Recreational fishing - Yukon/Transboundary Area

Recreational fishing

The Yukon/Transboundary area holds many opportunities for recreational fishers. The most popular sport fishery areas on the Yukon River include Tatchun Creek, Teslin River and tributaries, Big Salmon River and tributaries of the Pelly River.

Other popular areas on the Tatshenshini River System include the Blanchard, Tatshenshini, and Takhanne Rivers. In northern British Columbia, anglers pursue salmon in the waters of the Tahltan, Nakina and Stikine Rivers. A wide variety of different species of salmon, trout and arctic char reside in the many lakes and rivers of the region. This site is divided into five areas in which information can obtained about recreational fishing opportunities in the area.

Be sure to check the Regulations Summary (Yukon), or Freshwater regulations Region 6 (British Columbia) and the B.C. Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis for a complete list of gear restrictions and area closure dates and times.

Updates - Yukon Recreational Fisheries Openings and Closures

The Yukon Salmon Conservation Catch Card is now available for purchase online

Yukon/Transboundary fishery notices now available online