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British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 (SOR/96-137)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-03-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE V(Sections 34, 35 and 38)

Gear, Close Times and Quotas for Molluscs, Echinoderms, Crustaceans and Shellfish in Tidal Waters

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
SpeciesDaily QuotaType of Gear or MethodClose Time
1Abalone1
  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Hand picking while snorkelling

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hand picking

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

2Clam
  • (1) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (1) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (2) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (2) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (3) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (3) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (4) Littleneck

  • (4) Hand digging

  • (4) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (5) Hand digging

  • (5) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (6) Hand digging

  • (6) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (7) Hand digging

  • (7) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (8) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (8) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

3Crab
  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) Hand picking while diving

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (e) Hand picking

  • (e) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) Hand picking while diving

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (e) Hand picking

  • (e) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (4) Hand picking

  • (4) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) Hand picking while diving

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (e) Hand picking

  • (e) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (6) Any species of crab not referred to in subitems (1) to (5)

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) Hand picking

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (e) Hand picking while diving

  • (e) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

4Ghost shrimp50
  • (a) Hand digging

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

5Giant barnacles6DivingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
6Goose barnacle2 kgHand pickingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
7Limpets75Hand pickingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
8Mussel
  • (1) Hand picking

  • (1) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (2) California

  • (2) Hand picking

  • (2) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

9Octopus1
  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

10Oysters15 oysters or 1/2 L. shuckedHand pickingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
11Sand dollars6Hand pickingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
12Scallop
  • (1) Purple-hinged rock

  • (a) Hand picking, using a knife to remove the adductor muscle while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (2) Pink and spiny

  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (3) Weather-vane

  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

13Sea cucumber12
  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

14Sea urchin12
  • (a) Hand picking while diving

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

15Shrimp200
  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Spear fishing while diving

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (c) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

16Squid5 kg
  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

17Starfish6
  • (a) Hand picking

  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

18Whelks75Hand pickingFrom 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31
19Any species of fish not referred to in items 1 to 1820
  • (a) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (b) Hand picking while diving

  • (b) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (d) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (e) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (f) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (f) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (g) Spear fishing while diving

  • (g) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (h) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • (i) Hand picking while snorkelling

  • (i) From 23:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs on December 31

  • SOR/98-545, s. 5
  • SOR/2001-156, ss. 15 to 17(F)
  • SOR/2002-380, s. 11
 
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