Non-Resident Angler Regulations

In 2012, as part of the Quality Waters Strategy a number of new angling regulations were added to the Skeena watershed including restrictions on non-resident anglers. These changes apply to the Bulkley, Babine, Morice, Kispiox, Suskwa, Kitseguecla, Kitwanga, Skeena (section 4), Zymoetz Class I section, Zymoetz Class II section, Lakelse and Kitsumkalum rivers.

For more information, view the Steelhead Regulation 2012 Brouchure. As always consult the most recent version of the provincial fishing regulations before heading out.

Regulation Changes Q&A’s

Frequently asked questions and answers regarding Skeena Steelhead Regulation changes.

Options for non-Canadians during Restricted Time and Zones

As a result of regulation changes to steelhead fishing in the Skeena Region, non-Canadian anglers are subject to restrictions that did not formerly exist.

River-by-River Summary

A river-by-river summary of the non-resident angler regulations.