Changes to the B.C. Freshwater Fishing regulations are in effect across certain areas of the province, with many streams closed to fishing due to high temperatures and drought conditions.
As of July 29th, 2021, there will be several streams in Region 4 (Kootenay) that are closed to fishing until September 15, 2021, from 2p.m. until 12a.m.
The Region 4 closures include the following:
Michel Creek (excluding Alexander Creek and its tributaries), Morrissey Creek, Lizard Creek, Coal Creek, Sand Creek and the St. Mary River (from the outlet of St. Mary Lake to its confluence with the Kootenay River).
The closure also includes all streams in management units 4-3 to 4-9 (except the main stem of Columbia and Kootenay Rivers).
There are also closures in Region 8 (Okanagan), Region 6 (Skeena), Region 5 (Cariboo) and Region 3 (Thompson).
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