Special Fishing Restrictions

Issued: April 07, 2020




Pursuant to subsection 35(1) of the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations, the following special restrictions are in place within Ivvavik National Park:

  • Daily catch and possession limit for Dolly Varden char is 1 fish;
  • Aggregate daily catch and possession limit for all species is 3 fish;
  • The following areas (as per the attached map) are closed to angling:
    • Firth River Fish Holes;
    • Aufeis Area from Margaret Lake upstream to the park boundary;
    • Joe Creek Fish Holes area from Aspen Creek upstream to park boundary;
    • Trout Lake;
    • Roland Lake;
    • Babbage River upstream of Babbage Falls;
    • Two small unnamed lakes located at 69° 25' 47.3"N, 139° 38' 32.8"W and 69° 25' 33.5" N, 139° 37' 43.1"W

Anglers are reminded that they must possess a valid National Park Fishing Permit, and follow the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations when fishing in National Parks. Permits are available from the Parks Canada office in Inuvik.