Halibut Fishing in Nanaimo

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Information and regulations affecting halibut fishing in BC.

2017 HALIBUT LIMITS

Halibut

2015-08-27 14.15.31
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Halibut fishing open March 1, 2018 see DFO update notice .

  • The maximum head on length for halibut is 133 cm (Approx. 101 cm head off).
  • The daily limit for halibut is one (1).
  • The possession limit for halibut is two (2), only one of which may be greater than 83 cm, head-on (approx. 63 cm head off) in length.
  • The annual limit is six (6) halibut per licence holder, as set out on the 2016-2017 Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence.
  • All halibut retained by the licence holder shall be immediately recorded in ink on the 2016-2017 Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence. The area from which each halibut is caught and its length (cm) shall immediately be recorded on licence.

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