D&D PACIFIC FISHERIES - DAILY FISHERY SYNOPSIS
    Updated: December  4 , 2022   9:23 AM
2022-2023 RSU SEASON 
RSU NORTH COAST FISHERY Status  Comments (no activity unless posted) Click here for Red Sea Urchin Area RQ's
North Coast Fishing protocol - (click here to view fishing protocol)
RU01a Lepas Bay CLOSED  
RU1b Frederick Island CLOSED  
RU2a Langara Island CLOSED  
RU02b Virago Sound CLOSED  
RU03b Kunga Island CLOSED  
RU04b Section Cove CLOSED  
RU04c Murchison-Gogit CLOSED KELP RESTORATION PROJECT
RU05a Skincuttle Inlet CLOSED  
RU05b Carpenter Bay CLOSED  
RU06 Lower 2E CLOSED  
RU07 Lower 2W CLOSED  
RU8a Flamingo CLOSED  
RU08b Englefield CLOSED  
RU09  Van Inlet CLOSED  
RU10 Rennel Sound CLOSED  
RU11 Hippa Island CLOSED  
RU12 Port Louis CLOSED  
RU13a Dundas Island North OPEN  
RU13b Dundas Island South  OPEN  
RU13c Melville Island  OPEN  
RU13d Nares Island  OPEN  
RU14 Tree Nob OPEN  
RU15 Outside Stephens Island -BOUNDARY CHANGE SEE APP. 10 CHP - NEW QMA CHART ON D&D WEB OPEN  
RU16 Inside Stephens Is. -  OPEN  
RU17 Kelp Pass -  OPEN  
RU18a Edeye Pass  -BOUNDARY CHANGE SEE APP. 10 CHP - NEW QMA CHART ON D&D WEB OPEN  
RU18b Oval Bay - BOUNDARY CHANGE SEE APP. 10 CHP - NEW QMA CHART ON D&D WEB OPEN  
RU19 Porcher Inlet OPEN  
RU20a Cape George OPEN  
RU20b Freeman Pass. - OPEN ACTIVE
RU21 Willis Bay OPEN ACTIVE
RU22a Hankin Rock OPEN  
RU22b Beaver Pass. OPEN  
RU23 Upper Principe Ch. OPEN  
RU24a Mid Principe Channel OPEN  
RU24b Lower Principe Channel.  OPEN  
RU25 Petrel Channel OPEN  
RU26 Larsen Hbr OPEN  
RU27a Upper Banks Island OPEN  
RU27b Mid Banks Island OPEN  
RU28 Bonilla Is. OPEN  
RU29 Kingkown Inlet CLOSING QUOTA ACHIEVED
RU30 Lower Banks Island OPEN  
RU31a/31b Moore Islands/Harvey Islands  OPEN  
RU32 Calamity Bay OPEN  
RU33 Otter Pass -  OPEN  
RU34a Langley Pass. OPEN  
RU34b Develin Bay OPEN  
RU35 Oswald Bay OPEN  
RU36a Estevan Group East OPEN  
RU36b Estevan Group South OPEN  
RU37 Rennison -  OPEN  
RU38a Campania Island West OPEN  
RU38c Surf Inlet OPEN  
RU38d Gil Island West OPEN BOUNDARY CHANGE SEE APP. 10 CHP - NEW QMA CHART ON D&D WEB
RU38e McKay Reach OPEN  
RU38f Whale Channel OPEN  
RU39 Upper West Aristazabal OPEN  
RU40 Woodcock Islands OPEN  
RU41 Normansell Islands OPEN Quota combined with RU40
RU42 Lower W. Aristazabal Island OPEN  
RU43 Upper Laredo Ch. OPEN  
RU44 Lower Laredo Ch. OPEN  
RU45 Laredo Inlet OPEN  
RU46a Laredo Sound OPEN  
RU46b Prior Pass OPEN  
RU47b Day Point CLOSED  
RU48 Milbanke Sound CLOSED  
RU49 Finlayson Channel CLOSED  
RU50 Mathieson Channel CLOSED  
RU51 Seaforth Channel CLOSED  
RU52 Tribal Group CLOSED  
RU53 Spider/ Kildidt CLOSED  
RU54 McNaughton Group CLOSED  
RU55 Hakai Pass CLOSED  
RU56a Nalau Pass CLOSED  
RU56b Fitz Hugh Sound CLOSED  
RU57A Rivers Inlet CLOSED  
RU57b West Calvert Island CLOSED  
RU57c Grief Bay CLOSED  
RU58 Smiths Inlet CLOSED  
RSU SOUTH COAST FISHERY Status  Comments (no activity unless posted) Click here for Red Sea Urchin Area RQ's
11 Allison Harbour- Northern Vancouver Island Special Managment Area CLOSED  
12B Christie-Browning Pass- Northern Vancouver Island Special Managment Area CLOSED  
12C Port Hardy - Northern Vancouver Island Special Managment Area CLOSED  
12E Blackfish Sound OPEN ACTIVE
12F Deserters Group  - Northern Vancouver Island Special Managent Area OPEN  
12G Wells Pass - Northern Vancouver Island Special Managent Area OPEN ACTIVE
12H Northern Johnstone Strait CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
12K Port McNeill -  PUHA - DECEMBER 10TH OPENING CLOSED  
12L Stephenson Islets  OPEN  
13A Kelsey Bay Proper  OPEN  
13B Campbell River South OPEN  
13C Campbell River North OPEN ACTIVE
13D Campbell River East OPEN  
13E Cordero Channel OPEN  
13F Kelsey Bay East OPEN  
13G Stuart Island SUBAREAS 15-2 to 15-4 ADDED CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
13J Discovery Pass  OPEN  
14A Comox CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
14B Cape Lazo CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
17 Nanaimo - Portion set aside for Live Market Program OPEN  
18A Sidney CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
18B Mayne/Saturna Is. OPEN  
19 Victoria CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
20 Sooke CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
23D Area 23 &123- 23ABC COMBINED OPEN ACTIVE
 
GSU FISHERY 2022-23 Status  Comments (no activity unless posted) Click here for Green Sea Urchin Area RQ's
11 All subareas in QMA 11 - EXPLORATORY - LANDINGS WILL COME OFF QMA 12A or 12B OPEN  
12A WEST -12-1 to 12-21, 12-24, 12-26, 12-39 - except any closures -  OPEN ACTIVE
12B EAST -  12-22, 12-23, 12-27 to 12-38, 12-40 to 12-48 except any closures OPEN  
13A CAPE MUDGE - 13-1,13-14 and 13-15 CLOSED  QUOTA ACHIEVED
13B SOUTHERN JOHNSTONE STRAIT - aka Kelsey Bay subareas 13-27 to 13-35  OPEN  
13C CORDERO CHANNEL - subareas 13-23 to 13-26 & 13-36 to 13-43 OPEN ACTIVE
13D SONORA / DISCOVERY PASS NORTH - - 13-07 to 13-13 & 13-16 to 13-22 OPEN  
13E WILLOW POINT -   13-02 CLOSED  QUOTA ACHIEVED
13F DISCOVERY PASS SOUTH - 13-03, 13-04, 13-05 & 13-06 - NO FISHING IN FRONT OF VILLAGE CLOSED  QUOTA ACHIEVED
14 - All subareas in QMA 14 - OPEN CLEAN-UP ONLY
16 - SUNSHINE COAST - 14-03, 15-01 to 15-05, 16-01 to 16-04, 16-09 to 16-12, 16-16 to 16-22, QMA 28 All subareas except any closures - EXPLORATORY - LANDINGS WILL COME OFF QMA 13B OPEN  
18 SIDNEY - all subareas plus 19-6 and that portion of 19-5 north of a line running due east from Cormorant Point OPEN  
19A EAST - All subareas except 19-3, 19-6 & that portion of 19-5 south of a line running east from Cormorant Point OPEN ACTIVE
19B WEST - 19-03 OPEN  
20A SOOKE EAST- Portion of 20-05 EAST of Otter Pt. - 20-06 & 20-07 CLOSED  QUOTA ACHIEVED
20B SOOKE WEST- 20-01 to 20-04, & Portion of 20-05 WEST of Otter Pt.  OPEN  
 
SEA CUCUMBER FISHERY 2022-23  - OPEN Status  Comments:  (no activity unless posted) Click here for Sea Cucumber Area RQ's
NORTH COAST
5E ANGER ISLAND 5-16 CLOSED  
5F PRINCIPE NORTH  5-13 to 5-15 CLOSED  
5G PRINCIPE SOUTH  5-17 to 5-19 CLOSED  
6A GIL ISLAND 6-5, 6-26, 6-27, CLOSED  
6C TRUTCH ISLAND  6-9, 6-10 CLOSED  
6E PRINCESS ROYAL CHANNEL - Ptn of 6-20: 6-21, 6-22, 6-24 Klemtu CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
6J SURF INLET - 6-12  Klemtu CLOSED  
CENTRAL COAST
7H UPPER MATHIESON Ptn 7-9: 7-10 Klemtu CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7I LOWER MATHIESON Ptn 7-9 Klemtu CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7L ROSCOE INLET Ptn 7-15: 7-16 -  CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
70 FINLAYSON SOUTH  7-4 Klemtu CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7P MILBANKE SOUND Ptn 7-2 AND 7-3 Klemtu CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7Q (NEW) SEAFORTH CHANNEL Ptn 7-2 AND 7-3:  7-12, 7-20 to 7-22, 7-24 AND 7-32 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7R (NEW) QUEENS SOUND NORTH Ptn 7-18: 7-19, 7-23 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
7S (NEW) QUEENS SOUND SOUTH Ptn 7-18: 7-25 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
8C SPIDER/KILDIDT 7-26, 7-27, 7-28 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
9B SOUTH RIVERS INLET 9-2, 9-3, 9-10, 9-11 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
EAST COAST VANCOUVER ISLAND     
12G SW QC STRAIT 12-7, 12-8, 12-17 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
12H TURNOUR ISLAND 12-20, Ptn 12-26 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
12I GILFORD ISLAND NORTH 12-38, 12-39 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
15A WEST REDONDA CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
15B EAST REDONDA CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
15C SOUTH DESOLATION CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
16A SECHELT INLET CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
16B JERVIS INLET CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
16C TEXADA ISLAND CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
16D LASQUETI ISLAND CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
WEST COAST VANCOUVER ISLAND    
23A SE BARKLEY SND 23-3, Ptn 23-5 AND 23-6  OPEN ACTIVE
24A NORTH CLAYOQUOT 24-4 to 24-6, 24-14 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
24B SOUTH CLAYOQUOT 24-7, 24-10 OPEN ACTIVE
25A NOOTKA / TAHSIS 25-6, 25-8, 25-9, 25-12, 25-15 CLOSED  
25B MUCHALAT / TLUPANA 25-1 to 25-5 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
 
EUPHAUSIID FISHERY 2022 - OPEN Status  Comments (no activity unless posted) Click here for Krill Area RQ's
16B STRAIT OF GEORGIA (15-1, 15-2, 15-3, 16-18 & ptn 16-11) OPEN ACTIVE
12A KNIGHT INLET (12-28 to 12-34) CLOSED  
13A BUTE INLET (13-18 to 13-22) CLOSED  
15A HOMFRAY/LEWIS/PRYCE CH. (15-5) CLOSED  
15B TOBA INLET (15-6) CLOSED  
16A JERVIS INLET (16-11 to 16-15) CLOSED  
           
PACIFIC OYSTER FISHERY  2022-23 - CLOSING DEC 31, 2022         REMAINING QUOTAS
         
2022-2023 PACIFIC OYSTER QUOTA BY MANAGEMENT AREA - EVCI          
QUOTA AREA - BEACH LOCATION QUOTA NUMBER STAT & SUB AREA STATUS COMMENTS
SOUTH OF COMOX HARBOUR 1411 14 - 11 OPEN    
BIRD COVE 5031 13 - 17 OPEN  
BLIND BAY 5032 16 - 16 OPEN  
DAVIE BAY 5036 16 - 21 OPEN  
EAST HERNANDO 5037 15 - 3 OPEN  
HERNANDO REEF 5042 15 - 3 OPEN  
KILLAM BAY 5054 16 - 13 OPEN  
LLOYD POINT 5047 15 - 5 OPEN  
MOUAT BAY 5052 16 - 21 OPEN  
SEAFORD 5058 15 - 5 OPEN  
SMELT BAY 5061 13 - 15 CLOSED QUOTA ACHIEVED
ST. VINCENT BAY (A&B) 5062 16 - 12 OPEN  
STAG AND DOG BAYS 5063 15 - 3 OPEN  
WEST HERNANDO 5071 15 - 3 OPEN  
SHARK SPIT 5122 13 - 15 OPEN  
TENEDOS BAY 6001 15 - 5 OPEN  
SAVARY IS. (A&B) 6005 15 - 2 OPEN  
SECHELT INLET (A&B) 7000 16 - 6 OPEN  
ATREVIDA REEF 7001 15 - 2 OPEN  
STORM BAY 7002 16 - 8 OPEN  
*Note:Tenedos Bay (Seasonal water quality closures in place due to summer boating traffic)  
   
2022-2023 PACIFIC OYSTER QUOTA BY MANAGEMENT AREA - WVCI          
QUOTA AREA - BEACH LOCATION QUOTA NUMBER STAT-SUB AREA STATUS COMMENTS
HISNIT (A&B) 5043 25 - 4 OPEN  
TOQUAHT (A,B&C) 5068 23 - 10 OPEN  
MOOYAH BAY 5118 25 - 3 OPEN  
PIPESTEM INLET (A,B&C) 6007 23 - 10 OPEN
TLAPANA INLET 7003 25 - 5 OPEN  
           
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