Summit Lake

Regulation Number: 
2023-04-03
Status: 
Proposed
Region: 
Region 4 - Kootenay
MU: 
4-23
Regulation Type: 
Method/Gear/Bait
Species: 
All species, focus on stocked trout
Closing Date: 
January 6, 2023 at midnight
Decision Statement: 

Pending

Current Regulations: 

No ice fishing

Trout/char daily quota = 2; bait ban, single barbless hook

Proposed Regulations: 

Remove all wording from water-specific regulations table in the synopsis, default to regional regulations.

Rationale: 

Local stakeholder request to adopt more family-oriented fishing regulations and promote angling opportunity. Periodic winterkill or partial winterkill at this lake makes it difficult to achieve consistent trophy trout which was the objective of the current regulations.

Additional Information: 

There are no fish conservation issues related to Summit Lake MU 4-23 (stocked lake).