National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1120)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2017-02-13. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Sections 10, 11, 12, 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3)

PART I

Overall Length and Limits on Catch and Possession

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemNational Park of Canada WatersSpecies of FishOverall Length (where applicable) and Daily Catch and Possession Limit or Daily Catch Limit and Possession Limit
1(1)Banff (except the waters set out in subitem (2))
  • (a) Brook, speckled or sea trout

2
  • (b) Brown trout

2
  • (c) Bull trout

0
  • (d) Cutthroat trout

0
  • (e) Lake trout

2
  • (f) Rainbow trout

2
2
2
(2)The waters of Johnson Lake and adjacent inflow streams and beaver pondsTrout and charr (except Bull trout and Cutthroat trout)1
2(1)Jasper (except the waters set out in subitem (2))
  • (a) Northern pike

2
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2
  • (c) Bull trout

0
2
(2)Lac BeauvertWhitefish0
3Yoho
  • (a) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2
  • (b) Bull trout

0
2
4Waterton Lakes2
  • (b) Northern pike

2
  • (c) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2
  • (d) Bull trout

0
2
5Mount Revelstoke and Glacier
  • (a) Sockeye salmon (Kokanee)

5
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2
  • (c) Bull trout

0
2
6(1)Kootenay (except the waters set out in subitem (2))
  • (a) Sockeye salmon (Kokanee)

0
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2
  • (c) Bull trout

0
2
(2)Kootenay River and Vermilion River
  • (a) Sockeye salmon (Kokanee)

0
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Bull trout)

2, over 30 cm in overall length
  • (c) Bull trout

0
2
7Riding Mountain
  • (a) Northern pike

3, only one over 76 cm in overall length
1
2
5
  • (e) Yellow Perch

5
8Prince Albert
  • (a) Lake trout

1
  • (b) Northern pike

3
2
5
  • (e) Yellow perch

5
9Ivvavik
  • (a) Dolly Varden

3
3
  • (c) Lake trout

0
10Wood Buffalo5
  • (b) Northern pike

5
5
3, none under 43 cm in overall length
5
11Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada
  • (a) Dolly Varden

2
2
  • (c) Lake trout

3
  • (d) Northern pike

5
5
12Kluane and Kluane National Park Reserve of Canada, except the waters set out in item 134, under 40 cm in overall length
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Rainbow)

2, no Lake trout over 65 cm in overall length
  • (c) Northern pike

4, under 75 cm in overall length
  • (d) Rainbow trout

0
4
13The waters of the Kathleen River, Kathleen Lake, Louise Lake and the unnamed river joining those two lakes, in Kluane and Kluane National Park Reserve of Canada4, none from 40 to 48 cm in overall length, and only 1 over 48 cm in overall length
  • (b) Trout and charr (except Rainbow)

2, no Lake trout from 65 to 100 cm in overall length, and only 1 Lake trout over 100 cm in overall length
4
  • (d) Rainbow trout

0
  • (e) Sockeye salmon (Kokanee)

2
14AuyuittuqArctic charr4
15QuttinirpaaqArctic charr4
16Georgian Bay Islands2
  • (b) Muskellunge

1
  • (c) Northern pike

1
17Point PeleeAll0 (only catch and release are permitted)
18La Mauricie5
  • (b) Brook trout

5
  • (c) Lake trout

2
  • (d) Northern pike

3
19Prince Edward Island
  • (a) Striped bass

1, over 68 cm in overall length
  • (b) Brook, speckled or sea trout

5
20Kouchibouguac
  • (a) American eel

30, over 20 cm in overall length
  • (b) Soft-shell clam (recreational harvesting)

100, over 50 mm in overall length
  • (c) Soft-shell clam (commercial harvesting)

no limit, in the shell and all over 50 mm in overall length
  • (d) Atlantic salmon

0
  • (e) Striped bass

0
  • (f) Brook, speckled or sea trout

5
  • (g) Rainbow smelt

60
21(1)Kejimkujik (except the waters set out in subitem (2))
  • (a) Brook or speckled trout

5
  • (b) White perch

10
  • (c) Yellow perch

10
  • (d) Soft-shell  clam

100, in the shell and all over 50 mm in overall length
(2)Puzzle Lake and North Cranberry Lake, and all waters in the following watersheds,  namely, West River, Peskowesk Brook and Shelburne RiverBrook or speckled trout0
22Cape Breton Highlands
  • (a) Atlantic salmon

0 (only catch and release are permitted
  • (b) Salmon (Ouananiche)

0 (only catch and release are permitted)
  • (c) Brook, speckled or sea trout

5
  • (d) White perch

5
  • (e) Yellow perch

5
23Terra Nova0 h
  • (b) Atlantic salmon

1, from 30 to 63 cm in overall lengt
  • (c) Salmon (Ouananiche)

0
  • (d) Brook, speckled or sea trout

10
24FundyBrook, speckled or sea trout5
25Tuktut Nogait
  • (a) Arctic charr

1
  • (b) Lake trout

1
  • (c) Broad whitefish

1
3
26Aulavik
  • (a) Arctic charr

1
  • (b) Lake trout

1
1
27All waters in Gros Morne National Park of Canada
  • (a) Trout and Arctic charr

  • (i) Daily catch limit is 12 fish, or 2.2 kg plus 1 fish, whichever is reached first

  • (ii) Possession limit is 24 fish, or 4.4 kg plus 1 fish, whichever is reached first

  • (i) Daily catch limit is 2 fish, with overall length greater than 30 cm fork length but less than 63 cm fork length, when measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail

  • (ii) Possession limit is twice the daily catch limit, with overall length greater than 30 cm fork length but less than 63 cm fork length, when measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail

PART II

Aggregate Limits on Catch and Possession

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemNational Park of Canada WatersSpecies of FishAggregate Daily Catch and Possession Limit or Aggregate Daily Catch Limit and Aggregate Possession Limit
1Banff
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
2Jasper
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
3Yoho
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
4Waterton Lakes
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
5Mount Revelstoke and Glacier
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
6Kootenay
  • (a) All species of game fish

2
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
7Riding Mountain
  • (a) All species of game fish

5
  • (b) All species other than game fish

0
8Prince Albert
  • (a) All species of game fish

5
  • (b) All species other than game fish

5
9Ivvavik
  • (a) All species of game fish

6
  • (b) All species other than game fish

no limit
10Wood Buffalo
  • (a) All species of game fish

5
  • (b) All species other than game fish

5
11Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada
  • (a) All species of game fish

5
  • (b) All species other than game fish

5
12Kluane and Kluane National Park Reserve of Canada
  • (a) All species of game fish

6
  • (b) All species other than game fish

6
13Auyuittuq
  • (a) All species of game fish

4
  • (b) All species other than game fish

4
14Quttinirpaaq
  • (a) All species of game fish

4
  • (b) All species other than game fish

4
15Georgian Bay Islands
  • (a) All species of game fish

4
  • (b) All species other than game fish

25
16Point PeleeAll species0 (only catch and release are permitted)
17La MauricieAll species5
18Prince Edward IslandAll species10
19KouchibouguacAll species, excluding American eel, soft-shell clams and rainbow smelt10
20KejimkujikAll species, excluding soft-shell clams10
21Cape Breton HighlandsAll species5
22Terra NovaAll species10
23FundyAll species5
24Tuktut Nogait
  • (a) All species of game fish

1
  • (b) All species other than game fish

1
25AulavikAll species3
26All waters in Gros Morne National Park of Canada
  • (a) Trout and Arctic charr

  • (i) Aggregate daily catch limit is 12 fish, or 2.2 kg plus 1 fish, whichever is reached first

  • (ii) Aggregate possession limit is 24 fish, or 4.4 kg plus 1 fish, whichever is reached first

  • (i) Aggregate daily catch limit is 2 fish

  • (ii) Aggregate possession limit is twice the aggregate daily catch limit

  • SOR/79-333, s. 3;
  • SOR/80-51, s. 11;
  • SOR/82-523, s. 2;
  • SOR/83-280, s. 4;
  • SOR/86-378, s. 18;
  • SOR/90-4, ss. 25 to 34;
  • SOR/91-402, ss. 7 to 17;
  • SOR/93-33, ss. 18 to 30;
  • SOR/94-314, ss. 13 to 16, 20(E), 21(F);
  • SOR/96-245, s. 30;
  • SOR/98-268, ss. 13 to 26;
  • SOR/99-352, ss. 23(F), 24 to 28;
  • SOR/2003-54, ss. 45 to 56;
  • SOR/2005-206, ss. 6, 7;
  • SOR/2009-322, ss. 7(E), 9(F);
  • SOR/2017-21, ss. 4 to 9.
 
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