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Conservation officers issue tickets, seize fish during weekend patrols on Shuswap Lake

Five fish were seized by conservation officers, and tickets and warnings were issued, during patrols this past weekend on Shuswap Lake.
Image Credit: TWITTER/B.C. Conservation Officer Service

Five fish were seized by conservation officers, and tickets and warnings were issued, during patrols this past weekend on Shuswap Lake.

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service was out on Shuswap Lake on April 30 and May 1 conducting angling inspections.

In a tweet, the conservation officer service said it had issued 17 violation tickets and 34 warnings during the course of the weekend.

"Multiple violations were observed, including over limits, keeping undersized fish, and angling with more than one line," the conservation officer service said.

The conservation officers seized five fish from anglers in the lake. They also caught two men fishing in a closed area of the Seymour Arm with prohibited angling gear and no fishing licences.

The conservation officer service would like to remind the public to read the regulation before they head out fishing, as there are a number of regulations specific to Shuswap Lake as well as areas closed to angling.

For information about freshwater fishing regulations in B.C. go here.


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