No Fishing: in any stream in Region 4 from Apr 1 - June 14 (see tables for additional closed times or exceptions).
Trout/char release: in streams from Nov 1-Mar 31 (see tables for additional dates or exceptions).
Single barbless hook: must be used in all streams of Region 4, all year.
Classified Waters: many East Kootenay Rivers and their tributaries are Classified Waters and require a supplemental Classified Waters Licence, see page 7, map of waters on page 34, and the Water-Specific Regulations tables (pages 36-41).
|Water||In-season correction/change||Effective date|
|Kootenay Lake - Main Body||Page 38 - Kootenay Lake - Main Body: The annual quota of rainbow trout over 50 cm is 20 per year (not 10 per year).||April 1, 2023|