Wednesday, August 31, 2022

More enforcement on Fisheries Violations take place in the Northwest

A recent fishery enforcement checkpoint in the Bulkley Valley
found a range ofviolations of fishing rules in British Columbia

A Five hour joint roadblock recently held by The BC Conservation Officer Service, Department of Fisheries and RCMP has once again highlighted the need for those taking to Drivers, streams and the oceans of the need to know the rules before dropping a line in the water.

An information update from the BC COS outlines the result of their enforcement action which saw $2,200  in fines assessed and 32 Sockeye salmon seized during the course of their five hour enforcement program at a road check on Highway 118 in the Bulkley Valley/Lakes region of the Northwest.

Highway 118 is the corridor that connects Granisle and Topley Landing with Topley at Highway 16.

BC Enforcement officers set up their road check along Highway 118

Officials note that among the violations encountered included over limits, improper licences and improper transportation.

You can follow more notes on the work of the BC COS from their Social Media stream.

A wider overview of the work of Emergency Responders across the Northwest is available from our archive page.

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