What are Quality Waters?
Quality waters is a term used by fisheries managers and anglers to describe some of BC’s premier streams for angling. The Quality Waters granting program funds activities such as Angling Management Plans (AMPs), the River Guardian Program, and stock assessments on Classified Waters in BC. A full list of eligible activities is available here.
Where does the money come from?
Funding for Quality Waters projects comes from surcharges on licences to angle and/ or guide on Classified Waters in BC.
This program is currently limited to established projects. Application forms are provided directly to proponents for each regional project. For more information, contact Barb von Sacken at email@example.com or 250-940-3013.
Report forms are customized for each project will be provided to project leaders by email. Report forms are due by April 15th each year.
Each project funded under this program completes an annual report. The most recent summary reports are provided below. For earlier reports, please contact Barb von Sacken at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-940-9013.
2018_2021 Quality Waters Summary Report
3-273 Thompson-Okanagan Region
The Quality Waters program allows some flexibility for project leaders to make changes to their projects but certain amendments do require pre-approval from HCTF.