Regulations Synopsis Corrections and Updates

Updates/corrections in the online version of the synopsis are highlighted red.

Region Page Description Date
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Five new seasonal Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Areas within the Kootenay Region are in place, effective Oct 30, 2017.

  • MU 4-2 (Soowa Mountain)
  • MU 4-3 (Linklater Creek)
  • MU 4-5 (Lamb Creek)
  • MU 4-21 (Island Pond)
  • MU 4-22, 4-23 and 4-24 (White River and Bull River)

Maps of the restricted areas available online at http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/kootenay/eco/access.htm.

More information available at https://news.gov.bc.ca/15750.

Oct 30, 2017
6 67 Black bear hunting season closed in MUs 6-12 and 6-13 until April 1, 2018. June 4, 2017
5 LEH The Oct 15-31 and Nov 1-15 LEH moose seasons in Zones A and C of MU 5-13 (Hunt Codes 4189, 4190, 4197 and 4198) are now closed for 2017. Oct 6, 2017
3 43

New ATV for Hunting Restrictions in M.U. 3-28, 3-29 and 3-30 and that portion of M.U. 3-17 north of Highway 99. Click here to see map

Sep 29, 2017
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Motor Vehicle Hunting Restrictions, except designated roads, within portions of Management Units 5-3, 5-4, 5-12, 5-13, and 5-14. Click here to see Map

Sep 29, 2017
7B 80 Correction to Map number for Caribou bow only season Aug 15, 2017
All 41 Correction to web address for the sheep horn curl test June 27, 2017
1 29

Season Dates for Canada and Cackling Geese

Correction to the 2017-2018 Season Date in M.U. 1-1, 1-2, ▲1-4 to 1-7 which should read Jan 7, 2018.

April 18, 2017
4 50

Bull Elk bow only season (Sept 1 - Sept 9) in M.U. 4-1 to 4-9, 4-14 to 4-40

Error for bow only bull elk Sept 1-Sept 9 season, should have a triangle ▲ beside Bull, indicating that the antlers must accompany the species license.

April 18, 2017
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Caribou general open season hunt in M.U. 5-12 changed to Limited Entry Hunt

5 pt bull Caribou general open season is now under a Limited Entry Hunt season in M.U. 5-12.

March 20, 2017
4 49

Iron and Sand Creek Motor Vehicle Restrictions

Reverting the Access Management Area regulations in Iron and Sand Creek back to Motor Vehicle for hunting prohibitions.

Dec 19, 2016
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Compulsory Inspection Centres

Correction on CI locations.

Dec 6, 2016
All 5

Mountain Sheep – Mature Bighorn Ram

Clarification on definition of mature bighorn ram.

Nov 14, 2016
1 29

Deer Hunting Regulations

Clarification of deer hunting regulations on Vancouver Island.

Nov 10, 2016
7A 73

Motor Vehicle for Hunting Restrictions

Extension of the Motor Vehicle for Hunting Restrictions on the Morkill Forest Service Road from Aug 15-Nov 15 to Aug15-Nov 30.

Nov 10, 2016
6 64 Phone number error for Ministry Regional Office in Smithers. Aug 31, 2016
All 21

Compulsory Inspection of Mountain Goat

Removal of requirement to submit a portion of the hide.

Aug 18, 2016
6 66 Clarification of Moose hunting season in management units 6-19 and 6-23. Aug 18, 2016
1 29

Antlerless Mule deer bow only season (Aug. 25-Sept. 9)

Error for bow only season for antlerless mule deer Aug 25-Sept 9 season, management unit listed should be +1-10 not +1-15, also applies to footnote.  For hunting opportunities in MU 1-10 please contact the regional office at 1-250-751-7220.

Aug 16, 2016
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Motor vehicle access maps web address correction

Web address error under Notice to Hunters, should be www.env.gov.bc.ca/kootenay/eco/access.htm not www.env.gov.bc.ca/kootenay/eco/accessmaps.htm

Aug 16, 2016