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 9 Ed. 7 Fisheries Regulations. G 65
RETURN
To an Order of the House for copies of Regulations issued by the Government under
the " British Columbia Fisheries Act," and other information included in the
Order.
W. J. BOWSER,
Commissioner of Fisheries.
Attorney-General's Department,
March 9th, 1909.
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT, 1901."
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has been pleased to make regulations
as follows :—
That fishing by means of nets of any kind or description is prohibited in the waters of
the estuary of Cowichan River, including Cowichan Bay, within an imaginary line running
from Serpentine Point to Cowichan Head, except under authority of a fishing lease, permit or
licence, issued by or under the authority of the Government of the Province of British
Columbia.
Dated this 7th day of June, A.D. 1907.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary.
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT,  1901."
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has been pleased to make regulations as
follows :—
That fishing by means of nets of any kind or description be prohibited in the waters of
the estuary of Campbell River, including the bay into which this river empties, within an
imaginary line running from the extreme northerly point of the Indian Reserve on the east
shore of Campbell River to the north-east corner of Lot 132, Sayward District, except under
authority of a fishing lease, permit, or licence, issued by or under the authority of the Government of the Province of British Columbia.
Dated this 2nd day of July, A. D. 1907.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary.
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT, 1901."
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has been pleased to make regulations as
follows :—
That fishing by means of nets of any kind or description be prohibited in the waters of
the estuary of Englishman's River, including the bay into which this river empties, within an
imaginary line running from the extreme easterly point forming the bay into which Englishman's River empties to the headland forming the western extremity of said bay, except under
authority of a fishing lease, permit, or licence, issued by or under the authority of the Government of the Province of British Columbia.
Dated this 2nd day of July, A. D. 1907.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary. G 66 Fisheries Regulations. 1909
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT,  1901."
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has been pleased to make regulations as
follows :—
That under the powers conferred by section 9 of the " British Columbia Fisheries Act,
1901," as enacted by section 8 of chapter 26 of the Statutes of 1902, the following regulations
be made :
Taking, catching or killing or having in possession any trout of any kind or species,
except Steelhead trout (Salmo gairdneri), between the fifteenth day of November in any year
and the twenty-fifth day of March in the following year is prohibited, except under authority
of a fishing lease, permit or licence, issued under the provisions of the "British Columbia
Fisheries Act, 1901."
Taking, catching or killing any Steelhead trout (Salmo gairdneri), above tide-water
between the fifteenth day of November in any year and the twenty-fifth day of March in the
following year, and the having in possession any trout taken, caught or killed, between said
dates, is prohibited, except under authority of a fishing lease, permit or licence, issued under
the provisions of the "British Columbia Fisheries Act."
The above regulations do not apply to children under fifteen years of age. .
Dated this 6th day of December, A. D. 1907.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary.
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT, 1901."
His Honour the Administrator of the Government in Council has been pleased to make
regulations as follows :—
23rd April, 1908.
Salmon Fishery Regulations.
1. In the following regulations "take salmon" shall mean the taking or catching of
salmon by means of boat and net or by fish trap, and a person shall be deemed to take salmon
and to require to obtain a licence under these regulations who take salmon by means of a boat
and net or by means of a fish trap, who acts as boat-puller of a person so engaged, or who in
any way assists in operating a fish trap.
2. For the purposes of these regulations the Province shall be divided into four districts
namely : —
(a.) The Fraser River District, described as follows :—Commencing at a point in the 49th
parallel due south of the most westerly point in the bridge across the Fraser River, at the City
of New Westminster; thence north in a straight line through said most westerly point in said
bridge to the 50th parallel; thence west along the 50th parallel to the 124th meridian; thence
south along the 124th meridian to a point in said meridian due west of the most southerly,
point in Sidney Island; thence west in a straight line through said most southerly point in
Sidney Island, to the International Boundary Line in Haro Strait; thence northerly, following
said International Boundary Line to the 49th parallel; thence east along the 49th parallel to
the point of commencement:
(b.) The Coast District, described as follows :—All that part of the Province lying west
of the east boundary of the Fraser River District produced north to the north boundary of
the Province and produced south to the 48th parallel not included in the Fraser River
District:
(c.) The Langley District, described as follows :—The bed and waters of the Fraser River
between the east boundary of the Fraser River District and the south-west side of the railway
bridge across the Fraser at Mission :
(d.) The Inland District, described as follows :—All of the Province not included in the
Fraser River, Coast and Langley Districts.
3. No person shall take salmon of any kind in any of the waters of this Province, unless
authorised so to do by a licence issued under the provisions of these regulations.
4. A licence to take salmon for one year, from the 1st day of January until the 31st day
of December, may be obtained from the Commissioner of Fisheries, upon payment of a fee of
two dollars and fifty cents. 9 Ed. 7 Fisheries Regulations. G 67
5. Such a licence shall authorise the licensee to take sockeye salmon in the Fraser River
and Langley Districts, between the 9th day of July and the 25th day of August, and in the
Coast District between the 1st day of June and the 31st day of December; to take other kinds
of salmon in the Fraser River and Langley Districts between the 1st day of January and the
25th day of August, and between the 15th day of September and the 31st day of December,
and in the Coast District between the 1st day of January and the 31st day of December:
Provided, however, that such licence shall not authorise the taking of salmon in the Inland
District and shall not authorise the taking of salmon in the Fraser River District between 6
am. of every Saturday and 6 p.m. of the following Sunday; in the Langley District between
6 a.m. of every Saturday and 6 p.m. of the following Monday; and in the Coast District within
the hours prohibited by the Dominion Fishery Regulations.
6. A licence issued under these regulations shall be in the form and subject to the
conditions prescribed from time to time by the Commissioner of Fisheries.
7. Any person who shall take salmon without a licence issued under these regulations, or
who shall take salmon at a time not authorised b}7 a licence issued under these regulations
shall be guilty of an offence against these regulations and the " British Columbia Fisheries
Act, 1901," and amending Acts.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary.
"BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHERIES ACT, 1901."
His Honour the Administrator of the Government in Council has been pleased to make
regulations as follows :—
That in order to prevent the destruction of the fry of salmon and trout the following
regulation be passed, namely :—The placing or planting of black bass or the ova of black bass
in any of the waters of the Province is hereby prohibited.
Dated this 24th day of April, A. D. 1908.
(Signed)        Henry Esson Young,
Provincial Secretary.
Officials Appointed under Authority of the " British Columbia Fisheries Act," in
1908, giving Compensation.
John Pease Babcock, Deputy Commissioner of Fisheries; October 15th, 1901 ; $3,000 per
year.    Travelling expenses, January 1st to December 1st, 1908, $798.80.
LeRoy Ledgerwood, Fish Culturist; May 1st, 1903; $1,500 per year.
Samuel North, Chief Fisheries Overseer and Acting Constable, Fraser River; May 15th
to November 30th ; $100 per month.    Travelling and living expenses, $307.45.
Robert Reid, Fishery Overseer and Acting Constable, Fraser River; May 15th to
November 30th ; $80 per month.    Travelling and living expenses, $179.15.
George Whiteside, Fishery Overseer, Fraser River; July 5th to July 25th; $80 per
month.    Travelling and living expenses, $50.05.
W. Moore, Fishery Overseer, Fraser River; July 31st to August 26th; $80 per month.
Travelling and living expenses, $43.55.
T. G. Wynn, Fishery Overseer and Constable, Skeena River; May 15th to October 31st;
$80 per month. Travelling and living expenses, including trip to the spawning grounds of the
Skeena River, $180.30.
A. G. Phipps, Fishery Overseer and Constable, Rivers Inlet; May 15th to December 7th;
$80 per month.    Travelling and living expenses, including a trip to spawning grounds, $232.15.
Angus McLeod, Fishery Overseer and Acting Constable, Rivers Inlet; June 8th to
October 9th ; $75 per month.    Travelling and living expenses, $79.85.
C. P. Hickman, Fishery Overseer and Constable, Naas River; May 15th to October 31st;
$80 per month. Travelling and living expenses, including trip to the spawning grounds of
Naas River, $307.20. G 68 Fisheries Regulations. 1909
Firms Obtaining Cannery and Fish-Packing Establishment Licences, 1908.
R. E. Gosse, 1, $100; B. C.  Packers,  12, $1,200; J.  H. Todd  & Son, 4,  $400; B. C.
Canning Co., 2, $200; Wm. Hickey Canning Co., 1, $100; A. B. C.  Packing Co.,  4,  $400;
Malcolm, Cannon Co., 2, $200 ; Engelb Wiese, 1, $100 ; Kildala Packing Co., 3, $300 ; Robert
Draney, 2, $200; Cassiar Packing Co.. 1, $100 ; Wallace Bros. Packing Co., 2, $200; Skeena
River Commercial Co., 1, $100; Clayoquot Sound Canning Co., 1,$100; Port Nelson Canning
Co., 1, $100; Kincolith Packing Co.', 2, $200; St. Mungo Canning Co., 2, $200; Arrandale
Canning Co., 1, $100; Canadian Canning Co., 2, $200; Lee Coy,  1, $100; Duncan MacKenzie, 1, $100; Strathcona Packing Co.,  1, $100; Quathiaski Canning Co.,  1, $100; Alberni
Packing Co., 1, $100; Barclay Sound Packing Co., 1, $100 ; John Wallaee, 1, $100 ; Kondo
& Hamanish Co., 1, $100 : U. Kuroyama & Co., 1, $100 ; S. Yoshida, 1, $100 ; C. Nakamura
1, $100; K. Yamamoto,  1, $100; K. Kishino,  1,  $100;  G.  Shimono & Nagata,   1, $100
Motokichi Nisho, 1, $100; J. Oikawa, 1, $100;   J. Karenaga,  1, $100; S.  Santo,  1, $100
Kikumatsu Oye, 1, $100; Seijiro Koba, 1, $100; Y Yoshisaki, 1, $100; R. Sabata, 1, $100
M. Mishimoto,   1, $100; T. Tekenaka,  1, $100; U.  Nishimura,   1. $100; Y. Sato, 1, $100
S. Tanaka, 3, $300 ; A. Bradford, 1, $100; C. Naganobu, 1, $100; S. Ichihara, 1, $100; F.
Aikawa, 1, $100.
There were 5,269 licences sold to individual fishermen at $2,50 each, which netted
$13,172.50.
Infraction of Fisheries Act and Regulations.
The names of persons proceeded against for infractions of the Fisheries Act and
Regulations ; the offences charged in each case; the results of prosecutions in each case; the
amount of costs in each case :—
Chief Constable's Office,
Westminster Police District, January 30th, 1909.
John Kendall, charged with taking salmon without a licence on July 1.3th, 1908; before
Magistrate on July 18th, and adjourned till the 24th July, when he was convicted and fined
$10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs not paid ; case appealed and conviction quashed on appeal
to Full Court.
William Kendall, charged with taking salmon without a licence on July 20th, 1908;
before Magistrate on July 24th, 1908; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs
paid to Captain Pittendrigh, S. M.
E. Santain (Jap), charged with taking salmon during prohibited hours July 18th; before
Magistrate on July 24th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs paid to
Captain Pittendrigh, S. M.
0. Tarakichi (Jap), charged with taking salmon during prohibited hours on July 18th ;
before Magistrate on July 24th ; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs paid
to Captain Pittendrigh, S. M.
T. Soma (Jap), charged with taking salmon during prohibited hours on July 18th ;
convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs paid to Captain Pittendrigh, S. M., on
July 24th, day of conviction.
T. Sato (Jap), charged with taking salmon during prohibited hours on July 18th; before
Magistrate on July 24th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and costs paid to
Captain Pittendrigh, S. M.
Squamish Charlie (Indian), charged with taking salmon without a licence on July 20th,
1908; before Magistrate on July 24th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine and
costs paid to Captain Pittendrigh, S. M.
Nels Johnson, charged with taking salmon without a licence on July 13th; before
Magistrate on July 18th; remanded till July 24th; convicted, but no fine imposed.
Henry Bailey, charged with fishing during prohibited hours on August 3rd; before
Magistrate on August 14th ; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs.    Fine not paid.
Arthur Maxon, charged with fishing during prohibited hours on August 3rd; before
Magistrate on August 14th ; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs.    Fine not paid.
Dyke Henry Fry, charged with fishing during prohibited hours on August 3rd; before
Magistrate on August 14th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs.
Charles Bournes, charged with fishing during prohibited hours on August 3rd; before
Magistrate on August 14th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs.    Fine not paid. 9 Ed. 7
Fisheries Regulations.
G 69
John Kendall, charged with taking salmon without a licence on August Sth; before
Magistrate on August 14th (second offence); convicted and fined $50 ; in default of payment
two months. Fine not paid; commitment sent to Mr. Robert Cassidy, K. C, to await
advice from the Attorney-General.    On appeal to Full Court, conviction quashed.
William Kendall, charged with taking salmon without a licence on August 8th ; before
Magistrate on August 14th ; convicted and fined $20. Fine not paid ; ditto as to commitment.
On appeal to Full Court, conviction quashed.
George Brouse, charged with taking salmon without a licence on August 8th; before
Magistrate on August 14th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs. Fine not paid ; ditto as
to commitment.
E. Knudson, charged with taking salmon without a licence on August 10th ; before
Magistrate on August 14th, 1908; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs ; not paid; ditto as
to commitment.
Alexander Ritchie, charged with taking salmon without a licence on August 10th; before
Magistrate on August 14th ; fined $10 and $2 costs.    Fine not paid; ditto as to commitment.
Oden Lee, charged with fishing without a licence on August 10th ; before Magistrate on
August 14th; case dismissed.
A Lee, charged with fishing without a licence on August 10th; before Magistrate on
August 14th ; case dismissed.
Olie Lee, charged with fishing without a licence on August 10th ; before Magistrate on
August 14th; case dismissed.
Robert Fletcher, charged with fishing without a licence on the 3rd August; before
Magistrate on August 14th; convicted and fined $10 and $2 costs, and in default 14 days.
Fine not paid ; commitment sent to Mr. Robert Cassidy, K. C, to await instructions from the
Attorney-General.
Mr. Robert Cassidy, K. G, was the only Counsel that appeared for the Provincial
Government.
The amount of fees, travelling and other expenses paid or to be paid to prosecuting
attorney :—Robert Cassidy K. C, in all prosecutions under Fisherv Act and Regulations and
on appeal to Full Court, $1,241.80.
Total expenditures in connection with the enforcement of the Fisheries Act, June 1st,
1908, to December 31st, 1908, exclusive of attorney fees. $14,206.20.
The following statement gives in detail the returns from each district :—
Licence Collections of the Fishery Department, 1908.
Fishermen.
Canneries.
Fish Packing
Establishments.
Total for
District.
District.
Number.
1,857
1,196
1,751
377
88
5,269
Amount.
$4,642 50
2,990 00
4,377 50
942 50
220 00
Number.
10
13
12
3
6
Amount.
Number.
Amount.
Amount.
Fraser River	
Rivers Inlet	
Skeena River	
Naas River	
Outside Districts . ..
$1,000 00
1,300 00
1,200 00
300 00
600 00
17
3
3
2
9
34
$1,700 00
300 00
300 00
200 00
900 00
$7,342 50
4,590 00
5,877 50
1,442 50
1,720 00
Total
$13,172 50
44
$4,400 00
$3,400 00
$20,972 50
VICTORIA, b. c.
Printed by Richard Wolff.ndkn, I.S.O., V.D., Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1909. 

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