How much is a senior fishing license in BC?
*As of the 2021/22 licence year, B.C. Resident Anglers aged 65 and over have the option to purchase an annual basic licence at the reduced rate of $5 or at the full B.C. Resident rate of $36.
Do I need a license to fish in BC?
Every angler who is 16 years of age or older will need to buy a Basic Licence which allows him or her to fish in the non-tidal waters of BC.
What license do I need to catch crab in BC?
tidal waters sport fishing license
You must have a tidal waters sport fishing license to harvest shellfish in salt water, including tidal water boundary areas in rivers. Identify your catch.
Do you need a license to catch crab in BC?
You must have a tidal waters sport fishing license to harvest shellfish in salt water, including tidal water boundary areas in rivers. Identify your catch. It is illegal to possess female Dungeness or Red Rock crabs. In crab, some kinds of contamination are primarily concentrated in the hepatopancreas.
Can I fish at night in BC?
Re: Fishing in the dark In general, it is allowed and most night time closures apply to freshwater salmon fisheries. For example, a browse through Region 2’s freshwater salmon fishing regulations, you’ll notice that “day light hours only” applies to systems such as Chilliwack River, Harrison River, etc.
Do you need a licence to fish in tidal waters in BC?
All anglers must have a licence to fish tidal (salt) waters in British Columbia. It is best to purchase your licence online before you head out, as many fishing locations do not have an Independent Access Provider who sells fishing licences.
Are there freshwater fishing licences in British Columbia?
The freshwater fishing licence does not include fishing in British Columbia’s coastal tidal waters. Tidal (saltwater) fishing regulations and licences are under the jurisdiction of the Canadian federal government. For more information and licence purchase visit the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Are there fishing clubs on the Bridgewater Canal?
If you would like to fish on the Canal, there are a number of fishing clubs which have a licence to fish on various stretches of the Canal. The clubs and the stretch of Canal they are responsible for can be found below. Please ensure you follow the Fishing Code of Practice which can be found here.
How old do you have to be to get an angling licence in BC?
Any British Columbia Resident who is severely and permanently disabled may apply for a Non-Tidal Angling Licence at the reduced fee of $1.05. Note: Licences are not required for anglers under 16 years of age. Review “Licensing Requirements” for full details The fee reduction is for the annual Non-Tidal Angling Licence ONLY.