Hunting/Trapping Regulations

Title Species Region MU Regulation Type Status Closing Datesort descending
Standardize motor vehicle for hunting closure seasons in the Chilcotin Mule Deer, Cougar, Wolf, Black Bear Region 5 - Cariboo 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 5-12, 5-13 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Yohetta Mountain Goat LEH Season Mountain Goat Region 5 - Cariboo 5-4 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Remove Doc English Gulch Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 5 - Cariboo 5-14 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement Elk LEH opportunity on private land Elk Region 5 - Cariboo 5-2 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement White-tailed Deer Antlerless LEH Seasons White-tailed Deer Region 5 - Cariboo 5-1, 5-2, 5-13, 5-14 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Remove Moffat Lake-Spokin FSR Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 5 - Cariboo 5-2 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
New South Coast Elk LEH Hunts Roosevelt Elk Region 2 - Lower Mainland 2-5, 2-6, 2-8, 2-13, 2-14 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Remove Puntzi and Upper Chilcotin River Motor Vehicle Closed Area Moose Region 5 - Cariboo 5-12 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Carcross Caribou General Open Season Caribou Region 6 - Skeena 6-27 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Moose Hunting Boundary Clarification for the North Skeena Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-22, 6-23, 6-24 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Closure of Edziza Caribou LEH Season Caribou Region 6 - Skeena 6-21 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Reduce Ptarmigan Bag and Possession Limit in Portions of the Skeena Region Ptarmigan Region 6 - Skeena 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-8, 6-11, 6-15, 6-30 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
New no hunting and no shooting zone along Sea to Sky highway All Region 2 - Lower Mainland 2-6, 2-7, 2-9, 2-11 Firearm Restrictions, General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Black Bear Hunting in Coastal Bear Viewing Areas Black Bear Region 5 - Cariboo, Region 6 - Skeena 5-9, 6-3 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Revise LEH Range of Authorizations (ROA) for Moose Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-7 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Seasonal No Hunting Area – K’waal and Kitkiata watersheds All Region 6 - Skeena 6-11 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Moose Hunting in MUs 6-28 and 6-29 Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-28, 6-29 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Moose General Open Seasons - Kaska Dena High Cultural Use Areas Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-51, 7-52, 7-53 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Northwest Peace - Moose Compulsory Inspection Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-51, 7-52, 7-53 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Compulsory Reporting of Harvested Feral Pigs Feral Pig Province-Wide General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Precision Guided Firearms All Province-Wide Firearm Restrictions, General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
E-Bikes in Areas Where Motor Vehicles are Restricted or Prohibited Under the Wildlife Act All Province-Wide Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
South Skeena Bow Only Moose Seasons Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 6-11, 6-15, 6-30 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
South Skeena Compulsory Inspection for Moose Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 6-11, 6-12, 6-13, 6-14, 6-15, 6-16, 6-17, 6-18, 6-30 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Winter Motor Vehicle Closed Area on Netalzul Mountain All Region 6 - Skeena 6-8 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
East Flathead Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Infrared Optics All Province-Wide Firearm Restrictions, General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Using an Aircraft to Locate Wildlife for the Purpose of Hunting All Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Upper Flathead Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Pursuit Only Seasons Cougar Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Galton Range Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-2 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Scopes on Bows during Bow Only Seasons All Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Wigwam Flats-Mt. Broadwood/Sportsman Ridge Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-2 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Two Day Delay on Species Licences Caribou, Mountain Goat, Mountain Sheep, Wolverine Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Salmo Bighorn Sheep LEH Hunting Opportunity Bighorn Sheep Region 4 - Kootenay 4-8 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Repeal Waterfowler Heritage Days Ducks, Geese Province-Wide General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Weapons for Big Game Hunting Elk, Deer, Moose, Caribou, Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat, Bison, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, lynx, bobcat, or wolverine Province-Wide Firearm Restrictions, General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Wireless Trail Cameras During Fall Hunting Seasons All Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Change Mountain Goat GOS in MU 4-36 and Portion of 4-37 to LEH Mountain Goat Region 4 - Kootenay 4-36, 4-37 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Wolverine Trapping Season in Kootenay Region Wolverine Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 Trapping Decided Jan 19, 2020
Closure of Saltspring Island General Open Season for Ravens Raven Region 1 - Vancouver Island 1-1 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Adjust Mountain Goat Hunting Closures within the Driftwood, Mitchell, and Blanchet Ranges Mountain Goat Region 7A - Omineca 7-27, 7-28 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Cherry Creek-Bummers Flats Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-20, 4-21 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Create LEH subzones for Bighorn sheep in Bull River Bighorn Sheep Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Remove Compulsory Inspection Requirement for Wolf in Kootenay Region Wolf Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 General Open Season, Trapping Decided Jan 19, 2020
Change Mule Deer (antlerless and any buck) Seasons on Denman and Hornby Island Mule Deer (Black-tailed) Region 1 - Vancouver Island 1-6 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Reduce Number of Bighorn Sheep LEH Seasons for Mt Assiniboine Park Bighorn Sheep Region 4 - Kootenay 4-25 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Okanagan Waterfowl Season Sates Migratory Game Birds Region 8 - Okanagan 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 8-7, 8-8, 8-9, 8-10, 8-11, 8-12, 8-13, 8-14, 8-15, 8-21, 8-22, 8-23, 8-24, 8-25, 8-26 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Amend Antlerless Elk General Open Season Elk Region 7B - Peace 7-20, 7-21, 7-32, 7-33, 7-34, 7-35, 7-43, 7-44, 7-45, 7-46, 7-58 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement No Feeding or Baiting for Turkeys in the Kootenay Region Turkey Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Premier Ridge Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-21 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement No Intentional Feeding or Baiting for Ungulates in the Kootenay Region Mule Deer, White-tailed Deer, Elk, Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Oveson Creek (Iron-Lime) Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closure All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement Mule Deer Bow Only Season on Gulf, Denman and Hornby Islands Mule Deer (Black-tailed) Region 1 - Vancouver Island 1-1, 1-6 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Little Sand Creek Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Pickering Hills Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Pink Mountain Oct 1-15 Moose Hunting Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-44, 7-45, 7-57, 7-58 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Kluachesi Mountain Goat - Replace General Open Season with LEH Mountain Goat Region 7B - Peace 7-51 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Power Plant Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Replace Pink Mountain Caribou General Open Season with Limited Entry Caribou Region 7B - Peace 7-42, 7-47 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Zone F of 1-12 Oct 10 to Nov 20 LEH Bull Only Elk Hunt Elk Region 1 - Vancouver Island 1-12 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Sheep Mountain Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Agricultural Zone Either-Sex Elk LEH Season Elk Region 7B - Peace 7-20, 7-21, 7-32, 7-33, 7-34, 7-35, 7-45, 7-46 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Alexander Creek Motor Access Management Area All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Compulsory Inspection for Trapped Wolverine Wolverine Region 3 - Thompson 3-12, 3-13, 3-14, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17, 3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21, 3-22, 3-23, 3-24, 3-25, 3-26, 3-27, 3-28, 3-29, 3-30, 3-31, 3-32, 3-33, 3-34, 3-35, 3-36, 3-37, 3-38, 3-39, 3-40, 3-41, 3-42, 3-43, 3-44, 3-45, 3-46 Trapping Decided Jan 19, 2020
Chauncey Todhunter Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Expansion of Elephant Hill ATV Hunting Closure All Region 3 - Thompson 3-17, 3-28, 3-29, 3-30 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Upper Elk Valley – Fording River Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Revise Mountain Goat LEH Season Date Mountain Goat Region 3 - Thompson 3-15, 3-16, 3-32, 3-33, 3-35, 3-36, 3-42, 3-46 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Weigert Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Harmonize Coyote Hunting Season Coyote Region 3 - Thompson 3-26, 3-27, 3-28, 3-29, 3-30, 3-31, 3-32, 3-33, 3-34, 3-35, 3-36, 3-37, 3-38, 3-39, 3-40, 3-41, 3-42, 3-43, 3-44 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Moose Antlerless-Youth Only LEH Hunt Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-33, 7-34, 7-35, 7-44 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Columbia Lake Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-25 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Pink Mountain August Moose Season Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-33, 7-44, 7-57, 7-58 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Create Mountain Goat LEH Opportunity in Yash-Yedhe Mountain Goat Region 7B - Peace 7-51 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Dutch Creek-Findlay Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-26 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Dutch Creek and Brewer Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-26 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
New General Open Season for Mule Deer (Any Buck) Mule Deer Region 7B - Peace 7-33, 7-34, 7-35, 7-36, 7-44, 7-45, 7-46, 7-47, 7-48, 7-49, 7-50, 7-51, 7-52, 7-53, 7-54, 7-55, 7-56, 7-57, 7-58 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Holt Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-34 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement Year-round Motor Vehicle Closure on Dickebush Creek/Trapper Mainline Road All Region 7B - Peace 7-21 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting, Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Lang Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-34 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Implement Bison GOS and amend LEH zone boundaries Bison Region 7B - Peace 7-42, 7-57, 7-58 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Split Bighorn Sheep LEH Opportunity Into Two Zones Bighorn Sheep Region 3 - Thompson 3-32 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Agricultural Zone Antlerless Elk and Mule Deer LEH Authorizations Mule Deer, Elk Region 7B - Peace 7-20, 7-21, 7-32, 7-33, 7-34, 7-35, 7-45, 7-46 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Harmonize Non-native Game Bird General Open Seasons Chukar Partridge, Gray (Hungarian) Partridge, Pheasant, Quail Region 8 - Okanagan 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 8-7, 8-8, 8-9, 8-10, 8-11, 8-12, 8-13, 8-14, 8-15, 8-21, 8-22, 8-23, 8-24, 8-25, 8-26 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Expand Current No Hunting boundary for the Kalamalka Lake Park and Protected Area All Region 8 - Okanagan 8-22 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Revise White-tailed Deer Antlerless Season White-tailed Deer Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Liberalize Fall Turkey Hunting Opportunities Turkey Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Shorten West Kootenay Bull Elk General Open Season Elk Region 4 - Kootenay 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-37, 4-38 General Open Season Decided Jan 19, 2020
Increase LEH Mountain Goat Hunting Opportunities Mountain Goat Region 8 - Okanagan 8-9 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Remove the Highway #20 400m Single Projectile Prohibition All Region 5 - Cariboo 5-8 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Revise Start Date for Trapping Marten in Kootenay Region Marten Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-24, 4-25, 4-26, 4-27, 4-28, 4-29, 4-30, 4-31, 4-32, 4-33, 4-34, 4-35, 4-36, 4-37, 4-38, 4-39, 4-40 Trapping Decided Jan 19, 2020
Linklater Creek Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-3 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Amend Sheep Hunting Opportunities Within MU 5-4 and Create LEH Season Bighorn Sheep Region 5 - Cariboo 5-4 General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Close Antlerless Elk LEH Season in the Kootenay’s Elk Region 4 - Kootenay 4-2, 4-3, 4-6, 4-8, 4-20, 4-21, 4-22, 4-23, 4-25, 4-26, 4-35 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Hudson Bay Mountain_Smithers Community Forest No Shooting Areas All Region 6 - Skeena 6-9 Firearm Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020