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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0346-RECREATIONAL - Fraser River Chinook Recreational Management Actions - Subareas 29-11 to 17 and those waters of the Fraser River in Region 2

This is further to Fishery Notice FN0323 issued on April 29, 2010.

The management measures required for the recreational salmon fishery in
Subareas 29-11 to 17 (tidal Fraser) and those waters of the Fraser River in
Region 2 (non-tidal Fraser) will continue until July 15th but may be reviewed
in-season if there is new information.

Effective 00:01 hours Saturday May 1, 2010 and until 23:59 hours Thursday, July
15, 2010 there is no fishing for salmon permitted.

Management measures to protect and conserve Fraser River Spring and Summer
Chinook stocks of concern may also be required after July 15th depending on the
in-season abundance of these stocks estimated from the Albion test fishery and
consistent with the management zones outlined in the 2010 Southern Salmon
Integrated Fisheries Management Plan. An update on these management measures
will be announced in a subsequent fishery notice in mid June.

Sport Fishing Advisory Board representatives have been consulted on these

For more information contact your local fishery office or the lower Fraser
Recreational Fishery Manager, Debra Sneddon at 604-666-6509.


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.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0346
Sent May 18, 2010 at 10:55
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
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