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Fisheries Notices- Updated Retention limits for Pink Salmon

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Effective immediately until December 31, 2007 the daily limit for pink salmon
in the following areas is increased to four (4) per day:

- Chilliwack/Vedder Rivers: downstream from Slesse Creek, including that
portion of the Sumas River from the Barrow Town Pump Station downstream to
boundary signs near the confluence with the Fraser River,
- Fraser River: downstream side of the CPR Bridge at Mission upstream to the
Alexandra Bridge (except the Landstrom Bar area closures listed below),
- Harrison River: from the Highway 7 Bridge downstream to the confluence with
the Fraser River, and
- Stave River: downstream of B.C. Hydro Dam to the CPR railway Bridge.

While fishing for Pink salmon in this area, the Department requests that the
recreational community take every measure possible to ensure that their fishing
activities are not impacting sockeye salmon.

Variation order 2007-327.


The aggregate daily limit for all species of Pacific Salmon (other than
kokanee) from tidal and non-tidal waters combined is four (4).

Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon in tidal and non-tidal
waters of British Columbia. This includes all species of fish in the Fraser

Sport anglers are encouraged to participate in the voluntary Salmon Sport Head
Recovery program by labelling and submitting heads from adipose fin-clipped
Chinook and coho salmon. Recovery of coded-wire tags provides critical
information for coast-wide stock assessment. Contact the Salmon Sport Head
Recovery Program at (866) 483-9994 for further information.

Did you witness suspicious fishing activity or a violation? If so, please call
the Fisheries and Ocean Canada 24-hour toll free Observe, Record, Report line
at (800) 465-4336.

For the 24 hour recorded opening and closure line, call toll free at (866) 431-
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