Hydro lines at the entrance to Gunboat Bay, are closed to harvesting crab, all year. Daily Recording (52300) This message was last updated on Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM.. Area No. 14, Royal River, Cousins River, and vicinity (Falmouth to Freeport): This notice reclassifies a portion of the area between Cousins and Littlejohn Islands from Restricted to … 2020-08-15: PA-86-2020: Shellfish Temporary Closures effective 7:50 AM –August 14, 2020 then following the northerly shoreline of Jedediah Island to 49°30.100'N 124°11.583'W [NAD83], The waters and intertidal foreshore of the southern portion of Scottie Bay south of Lindbergh Island lying inside a line that begins from a point of land on the northeastern most tip of Lindbergh Island at 49°30.92' north latitude and 124°20.49' west longitude thence in a due south direction to a point on land on Lasqueti Island at 49°30.81' north latitude and 124°20.49' west longitude, thence westerly following the shoreline on Lasqueti Island to a point on land at 49°30.97' north latitude and 124°20.91' west longitude, thence in a due east direction to a point of land on Lindbergh Island at 49°30.97' north latitude and 124°20.83' west longitude, thence following the shoreline on Lindbergh Island in an easterly direction to the point of commencement. [NAD83], The waters and inter-tidal foreshore east of the unnamed islet located on the east side of Agamemnon Channel, inside a line drawn from the northernmost point of the islet at 49° 43.44' north latitude and 124°02.15' west longitude, thence true east to a point on land on the opposite shore at 49°43.44' north latitude and 124°02.11' west longitude, thence southerly along the inter-tidal foreshore to a point on land at 49°43.38' north latitude and 124°02.16' west longitude, thence true north to the southernmost point of the islet at 49°43.41' north latitude and 124°02.16' west longitude. then to 49°46.400'N 124°05.455'W east side of Vanguard Bay 12-16 Years, Under Adult Permit Holder: Documents (PDF) Shellfish Area Map; Shellfish Bed Closures (Also see Shellfish Regulations Amendments below) 2020 Published Shellfish Bed Closures (Included In Printed Regulations) BB:44.20 - Little Buttermilk Bay; BB:46.20 - … Cooking shellfish does not destroy all biotoxins. then following the shoreline of Nelson Island following the Subarea 16-11 boundary across to Hardy Island, then following the northerly shoreline of Hardy Island to the beginning point, The waters of Subarea 16-12 that lie northwesterly of a line: Reminder: Until further notice, in order to be consistent with current border closure in effect for COVID-19, DFO will not be issuing recreational licences to non-residents. It is illegal to harvest shellfish from closed or contaminated areas. shellfish area closures/ open areas The status of shellfishing areas falls under the administration of several agencies at Town, State, and Federal levels. A new feature on the DMR Shellfish Management webpage which provides all the conservation closures, license allocations, town shellfish ordinances and maps is located here. It is illegal to use any mechanical apparatus or dredge for harvesting clams. then to 49°33.750'N 124°20.700'W in water Download a printable PDF version of this map. Maximum 4 traps or ring nets or combination of these per fisher. marine biotoxins, bacteria, or viruses, 16.13 Unnamed Bay E. of Four Mile Point, Sechelt Inlet, 16.24 Unnamed bay in Skookumchuck Narrows, 16.51 - Southeast Baker Bay, Hotham Sound, 16.48 Stakawus Creek at Deserted Bay, northern Jervis Inlet, 16.42 Unnamed Bay southwest of Potter Point, Lasqueti Island, Pender Harbour Recreational Crab Gear Restriction Area, Pender_Harbour_Recreational_Crab_Gear_Restriction_Area.jpeg, Sabine Channel - Jervis - Jedediah Islands, Sabine_Channel-Jervis-Jedediah_Islands.png, Non-retention until May 31 (See Restrictions). then northwesterly following the shoreline to the beginning point. begins at 50°11.423'N 123°56.284'W shoreline then to 49°31.123'N 123°59.107'W Tattenham Ledge Light Buoy Shellfish harvesting contamination in the Pacific Region. [NAD83], The waters and intertidal foreshore at the head of Hidden Basin, Nelson Island, lying north of a line drawn across the entrance to the small cove from a point on land at 49°42.74' north latitude and 124°10.27' west longitude, thence due east to a point on land on the opposite shore at 49°42.74' north latitude and 124°10.15' west longitude. (3) Anadromous means migrating from the sea up rivers or streams to spawn. To 49°40.583'N 123°33.325'W powerline. The waters and intertidal foreshore of southwest St. Vincent Bay west of a line drawn from a point of land at 49°49.32' north latitude and 124°05.59' west longitude southwesterly to a point on land at 49°48.97' north latitude and 124°06.00' west longitude. then northwesterly following the shoreline to the beginning point. The Shellfish Harvesting Status Map will allow you to identify BC shellfish harvesting closures in your area. begins at 49°44.800'N 123°54.417'W Skookumchuk Narrows 15. [NAD83], 300 metres around industrial, municipal and sewage treatment plant outfall discharges, 125 metres around a marina, ferry wharf, floating living accommodation, or any finfish net pen, 25 meters around any floating living accommodation facility located within a shellfish then to 49°30.726'N 123°58.252'W Grant Island [NAD83], The intertidal foreshore of western Sechelt Inlet from a point on land at the old log dump at the northern edge of the cobble beach at 49°37.56' north latitude and 123°50.66' west longitude, thence southerly for approximately 400 m to a point on land where the cobble rocks end and the larger rocks begin at 49°37.37' north latitude and 123°50.54' west longitude. DFO.PAC.CSSP-PCAM.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca. Shellfish harvesting map. Closures related to marine biotoxins, significant weather, human waste, emergency situations. [NAD 83], The intertidal foreshore of Thunder Bay, from the headland at the entrance to Maude Cove at 49°45.83' north latitude and 124°16.03' west longitude, thence along the entire foreshore of Thunder Bay to the end of the beach at the northeast end of the bay at 49°46.51' north latitude and 124°15.83' west longitude. If no contamination closures are in effect, check. 120 (approximately 5 mm or 3/16 inch diameter). [NAD83]. No other fastenings may impede the hinged lid of the trap from opening. For NYS DEC Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closures, please click here. [NAD83], The waters and intertidal foreshore of the southern portion of Blind Bay on Nelson Island commencing from the overgrown landing northeast of the Clio Islands, at 49°43.50' N latitude and 124°10.10' W longitude, thence southwesterly along the inter-tidal foreshore to the unnamed headland at 49°43.20' N latitude and 124°10.44' W longitude, thence southwesterly across the entrance to Ballet Bay to an unnamed headland on the opposite side at 49°43.06' N latitude and 124°10.96' W longitude, thence southwesterly along the inter-tidal foreshore to an unnamed point northeast of Kelly Island at 49°42.73' N latitude and 124°12.15' W longitude. begins at 50°07.948'N 123°51.051'W shoreline beaches, fishery officers are concerned about shellfish harvesters who may be unaware they are risking their lives by disobeying closures. then to 49°41.100'N 124°15.000'W in water Home > Data Search > Temporary Shellfish Areas Closure . When the halibut season opens in 2021, subject to the border being open, non-residents of Canada wishing to fish and retain halibut in Areas 121, 23 and 123, must obtain their licence from a licence vendor in Canada - view: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/licence-permis/iap-fai-eng.html; that is, a licence purchased directly over the internet by a non-resident is not valid for halibut fishing in these areas. The waters and intertidal foreshore of Porpoise Bay, Sechelt Inlet, extending from a point on shore at the southern boundary of Porpoise Bay Provincial Park at 49°30.25' north latitude and 123°45.00' west longitude thence southerly along the foreshore to the dock at 49°29.40' north latitude and 123°44.95' west longitude thence westerly to the headland on the opposite shore at 49°29.45' north latitude and 123°45.75' west longitude thence northerly along the foreshore to a point on shore at 49°29.75' north latitude and 123°46.05' west longitude [NAD 83]. The waters of these leases are managed with the criteria used to manage the 1612 Apalachicola Bay System conditionally approved area during winter months of January through June and October through December. It is prohibited to possess female Dungeness crab. then to 49°34.552'N 124°19.900'W shoreline This includes traps tied to a boat or dock or fished from shore. Frequently Asked Questions; Shellfish Information Map [NAD83], The waters and inter-tidal foreshore of the middle cove in Quarry Bay, Nelson Island, northeast of a line drawn from a point on land at 49°39.94' north latitude and 124°07.66' west longitude, thence southeasterly to a point of land on the opposite shore at 49°39.88' north latitude and 124°07.61' west longitude. Entire growing area closed to shellfish harvesting — no map available. then to 49°37.500'N 123°50.600'W shoreline Boundaries. Seasonal shellfish area closures will take effect at sunrise on Saturday, May 23, and will remain in place until Tuesday, Oct. 13. then to 50°09.500'N 123°52.000'W in water Return to Shellfish Closure Maps by County N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632 back to page-top Thus far in BC, marine biotoxin illnesses have been limited to … of the Aquaculture Licence and is approved by the Regional Interdepartmental Committee. then to 49°41.100'N 124°18.750'W in water Every harvester must check for red tide and shellfish closures before they eat bivalve molluscs like oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops that they find in BC. No sharp-pointed instruments are permitted for harvesting crab. changes in water quality can cause unsafe To 50°09.852'N 123°50.935'W Malibu Rapids. to harvest shellfish from that area. From 49°50.200'N 124°02.281'W Elephant Point Keeping your chinook salmon? The waters and intertidal foreshore of Saltery Bay north of a line drawn across the mouth of the bay from a point of land on the west side of Saltery Bay at 49°46.73' north latitude and 124°10.85' west longitude easterly to a point of land on the east side of the bay at 49°46.75' north latitude and 124°10.25' west longitude. 49°30.732'N 123°58.058'W Grant Island then to 49°30.771'N 123°57.940'W Mainland Please review fisheries notice FN1364 at https://notices.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fns-sap/index-eng.cfm?pg=view_notice&DOC_ID=240984&ID=all . The intertidal foreshore of Lena Bay, Hotham Sound, from an unnamed point on land at 49°55.23' north latitude and 124°01.53' west longitude, thence southeasterly along the northern foreshore of Lena Bay to an unnamed point on land southeast of the mouth of Lena Creek at 49°55.17' north and 124°01.34' west longitude [NAD83]. Sanitary contamination closures (closed to shellfish harvesting) 16-1: Closed to All Bivalve Species: 16.8 Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt Inlet; 16.2 Secret Cove, Sechelt Peninsula; 16-2: Closed to All Bivalve Species: 16.5 Churchill Bay, Francis Peninsula; 16-3: Closed to All Bivalve Species: 16-4: Closed to All Bivalve Species: 16.1 Pender Harbour; 16-5 When Because of the risk of contamination, you are not allowed to harvest bivalve shellfish (for any purpose) within: You will need permission to harvest oysters from marked oyster farms. This twine is often referred to as rot cord. Quebec Region. then to 49°35.200'N 124°09.400'W in water Area Information; 2-Digit Number & Name. For a written description of Areas please see the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations 2007. Those waters of Subareas 16-6 and 16-9 that lie inside a line that: then to 49°35.400'N 124°00.950'W shoreline Those waters of Subarea 16-7 that lie easterly of the meridian passing through 123°43.000' west longitude, near Black Bear Bluff and westerly of a line: Individual species limits also apply. Those waters of Subarea 16-15 that lie inside a line that: Shellfish Lease Numbers 609, 672, and 981 in the Apalachicola Bay System Approved Area During Winter, Jan.–May, Sept.–Dec. then to 49°38.600'N 124°13.500'W in water You must permanently record all retained catch on your Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence. Search Results. [NAD83], The intertidal foreshore of McLean Bay, located in northern Porpoise Bay, Sechelt Inlet, northerly of a line drawn true west from the point on shore where an arm of Angus Creek meets the edge of the beach at 49°30.43' north latitude and 123°45.41' west longitude, thence northerly and westerly along the low tide mark to a point at the western edge of the beach at 49°30.80' north latitude and 123°45.60' west longitude. [NAD83], The waters and intertidal foreshore of the unnamed bay southwest of Potter Point, Lasqueti Island, south of a line from Potter Point at 49°30.09' north latitude and 124°16.23' west longitude, thence due west to a point on land at 49°30.09' north latitude and 124°16.40' west longitude. Swanquarter Bay Area -G-7. This article was updated to meet 2020 government regulations. then to 49°44.800'N 123°53.473'W Skookumchuk Narrows then to 49°43.400'N 124°15.000'W in water G-1. begins at 49°36.177'N 124°23.857'W near Davie Bay Types of Shellfish Present. 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