Hunting/Trapping Regulations

Titlesort descending Species Region MU Regulation Type Status Closing Date
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
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
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
Alexander Creek Motor Access Management Area All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
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
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
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
Chauncey Todhunter Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
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
Close Carcross Caribou General Open Season Caribou Region 6 - Skeena 6-27 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
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
Close Salmo Bighorn Sheep LEH Hunting Opportunity Bighorn Sheep Region 4 - Kootenay 4-8 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
Close Yohetta Mountain Goat LEH Season Mountain Goat Region 5 - Cariboo 5-4 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
Closure of Edziza Caribou LEH Season Caribou Region 6 - Skeena 6-21 Limited Entry Hunting 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
Columbia Lake Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-25 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
Compulsory Reporting of Harvested Feral Pigs Feral Pig Province-Wide General Open Season 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
Create Mountain Goat LEH Opportunity in Yash-Yedhe Mountain Goat Region 7B - Peace 7-51 Limited Entry Hunting 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
Dutch Creek-Findlay Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-26 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
East Flathead Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
Galton Range Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-2 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
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
Holt Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-34 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
Implement Elk LEH opportunity on private land Elk Region 5 - Cariboo 5-2 Limited Entry Hunting 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
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
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
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
Increase LEH Mountain Goat Hunting Opportunities Mountain Goat Region 8 - Okanagan 8-9 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
Infrared Optics All Province-Wide Firearm Restrictions, General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting 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
Lang Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-34 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
Linklater Creek Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-3 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
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
Moose Hunting in MUs 6-28 and 6-29 Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-28, 6-29 General Open Season 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
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
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
Northwest Peace - Moose Compulsory Inspection Moose Region 7B - Peace 7-51, 7-52, 7-53 General Open Season 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
Oveson Creek (Iron-Lime) Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closure 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
Power Plant Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Precision Guided Firearms All Province-Wide Firearm Restrictions, 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
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
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
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
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
Remove Doc English Gulch Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area All Region 5 - Cariboo 5-14 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
Remove Puntzi and Upper Chilcotin River Motor Vehicle Closed Area Moose Region 5 - Cariboo 5-12 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
Repeal Waterfowler Heritage Days Ducks, Geese Province-Wide General Open Season 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
Revise LEH Range of Authorizations (ROA) for Moose Moose Region 6 - Skeena 6-7 Limited Entry Hunting 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
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
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
Scopes on Bows during Bow Only Seasons All Province-Wide General Open Season, 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
Sheep Mountain Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-22 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
Split Bighorn Sheep LEH Opportunity Into Two Zones Bighorn Sheep Region 3 - Thompson 3-32 Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020
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
Two Day Delay on Species Licences Caribou, Mountain Goat, Mountain Sheep, Wolverine Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting 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
Upper Flathead Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-1 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
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
Weigert Creek Motor Vehicle Prohibition All Region 4 - Kootenay 4-23 Motor Vehicle Restrictions 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
Winter Motor Vehicle Closed Area on Netalzul Mountain All Region 6 - Skeena 6-8 Motor Vehicle Restrictions Decided Jan 19, 2020
Wireless Trail Cameras During Fall Hunting Seasons All Province-Wide General Open Season, Limited Entry Hunting Decided Jan 19, 2020