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Cowichan River, Downstream of Skutz Falls to the Highway No. 1 Bridge (Silver
Bridge) effective 00:01 November 16, 2007 to 23:59 December 31, 2007 the daily

" for Coho Salmon(over 35cm) will be one (1) per day,

Anglers are further reminded of the following:

" Efforts are being made to protect Cowichan chinook yet provide opportunities
to catch permitted species.
" Avoid encountering Chinook while fishing and if they are caught then use
extreme care in the handling and releasing of these fish.
" The use of single barbless hooks is mandatory in all streams in Region 1;
" All foul hooked (ie: hooked other than in the mouth) must be returned to the
river immediately;
" The use of bait is prohibited in this area (as per the 20072008 Freshwater
Fishing Regulations Synopsis);
" The Marie Canyon and Pumphouse Closures remain in effect until December 15,
2007 (as per the 20072008 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis);

Please refer to the 20072008 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis for
further restrictions and information when fishing in the non-tidal waters of
British Columbia, or contact your nearest Fish and Wildlife Office (Nanaimo 751-
3100), or Department of Fisheries and Oceans Office (Duncan 746-6221)

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)

Contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office  Duncan (250) 746-6221.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0919
Sent November 16, 2007 at 1511
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