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Lingcod and Rockfish - Open Times and Limits for Areas 13 to 19 and portions of Area 12, 20 and 29 - May 1, 2015

By SportfishingBC, 🕔Mon, Apr 13th, 2015


  


Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0337-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Lingcod and Rockfish - Open Times and Limits for Areas 13 to 19 and portions of Area 12, 20 and 29 - May 1, 2015

LINGCOD Effective at 00:01 hours May 1, 2015 to 23:59 hours September 30, 2015 fishing for lingcod will open in the following areas:

Areas: 12-1 to 12-13, 12-15 to 12-48, 13 to 19, 20-5 to 20-7 and 29-5. Daily limit: one (1) Possession limit: two (2) Size limit: 65cm Annual limit: ten (10) Gear: angling (hook and line) and spear fishing while diving.

Areas 28 and 29 (except of Subarea 29-5) remain closed to fishing for lingcod, this includes catch and release.

ROCKFISH (Rockfish and Yelloweye Rockfish in the aggregate): Effective at 00:01 hours May 1, 2015 to 23:59 hours September 30, 2015 fishing for rockfish will open in the following areas:

Areas: 12 to 19, 20-5 to 20-7 and 29-5. Daily limit: one (1) Possession limit: two (2) No size limit or annual is in effect. Gear: angling (hook and line) and spear fishing while diving.

Areas 28 and 29 (except of Subarea 29-5) remain closed to fishing for rockfish, this includes catch and release.

VARIATION ORDERS: 2015-33 and 2015-34

Note: Rockfish Conservations Areas (RCA's) remain in effect - refer to the following website for descriptions: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/restricted-restreint/rca-acs-eng.htm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact your local DFO office at: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/locations-bureaux-eng.htm

Or Contact: Brad Beaith 250-756-7190

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0337 Sent April 13, 2015 at 09:59

Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca


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