The District of New Hazelton has lots of opportunity for boating and fishing. If you would like to participate in either fishing or boating certain laws and regulations must be followed.
A Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required to operate power-driven boats and watercraft in Canada - It’s The Law.
Boaters can obtain their official Pleasure Craft Operator Card, commonly known as a boat license or boat card, by successfully passing the BOATsmart! exam.
The Hazeltons are the ideal location for fishing; whether it is for a family day of fun or for serious anglers our waters offer the ultimate year-round fishing experience. There is access to the Bulkley, Skeena and Kispiox Rivers; along with many lakes and streams. If you need some help there are fishing guides in the area and many friendly locals who are willing to share secrets about their favourite fishing hole.
Looking for other things to do while in town fishing? Go to: http://www.steelheadparadise.com/explore/
For information regarding the rules and regulations about fishing in the region please consult: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations/#Synopsis
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