Bait ban: In the Skeena River, including tributaries, and Nass River, including tributaries, year-round.
No fishing: in all rivers and streams for steelhead, May 15-June 15. Exemptions include mainstem portions of the Skeena River, Nass River, Iskut River, Stikine River and Taku River, not currently closed under the existing winter/spring closure regulation.
No fishing: in any stream in the watersheds of the Skeena River upstream of Cedarvale or Nass River upstream of Kitsault Bridge, Jan 1-June 15 (NOTE: Nass River mainstem is EXEMPT and Skeena River mainstem upstream of Cedarvale is only closed Jan 1- May 31). See tables for other exceptions.
No fishing: in any stream in the Iskut River watershed (upstream of Forest Kerr Canyon), Apr 1-June 30; and in the Fraser River watershed in Region 6, Apr 1-June 30.
Single barbless hook: must be used in all streams of Region 6, all year.
Set lining: is only permitted in the lakes of Region 6. Set lines are restricted to one line with a single hook with a gap of not less than 3 cm (see page 8). All set lines must be marked with the angler’s name, address and telephone number. See “Rules on Bait Usage” (page 8). Any game fish that you catch other than burbot must be released