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FN0642-RECREATIONAL -Salmon - Region 2 -Fraser River & Harrison River -Daylight hours

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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0642-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Fraser River & Harrison River - Daylight hours only

This is a reminder that, as noted in the 2009-2011 British Columbia Freshwater
Salmon Supplement, the non-tidal waters of the Fraser River and the Harrison
River are daylight hours only from July 1 to December 31.

Daylight hours only refers to one hour before sunrise to one hour after
sunset. Reference to sunrise and sunset means the times for those events as
calculated by the National Research Council of Canada and published daily in
the Vancouver Sun and Province.


Notes:

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
River.

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-
FISH.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact: Debra Sneddon
Phone: 604-666-6509

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0642
Sent August 12, 2010 at 09:12
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 
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