure value
Shellfish Coastwide Season Planning For planning purposes only - EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2023 - Crab & Prawn/Shrimp traps. The Department would like to advise that changes to the conditions of licence to standardize crab and prawn/shrimp float requirements will be proceeding for the licence year beginning on April 1, 2023. This change is required to support improved enforcement and catch monitoring. This advance notice is intended to provide stakeholders and gear manufacturers/distributors adequate time to prepare for these planned changes. Some fishers may be required to purchase new fishing gear over the next year in order to be in compliance on April 1, 2023 with the following requirements. - Crab Traps - Floats attached to crab traps must be bullet shaped cylindrical floats a minimum of 27cm in length and 12cm in diameter. Typically these are foam floats which can be found at most tackle retailers. - Prawn and Shrimp Traps - Floats attached to prawn and shrimp traps must be round (spherical) in shape and a minimum of 27cm in diameter. Typically these are 'Scotchman' style floats which can be found at most tackle retailers.
Porteau Cove Closed
Point Atkinson Closed Closed to all species of molluscs, echinoderms, crustaceans and shellfish.
28-8,28-10 Reminder Navigational Closure - Closed to harvesting per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial)
Whytecliff Park Closed
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.
Coastwide Reminder Clams: No person shall retain a Manila Clam or Littleneck Clam smaller than 35 mm, nor a Butter Clam smaller than 55 mm.
Clams, All Coastwide Daily Limit Pieces 60 - When open, all species aggregate daily limit combined Areas 1 to 27 is 60, except Pacific Rim National Park where the all species aggregate limit is 24.
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.
Snail, Moon 28 Reminder Moon snails may be subject to PSP, check for closures. Consult your local DFO office for details.

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:48

Area descriptions

Closure Map Area description
28.1 Burrard Inlet, Indian Arm and Vancouver Harbour 28.1.jpeg The waters and intertidal foreshore of Burrard Inlet, Indian Arm and Vancouver Harbour lying inside, that is easterly and northerly, of a line drawn from the western end of the Fraser River North Arm Jetty to Point Atkinson. [NAD83]
28.10 Squamish Harbour 28.10.jpeg The waters and intertidal foreshore of Squamish harbour north of a line drawn from a point of land on the western shore at 49°40.90' north latitude and 123°11.41' west longitude, thence easterly to a point of land on the eastern shore at 49°40.68' north latitude and 123°09.50' west longitude. [NAD83]
28.11 Burrard Inlet / Indian Arm 28.11.jpeg Subarea 28-14 described as the head of Indian Arm north of a line drawn from a point on land at Iron Bay at 49°27.46' north latitude and 122°52.24' west longitude, thence in a westerly direction to a point on land on the opposite shore at 49°27.42' north latitude and 122°53.10' west longitude.' [NAD83]
28.2 Horseshoe Bay 28.2.jpeg That portion of Horseshoe Bay, lying inside a line drawn due east from the northern tip of Tyee Point to the opposite shore of Horseshoe Bay. [NAD83]
28.3 Gower Point to Soames Point, Gibsons Landing 28.3.jpeg The intertidal foreshore from Gower Point to Soames Point, Gibsons Landing. [NAD83]
28.4 Port Graves, Gambier Island 28.4.jpeg The intertidal foreshore at the head of Port Graves, Gambier Island. [NAD83]
28.5 Camp Fircom, Halkett Bay, Gambier Island 28.5.jpeg The intertidal foreshore lying within a 200 m radius of the Camp Fircom sewage outfall, Halkett Bay, Gambier Island. [NAD83]
28.6 McNab Creek 28.6.jpeg That portion of the intertidal foreshore known as McNab Creek. [NAD83]
28.7 Potlatch Creek 28.7.jpeg The intertidal foreshore lying 200 m to the west and 400 m to the east of the mouth of Potlatch Creek. [NAD83]
28.8 Mannion Bay (Deep Bay) Bowen Island 28.8.jpeg The intertidal foreshore of Deep Bay, Bowen Island, lying inside a line drawn from the red navigation beacon on the south shore of Deep Bay to the foot of Ocean View Road. [NAD83]
28.9 Grafton Bay, Bowen Island 28.9.jpeg The intertidal foreshore at the mouth of Grafton Creek, Grafton Bay, Bowen Island. [NAD83]

Last updated: 2022-10-01 02:08:54

Area Map Area description
Point Atkinson That portion of Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to Starboat Cove, thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly following the shoreline for 100 m, thence to the southernmost tip of Point Atkinson (125 m east of the lighthouse) [Point Atkinson].
Porteau Cove That portion of Subarea 28-4 east of a line drawn from the white fishing boundary sign located at the south shore of Porteau Cove, northerly in a straight line to the white fishing boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove [Porteau Cove].
Whytecliff Park That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the southernmost point of Whytecliff Park, thence in a straight line to a point located 100 m east of the most south easterly point of Whyte Islet, thence following the southern shoreline of Whyte Islet at a distance of 100 m to a point lying 100 m from the most south westerly point of Whyte Islet, thence in a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a point 100 m north of Lookout Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park, thence to the northernmost point of Whytecliff Park on the mainland [Whytecliff Park].

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:48

Crab

Crab

Species regulations

Always check for restrictions.

Species Areas Min size Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Box and Puget Sound King crab 28-1 to 28-7,28-9,28-11 to 28-14 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 1/2/- Open (See Restrictions)
Dungeness crab 28-1 to 28-5,28-7,28-9,28-11 to 28-14 165mm Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
King crab 28 0/0/0 Closed
Other crab 28-1 to 28-7,28-9,28-11 to 28-14 Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Red Rock crab 28-1 to 28-7,28-9,28-11 to 28-14 115mm Dip Net, Hand Picking, Ring Net, Traps (Crab) 4/8/- Open (See Restrictions)
Shore crab 28 0/0/0 Closed

Last updated: 2022-09-20 15:30:42

Restrictions

Always check for protected areas.

Species Areas Measure type Measure value
Shellfish Coastwide Season Planning For planning purposes only - EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2023 - Crab & Prawn/Shrimp traps. The Department would like to advise that changes to the conditions of licence to standardize crab and prawn/shrimp float requirements will be proceeding for the licence year beginning on April 1, 2023. This change is required to support improved enforcement and catch monitoring. This advance notice is intended to provide stakeholders and gear manufacturers/distributors adequate time to prepare for these planned changes. Some fishers may be required to purchase new fishing gear over the next year in order to be in compliance on April 1, 2023 with the following requirements. - Crab Traps - Floats attached to crab traps must be bullet shaped cylindrical floats a minimum of 27cm in length and 12cm in diameter. Typically these are foam floats which can be found at most tackle retailers. - Prawn and Shrimp Traps - Floats attached to prawn and shrimp traps must be round (spherical) in shape and a minimum of 27cm in diameter. Typically these are 'Scotchman' style floats which can be found at most tackle retailers.
Porteau Cove Closed
Point Atkinson Closed Closed to all species of molluscs, echinoderms, crustaceans and shellfish.
28-8,28-10 Reminder Navigational Closure - Closed to harvesting per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial)
Whytecliff Park Closed
Crab Coastwide Gear Restriction Rot Cord - All crab traps must have a section in the top or sidewall that has been secured by a single length of untreated cotton twine no greater than No. 120 (approximately 5 mm or 3/16 inch diameter). This twine is often referred to as rot cord. On deterioration this must produce a rectangular opening with a minimum size of 7 cm x 20 cm, or a square opening with a minimum size of 11 cm x 11 cm. This regulation is intended to ensure that if the trap is lost, the section secured by the cord will rot, allowing captive crabs to escape, and preventing the trap from continuing to fish. On traps with a rigid frame and a freely opening hinged lid the trap lid must be secured by a single length of untreated cotton twine no greater than No. 120 so that the trap lid will open freely when the rot cord is broken. No other fastenings may impede the hinged lid of the trap from opening.
Coastwide Gear Restriction Crab traps are required to have two unobstructed circular escape holes or rings, measuring a minimum of 105 mm in diameter
Coastwide Gear Restriction Gear Permitted Maximum of 2 ring nets, dip nets or traps or combination of these per fisher. Ensure gear is properly marked. Hand picking is permitted including by diving. No sharp-pointed instruments are permitted for harvesting crab. It is illegal to use snares in catching or attempting to catch crabs.
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 28 Reminder Combined daily limit for Dungeness crab, red rock crab, box crab, Puget Sound king crab and all other king crab is 4.
28 Time of Day Restrictions Daylight Hours - Daylight Hours - It is illegal to set or haul crab traps from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise; overnight soaking of traps is allowed except in the Area 28 Night Closure Area in Subareas 28-6, 28-7, 28-9, 28-11 and a portion of 28-12 (see restriction).
28-1,28-2 Dioxin Contamination (g/w) Consumption of crab hepatopancreas should not exceed 130g/week - consumption of crab hepatopancreas harvested in Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia in subareas 28-2 and 29-1 and portions of subareas 28-1, 29-2 and 29-3, in the waters bounded: on the north by a line from Brunswick Point west to Irby Point on Anvil Island and along the shoreline to Domett Point on Anvil Island, west to McNab Point on the mainland, on the west by a line from McNab Point to Ekins Point on Gambier Island that follows the eastern and southern shoreline to the government wharf at Gambier Harbour, then proceeds south to Cotton Point on Keats Island and along the eastern and southern shoreline, south to Home Island and continues from southern tip of Home Island west to Gower Point, then follows the shoreline north and west to Reception Point, then on the south by a line that goes from Reception Point east to a point 1.5 km true south of Cape Roger Curtis on Bowen Island, and finally east to Point Atkinson, should not exceed 130 g/week.
28-1,28-3 Dioxin Contamination (g/w) Consumption of crab hepatopancreas should not exceed 55g/week - consumption of crab hepatopancreas harvested in Howe Sound in subarea 28-3 and portions of subarea 28-1, in the waters of Thornbrough Channel, bounded on the north by a line from McNab Point on the mainland southwest to Ekins Point on Gambier Island, and on the south by a line from Gower Point to the southern tip of Home Island, thence north to Keats Island and along the western and northern shore to Cotton Point, thence west of a line to the government wharf at Gambier Harbour on Gambier Island, should not exceed 55 g/week.
Night closure area Time of Day Restrictions Daylight Hours - It is illegal to fish for crabs from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise. All traps must be hauled and removed from the water prior to night-time hours.
28-8,28-10 Reminder Closed to harvesting of all crab species per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial)
King crab Coastwide Sex Restriction As per the Conditions of Licence, it is prohibited to possess female King crab
Coastwide Packaging and Transporting In order to be accurately measured, the carapace of King crab that you catch must remain attached until the crab arrives at your residence or it is consumed.
Dungeness crab 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 crab
Red Rock crab 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 crab

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:21

Area descriptions

Area Map Area description
Night closure area Night_closure_area.jpeg Subareas 28-6, 28-7, 28-9, 28-11 and that portion of Subarea 28-12 southerly of a straight line from a point on the eastern shore of Indian Arm at 49 degrees 19.072 minutes North and 122 degrees 55.918 minutes West, on Turtle Head, to the most northerly point of Hamber Island, thence to the most northerly point of Grey Rocks Island thence to a point on the western shore of Indian Arm at 49 degrees 19.024 minutes North and 122 degrees 56.650 minutes West.
Point Atkinson That portion of Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to Starboat Cove, thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly following the shoreline for 100 m, thence to the southernmost tip of Point Atkinson (125 m east of the lighthouse) [Point Atkinson].
Porteau Cove That portion of Subarea 28-4 east of a line drawn from the white fishing boundary sign located at the south shore of Porteau Cove, northerly in a straight line to the white fishing boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove [Porteau Cove].
Whytecliff Park That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the southernmost point of Whytecliff Park, thence in a straight line to a point located 100 m east of the most south easterly point of Whyte Islet, thence following the southern shoreline of Whyte Islet at a distance of 100 m to a point lying 100 m from the most south westerly point of Whyte Islet, thence in a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a point 100 m north of Lookout Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park, thence to the northernmost point of Whytecliff Park on the mainland [Whytecliff Park].

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:21

Other invertebrates

Other invertebrates

Species regulations

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Species Areas Gear Limits
(d/p/a)
Status
Abalone 28 0/0/0 Closed
Barnacles, Giant 28 0/0/0 Closed
Barnacles, Goose 28 Hand Picking 2kg/4kg/- Open (See Restrictions)
Limpet 28 0/0/0 Closed
Octopus 28 Diving, Hand Picking, Hook and Line, Traps (Crab) 1/2/- Open (See Restrictions)
Other shellfish species 28 20/40/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sand Dollar 28 Hand Picking 6/12/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sea Cucumber 28 Diving, Hand Picking 12/24/- Open (See Restrictions)
Sea Urchin 28 Diving, Hand Picking 12/24/- Open (See Restrictions)
Shrimp, Ghost 28 Hand Digging, Hand Pump 50/100/- Open (See Restrictions)
Shrimp/Prawn 28-1 to 28-7,28-9,28-11 to 28-14 Ring Net, Spear, Trap (Other species of Shellfish) 125/250/- Open (See Restrictions)
Squid, All other species 28 Cast Net, Jigging 20/40/- Open (See Restrictions)
Squid, Opal 28 Cast Net, Jigging 200/400/- Open (See Restrictions)
Starfish sea star 28 Hand Picking 6/12/- Open (See Restrictions)

Last updated: 2022-09-20 15:31:52

Restrictions

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Species Areas Measure type Measure value
Shellfish Coastwide Season Planning For planning purposes only - EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2023 - Crab & Prawn/Shrimp traps. The Department would like to advise that changes to the conditions of licence to standardize crab and prawn/shrimp float requirements will be proceeding for the licence year beginning on April 1, 2023. This change is required to support improved enforcement and catch monitoring. This advance notice is intended to provide stakeholders and gear manufacturers/distributors adequate time to prepare for these planned changes. Some fishers may be required to purchase new fishing gear over the next year in order to be in compliance on April 1, 2023 with the following requirements. - Crab Traps - Floats attached to crab traps must be bullet shaped cylindrical floats a minimum of 27cm in length and 12cm in diameter. Typically these are foam floats which can be found at most tackle retailers. - Prawn and Shrimp Traps - Floats attached to prawn and shrimp traps must be round (spherical) in shape and a minimum of 27cm in diameter. Typically these are 'Scotchman' style floats which can be found at most tackle retailers.
Porteau Cove Closed
Point Atkinson Closed Closed to all species of molluscs, echinoderms, crustaceans and shellfish.
28-8,28-10 Reminder Navigational Closure - Closed to harvesting per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial)
Whytecliff Park Closed
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. If two traps are attached to one ground-line, it is sufficient to attach a tag, float or buoy that bears the operator's name to one end of the ground-line.
Reminder Combined daily limit for all shrimp species, including prawn, is 125
Shrimp/Prawn Coastwide Reminder Spot Prawns (Pandalus platyceros) with eggs: No person shall retain prawns carrying eggs, or remove eggs from the underside of prawns carrying eggs. All prawns carrying eggs externally on the underside of the tail shall be returned to the water immediately and in the manner that causes the least harm.
Coastwide Gear Restriction Maximum 4 traps or ring nets or combination of these per fisher.
28-8,28-10 Reminder Closed to harvesting of all shrimp/prawn species per navigational closures in sub-areas 28-8 (False Creek) and 28-10 (Burrard Inlet, partial)

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:56

Area descriptions

Area Map Area description
Point Atkinson That portion of Subarea 28-6 bounded by a line commencing at the southwest entrance to Starboat Cove, thence seaward in a southwest direction for 85 m, thence westerly following the shoreline for 100 m, thence to the southernmost tip of Point Atkinson (125 m east of the lighthouse) [Point Atkinson].
Porteau Cove That portion of Subarea 28-4 east of a line drawn from the white fishing boundary sign located at the south shore of Porteau Cove, northerly in a straight line to the white fishing boundary sign located on the north shore of Porteau Cove [Porteau Cove].
Whytecliff Park That portion of Subarea 28-2 bounded by a line commencing from the southernmost point of Whytecliff Park, thence in a straight line to a point located 100 m east of the most south easterly point of Whyte Islet, thence following the southern shoreline of Whyte Islet at a distance of 100 m to a point lying 100 m from the most south westerly point of Whyte Islet, thence in a straight line to a point lying 100 m west of White Cliff Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in a northerly direction to a point 100 m north of Lookout Point, thence following the shoreline at a distance of 100 m in an easterly direction to a point 100 m perpendicular to the most northerly point of Whytecliff Park, thence to the northernmost point of Whytecliff Park on the mainland [Whytecliff Park].

Last updated: 2022-09-20 18:36:56

Protected areas

Protected areas

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Last updated: 2022-08-05 15:25:23

Area descriptions

Area Map Area description
Bowyer Island Bowyer_Island.png In Subarea 28-2, those waters inside or shoreward of the 200 metre contour line that surrounds Bowyer Island, as shown on Chart No. 3512 published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service of the Department.
Domett Point Domett_Point.png In Subareas 28-2 and 28-4, those waters inside a line that: begins at 49°33.050'N 123°19.400'W near Domett Point then to 49°32.800'N 123°19.900'W in water then to 49°33.450'N 123°20.300'W in water then to 49°33.900'N 123°19.450'W in water then to 49°33.700'N 123°18.450'W in water then to 49°33.350'N 123°18.800'W near Domett Point then following the northerly shoreline of Domett Point in an westerly direction to the beginning point.
Eastern Burrard Inlet Eastern_Burrard_Inlet.png In Subarea 28-11, those waters that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°17.517'N 123°00.250'W to the westerly most point on the Chevron refinery wharf then to 49°17.600'N 123°00.250'W in water then to 49°18.000'N 122°58.700'W in water then to 49°17.700'N 122°57.000'W in water then to 49°17.450'N 122°57.000'W Westridge Marine Terminal then following the shoreline in a westerly direction to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Alberta Bay Howe_Sound-Alberta_Bay.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: that begins at 49° 28.118' N, 123° 15.050' W then easterly to 49° 28.130' N, 123° 14.688' W then southeasterly to 49° 27.962' N, 123° 14.600' W then southeasterly to 49° 27.646' N, 123° 14.518' W then southwesterly to 49° 27.520' N, 123° 14.646' W then westerly to 49° 27.523' N, 123° 15.008' W then northwesterly to 49° 27.904' N, 123° 15.118' W then to the beginning point 49° 28.118' N, 123° 15.050' W.
Howe Sound - Anvil Island Howe_Sound-Anvil_Island.png That portion of Subarea 28-4 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 32.874' N, 123° 17.425'W then southeast to 49° 32.865' N, 123° 16.815' W then southwest to 49° 32.533' N, 123° 16.869' W then southwest to 49° 32.482' N, 123° 17.118' W then northwest to 49° 32.574' N, 123° 17.483' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Bowyer Island Howe_Sound-Bowyer_Island.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 24.774' N, 123° 16.219' W then northeast to 49° 24.820' N, 123° 15.763' W then southwest to 49° 24.096' N, 123° 16.043' W then northwest to 49° 24.389' N, 123° 16.408' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Brunswick Point Howe_Sound-Brunswick_Point.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 28.577' N, 123° 14.965' W then southeast to 49° 28.434' N, 123° 14.732' W then southwest to 49° 28.177' N, 123° 15.031' W then northwest to 49° 28.397' N, 123° 15.377' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Carmelo Point Howe_Sound-Carmelo_Point.png That portion of Subarea 28-1 that lies inside a line: that begins at 49° 27.253' N, 123° 23.398' W then easterly to 49° 27.259' N, 123° 23.028' W then southwesterly to 49° 26.390' N, 123° 23.315' W then southwesterly to 49° 26.043' N, 123° 23.610' W, then northwesterly to 49° 26.136' N, 123° 24.003' W then to the beginning point 49° 27.253' N, 123° 23.398' W.
Howe Sound - Collingwood Channel Howe_Sound-Collingwood_Channel.png That portion of Subarea 28-1 that lies inside a line: that begins at 49° 23.503' N, 123° 24.638' W then southeasterly to 49° 23.347' N, 123° 24.625' W then southwesterly to 49° 23.068' N, 123° 25.030' W then southwesterly to 49° 22.921' N, 123° 25.145' W then southwesterly to 49° 22.799' N, 123° 25.296' W then northwesterly to 49° 22.947' N, 123° 25.655' W then northeasterly to 49° 23.280' N, 123° 25.346' W then northeasterly to 49° 23.602' N, 123° 24.885' W then to the beginning point 49° 23.503' N, 123° 24.638' W.
Howe Sound - Defence Islands Howe_Sound-Defence_Islands.png That portion of Subarea 28-4 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°34.102'N 123°17.070'W then southerly to 49°33.730'N 123°16.562'W then to 49°33.553'N 123°16.462'W then to 49°33.438'N 123°16.750'W then to 49°33.707'N 123°17.201'W then to 49°33.993'N 123°17.391'W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Dorman Point Howe_Sound-Dorman_Point.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 22.577' N, 123° 19.379' W then southeast to 49° 22.543' N, 123° 19.051' W then southwest to 49° 22.287' N, 123° 19.152' W then northwest to 49° 22.351' N, 123° 19.454' W then to the beginning point
Howe Sound - Halkett Point Howe_Sound-Halkett_Point.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 27.036' N, 123° 18.686' W then southeast to 49° 26.897' N, 123° 18.444' W then southwest to 49° 26.696' N, 123° 18.578' W then southwest to 49° 26.657' N, 123° 18.776' W then northwest to 49° 26.742' N, 123° 18.984' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Langdale Howe_Sound-Langdale.png That portion of Subareas 28-1 and 28-3 that lies inside a line: that begins at 49° 26.283' N, 123° 27.605' W then southeasterly to 49° 26.196' N, 123° 26.895' W then southerly to 49° 25.398' N, 123° 26.890' W then westerly to 49° 25.431' N, 123° 28.034' W then northwesterly to 49° 25.634' N, 123° 28.291' W then to the beginning point 49° 26.283' N, 123° 27.605' W.
Howe Sound - Lions Bay and Kelvin Grove Howe_Sound-Lions_Bay_and_Kelvin_Grove.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 27.629' N, 123° 15.761' W then southeast to 49° 27.315' N, 123° 14.516' W then southwest to 49° 26.950' N, 123° 14.595' W then northwest to 49° 26.952' N, 123° 15.046' W then northwest to 49° 27.195' N, 123° 15.655' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Lost Reef Howe_Sound-Lost_Reef.png That portion of Subarea 28-2 that lies inside a line: begins at 49° 29.799' N, 123° 18.203' W then northeast to 49° 29.935' N, 123° 18.007' W then southeast to 49° 29.882' N, 123° 17.832' W then southeast to 49° 29.591' N, 123° 17.519' W then southwest to 49° 29.547' N, 123° 17.941' W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Mariners Rest Howe_Sound-Mariners_Rest.png That portion of Subarea 28-3 that lies inside a line: that begins at 49° 27.728' N, 123° 27.357' W then southeasterly to 49° 27.439' N, 123° 26.871' W then southwesterly to 49° 27.212' N, 123° 27.139' W then northwesterly to 49° 27.508' N, 123° 27.706' W then to the beginning point 49° 27.728' N, 123° 27.357' W.
Howe Sound - Queen Charlotte Channel 1 Howe_Sound-Queen_Charlotte_Channel_1.png Those portions of Subareas 28-2 and 29-3 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°21.486'N 123°17.254'W then southerly to 49°20.528'N 123°17.690'W then to 49°20.401'N 123°17.956'W then to 49°20.765'N 123°18.794'W then to 49°20.982'N 123°18.584'W then to 49°21.098'N 123°18.037'W then to 49°21.501'N 123°17.737'W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Queen Charlotte Channel 2 Howe_Sound-Queen_Charlotte_Channel_2.png Those portions of Subareas 28-2 and 29-3 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°20.288'N 123°17.693'W then southeasterly to 49°20.224'N 123°17.501'W then to 49°19.993'N 123°17.377'W then to 49°19.802'N 123°17.444'W then to 49°19.720'N 123°17.840'W then to 49°19.937'N 123°18.107'W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Queen Charlotte Channel 3 Howe_Sound-Queen_Charlotte_Channel_3.png Those portions of Subareas 28-2 and 29-3 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°19.918'N 123°19.847'W then southerly to 49°19.296'N 123°19.905'W then to 49°19.307'N 123°20.344'W then to 49°19.643'N 123°20.421'W then to 49°19.819'N 123°20.361'W then to 49°19.947'N 123°20.097'W then to the beginning point.
Howe Sound - Queen Charlotte Channel 4 Howe_Sound-Queen_Charlotte_Channel_4.png Those portions of Subareas 28-2 and 29-3 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°20.637'N 123°19.162'W then easterly to 49°20.577'N 123°18.720'W then to 49°20.441'N 123°18.637'W then to 49°20.068'N 123°18.818'W then to 49°20.076'N 123°19.135'W then to 49°19.718'N 123°19.187'W then to 49°19.726'N 123°19.514'W then to 49°20.259'N 123°19.828'W then to the beginning point.
Indian Arm - Croker Island Indian_Arm-Croker_Island.png Those waters of Subareas 28-12 and 28-13 that lie southerly of the parallel passing through 49°27.000' north latitude near Granite Falls and northerly of the parallel passing through 49°23.400' north latitude, south of Coldwell Creek.
Indian Arm - Twin Islands Indian_Arm-Twin_Islands.png Those waters of Subarea 28-12 the lie southerly of a line that: begins at 49°21.583'N 122°53.600'W Brighton Beach then to 49°21.300'N 122°53.100'W opposite shore and northerly of the parallel passing through 49°20.550' north latitude.
Lions Bay Lions_Bay.png In Subarea 28-2, those waters inside a line that: begins at 49°26.550'N 123°14.317'W near Lone Tree Creek then true west to 49°26.550'N 123°15.600'W in water then to 49°28.250'N 123°15.750'W in water then true east to 49°28.250'N 123°14.750'W Brunswick Beach then following the shoreline in a southerly direction to the beginning point.
Mariners Rest Mariners_Rest.png In Subarea 28-3, those waters that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°27.300'N 123°26.900'W north of Thornbrough Bay then true west to 49°27.300'N 123°27.600'W in water then to 49°28.300'N 123°28.300'W in water then true east to 49°28.300'N 123°27.550'W Mariners Rest then following the westerly shoreline of Gambier Island in a southerly direction to the beginning point.
Pam Rock Pam_Rock.png Those waters of Subareas 28-2 and 28-4 that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°31.230'N 123°17.200'W Anvil Island then to 49°30.200'N 123°17.900'W in water then to 49°28.600'N 123°16.600'W in water then to 49°28.800'N 123°18.000'W in water then to 49°31.164'N 123°19.174'W Anvil Island then easterly following the southerly shoreline of Anvil Island to the beginning point.
Pasley Island Pasley_Island.png In Subarea 28-1, those waters that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°23.433'N 123°26.350'W Keats Island then to 49°22.750'N 123°26.750'W in water then to 49°20.867'N 123°27.250'W Worlcombe Island then following the northerly shoreline of Worlcombe Island to 49°20.900'N 123°27.900'W Worlcombe Island then to 49°21.500'N 123°29.180'W Popham Island then to 49°22.000'N 123°30.150'W in water then to 49°23.100'N 123°28.700'W Preston Island then to 49°23.250'N 123°29.050'W Keats Island then following the southerly shoreline of Keats Island in an easterly direction to the beginning point.
Passage Island Passage_Island.png In Subarea 28-2, those waters inside a line that: begins at 49°20.700'N 123°19.100'W in water then to 49°20.750'N 123°18.350'W Passage Island then following the westerly shoreline of Passage Island to 49°20.350'N 123°18.433'W Passage Island then to 49°20.100'N 123°19.100'W in water then to the beginning point.
Upper Centre Bay In Subarea 28-1, those waters that lie northerly of a line that: from 49°28.050'N 123°23.350'W near Alexandra Island to 49°28.063'N 123°22.617'W north of Mackenzie Cove
West Bay West_Bay.png In Subarea 28-1, those waters that lie northerly of a line that: from 49°27.617'N 123°25.000'W near Whispering Creek to 49°27.433'N 123°24.450'W east of West Bay
West Vancouver In Subarea 28-2, those waters inside a line that: begins at 49°20.750'N 123°18.350'W Passage Island then to 49°22.350'N 123°17.622'W White Cliff Point then southerly following the shoreline to 49°21.300'N 123°16.595'W Fishermans Cove then true south to 49°21.265'N 123°16.595'W Fishermans Cove Light then to the beginning point.
Woolridge Island Woolridge_Island.png In Subarea 28-3, those waters that lie inside a line that: begins at 49°30.100'N 123°27.050'W south of Woolridge Island then to 49°30.500'N 123°28.600'W in water then to 49°31.600'N 123°27.200'W in water then to 49°31.300'N 123°26.100'W north of Woolridge Island then following the westerly shoreline of Gambier Island in a southerly direction to the beginning point.

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