Frequently Asked Questions


  • Who needs a licence to fish in BC?

  • Where and how do I purchase a fishing licence?

  • What do I do if I've lost my licence?

  • What are the freshwater fishing regulations for BC?

Fish Stocking Program

  • What lakes are stocked in BC?

  • Who decides what to stock and which lakes to stock?

  • What species does the society stock?

  • Want to stock your pond?

  • What are the differences between the various strains of rainbow trout?

  • What is a triploid and why are they stocked?

Lake Biology

  • What is turnover and when does it occur?

  • What is winterkill?

  • What is summerkill?