When do hunting and trapping regulations go into effect in BC?

The Regulations Synopsis: The 2018-2020 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis is effective from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020. The Regulations Synopsis is a guide to hunting and trapping in B.C. for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons.

How do I get a hunting license in BC?

You can apply for your FWID and hunting credentials online or at Service BC or FrontCounter BC. The Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit is a federal government permit. It is available for purchase online, and through Canada Post Offices and some independent vendors.

Where can I find the results of the BC hunting draw?

Maps of the area, including downloadable georeferenced maps, are available at Motor Vehicle Prohibitions. Results are available by signing in to BC Hunting online, or by contacting the FrontCounter BC contact centre at 1-877-855-3222. You may check the results of the draw by signing in to BC Hunting Online or by contacting FrontCounter BC.

What is the hunting&trapping regulations synopsis?

The Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis is a summary of the B.C. hunting and trapping regulations made under the Wildlife Act, prepared for the convenience of hunters and trappers. The Regulations Synopsis: Sets out general hunting information. Summarizes important hunting regulations. Defines open seasons with maps indicating closed areas.

Can a non resident Hunt in BC with a hunting licence?

The Province of B.C. introduced restricted and unrestricted non-resident/non-resident alien hunting licences in hunting licence year 2018/19. You must complete hunter safety training to be eligible to apply for an unrestricted licence and hunt small game unaccompanied. This new policy is in effect on March 1, 2018, affecting pre-sales.

What is the hunting and trapping regulation synopsis?

The Regulations Synopsis is a guide to hunting and trapping in B.C. for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons. Corrections and updates: Changes to regulations in 2020/21 or 2021/22 are updated in the online version of the synopsis and specific details are listed on the Hunting and Trapping Regulation Synopsis Corrections and Updates page.

How many trappers are there in BC?

In British Columbia, some 3,500 trappers actively manage 17 types of furbearing animals, following standards, legislation and regulation developed by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. About half of the province’s trappers are Aboriginal.

What happened to the 2020-2022 hunting&trapping regulations synopsis?

This regulation was erroneously removed from the printed version of the 2020-2022 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis and the online version prior to August 10, 2020. The closed dates for the Linklater Creek Motor Vehicle for Hunting Closed Area (MVHCA) is Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 (not Sept. 1 to June 30 as stated in the printed synopsis).