Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007 (SOR/2007-237)

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Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007

SOR/2007-237

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 2007-10-25

Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007

P.C. 2007-1648 2007-10-25

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to section 43Footnote a of the Fisheries Act, hereby makes the annexed Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

    angling

    angling means fishing with a line that is held in the hand or attached to a rod that is held in the hand or closely attended. (à la ligne)

    artificial fly

    artificial fly means a hook dressed with silk, wool, fur, feathers or other similar organic or non-organic material that is used to catch fish when angling and includes wet flies, dry flies and streamer flies but does not include an artificial lure or organic bait. (mouche artificielle)

    artificial lure

    artificial lure means a spoon, plug, jig or other device that is designed to catch fish when angling. (leurre artificiel)

    baitfish

    baitfish means a fish of a species native to Ontario that is set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1. (poisson-appât)

    barbless hook

    barbless hook means a hook without barbs or a hook that has barbs that are compressed so as to be in complete contact with the shaft of the hook. (hameçon sans ardillon)

    border waters area

    border waters area means the area shown as Part 1 of the Regulation Plan of the Border Waters Area in Fisheries Management Zone 5 filed on December 5, 2013 in the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario. (zone des eaux limitrophes)

    fisheries management zone

    fisheries management zone or zone means a subdivision of the waters of Ontario as shown in the Regulation Plans of Fisheries Management Zones filed on December 5, 2013 in the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario. (zone de gestion des pêches ou zone)

    hook

    hook means a single or multiple-pointed hook on a common shaft but does not include a snagger. (hameçon)

    invasive fish

    invasive fish[Repealed, SOR/2015-121, s. 37]

    invasive species

    invasive species means a species that is set out, in respect of Ontario, in Part 2 of the schedule to the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations. (espèce envahissante)

    licence

    licence means

    • (a) a licence or permit issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario 1997, c. 41 or a document or thing deemed to be a licence under that Act;

    • (b) a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations; or

    • (c) a licence issued under these Regulations. (permis)

    livewell

    livewell means a compartment designed to keep fish alive that is attached to or forms part of a fishing vessel, has the capacity for water exchange and aeration and contains no less than 46 L of water. (vivier)

    pound net

    pound net means an impounding net whose top is not covered by netting. (parc en filet)

    provincial Minister

    provincial Minister means the Minister of Natural Resources for Ontario. (ministre provincial)

    resident

    resident means a person whose residence is in Canada and who has resided in Canada for a period of at least 6 months during the 12 months immediately before the day on which that residence becomes material for the purposes of these Regulations. (résident)

    seine net

    seine net means a net, the ends of which are brought together or hauled ashore, and includes a bar seine, beach seine, drag seine, purse seine or other similar type of net. (senne)

    snagger

    snagger means an instrument that is designed for the purpose of hooking or piercing a fish in any part of the body other than the mouth. (croc)

    spear gun

    spear gun includes any device, other than a bow, that is capable of propelling a spear. (fusil à harpon)

    specially protected fish

    specially protected fish means a fish of a species set out in Part 4 of Schedule 1. (spécialement protégé)

    sport fishing

    sport fishing means the catching of fish for non-commercial purposes. (pêche sportive)

    spring gaff

    spring gaff means a spring-operated device for impaling or hooking a fish and includes spring-loaded hooks that are triggered when a fish bites the bait. (gaffe à ressort)

    stringer

    stringer means a string or metal line on which fish are strung. (chaîne ou corde à poissons)

    trolling

    trolling means angling by trailing lures or bait behind a fishing vessel that is in constant forward motion. (pêche à la traine)

  • (2) For the purposes of determining the size of a fish, a fish shall be measured from the tip of the head with the jaws closed to the tip of the tail with the lobes compressed so as to give the maximum possible measurement.

  • (3) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish by its common name as set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 is a reference to the species or group of species of fish whose scientific name is set out in column 2.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 1(E);
  • SOR/2014-85, s. 1;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 1;
  • SOR/2015-121, s. 37.

Application

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in Ontario.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply to

    • (a) waters to which the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations apply;

    • (b) activities carried out under an aquaculture licence;

    • (c) aquaculture activities carried out by employees of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; or

    • (d) artificially created waters into which only fish obtained from either the holder of an acquaculture licence or the holder of a commercial fishing licence have been released for non-commercial purposes if those waters

      • (i) are not on a regional flood plain,

      • (ii) lie wholly within the boundaries of privately owned land,

      • (iii) have no connection or outflow to natural waters, and

      • (iv) contain water from surface run-off, natural springs, ground water or water pumped from a stream or lake.

  • (3) These Regulations, other than subsections 1(1) and (3), paragraphs 3(1)(b) and (c), subsection 4(3) to (6) and sections 13 and 44, do not apply to fishing and related activities carried out under a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

PART 1General

Licences

  •  (1) No person shall, except as authorized under a licence,

    • (a) fish;

    • (b) ship or transport or attempt to ship or transport live fish other than baitfish; or

    • (c) deposit or attempt to deposit live fish into any body of water other than the body of water from which they were caught.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to persons carrying out their duties as employees of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources or the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

Terms and Conditions of Licences

[SOR/2011-154, s. 1(E)]
  •  (1) The provincial Minister may, for the proper management and control of fisheries and the conservation and protection of fish, specify in a licence any term or condition that is not inconsistent with these Regulations respecting one or more of the following matters:

    • (a) the species, quantity, size, weight, age, sex or stage of development of fish that may be caught, retained, possessed, held, loaded, landed, transported, transferred or released;

    • (b) the waters or locations where fishing is permitted or from which fish may be caught;

    • (c) the persons who may carry out activities under the licence;

    • (d) the waters or locations where fish may be held, loaded, landed, transferred or released;

    • (e) the period during which fishing is permitted or fish may be transferred or released;

    • (f) the type, size, quantity or manner of marking fishing gear or equipment;

    • (g) the locations or manner in which fishing gear or equipment may be used;

    • (h) the fishing vessel that may be used and the persons who may operate it;

    • (i) the weighing, marking, tagging, loading, landing, handling, separation or transportation of fish;

    • (j) the type and marking of containers used to hold or transport fish;

    • (k) the information that shall be recorded, kept or reported and the manner and form in which and the period for which the information shall be recorded, kept or reported;

    • (l) the disposing of water, containers or anything used to hold or transport fish;

    • (m) the monitoring of fishing activities, verification or examination of fishing gear, equipment, fish or records relating to fishing activities and the taking of fish samples;

    • (n) the health of fish including the monitoring and reporting of water quality, diseases, pathogens or fish escapes;

    • (o) the possession, destruction or prevention of the spread of a fish or other aquatic organism that is or may be harmful to fish;

    • (p) the method of movement, transfer, release, disposal or preservation of fish to ensure their protection; or

    • (q) the information that the master of a vessel shall report from the water, including the method by which, the time at which and the person to whom the report is to be made.

  • (2) Every person shall comply with the terms and conditions specified in their licence.

  • (3) The provincial Minister may amend the terms and conditions of a licence for the purposes of the conservation and protection of fish.

  • (4) A notice of an amendment made under subsection (3) shall be sent to the licence holder. The notice is deemed to be received by a licence holder

    • (a) if the licence holder consents to receiving it by electronic means, on the day recorded by theserver of the provincial Minister as the time of sending it;

    • (b) if the licence holder consents to receiving it by fax, on the day recorded by a fax machine of the provincial Minister as the time of sending it;

    • (c) if it is sent to the licence holder by mail, on the fifth day after the postmark date on the notice; or

    • (d) if it is delivered personally, on the day on which the notice is received by the licence holder.

  • (5) The amended licence terms take effect on the day on which the notice is received by the licence holder.

  • (6) The licence holder shall, on receipt of the notice, attach the notice to the licence.

Prohibition on Bringing Bait Into Ontario

 No person shall bring into Ontario, for use as bait,

  • (a) crayfish or salamanders; or

  • (b) live fish or leeches.

Invasive Species

  •  (1) No person shall possess, transport or release members of an invasive species without a licence issued under subsection (2).

  • (2) The provincial Minister may issue a licence to a person to possess, transport or release invasive species in specified quantities if

    • (a) they are an employee or a person referred to in subsection 13(1) of the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations;

    • (b) they use the equipment and controls necessary to protect against any unauthorized release of invasive species into Ontario waters; and

    • (c) the possession is for scientific, educational or aquatic invasive species control purposes.

  • SOR/2015-121, s. 38.

Specially Protected Fish

  •  (1) No person shall fish for or possess a specially protected fish without a licence issued under subsection (2).

  • (2) The provincial Minister may issue a licence to a person to fish for or possess specially protected fish if

    • (a) they are a qualified fisheries researcher working in a recognized research facility; and

    • (b) the purpose of their fishing or possession is the conservation or protection of the species.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess an American eel if the person provides documentary evidence to show that the eel was lawfully obtained outside of Ontario.

Close Times Applicable to Fish Sanctuaries

  •  (1) No person shall fish in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule V to the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989, during the close time set out in column II of that item.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 2]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 2.

Prohibited Fishing Methods and Gear

  •  (1) No person shall fish with

    • (a) a hook used in such a manner as to pierce or hook a fish in any part of the body other than the mouth;

    • (b) a gaff;

    • (c) a snare;

    • (d) a snagger; or

    • (e) a spear gun.

  • (2) Despite paragraph (1)(b), a person may use a gaff, other than a spring gaff, to assist in the landing of a fish.

  • (3) No person shall retain a fish that has been pierced or hooked in any part of the body other than the mouth while angling except a fish that has been pierced or hooked while being landed with a gaff that is not a spring gaff.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 2.
  •  (1) No person shall possess a snagger, spear gun or spring gaff in any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

  • (2) Except when spear fishing in accordance with these Regulations, no person shall possess a spear for the purpose of fishing in any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

  • (3) No person shall possess a snare for the purpose of fishing on any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

Use of Artificial Light

 No person shall use an artificial light to attract fish except

  • (a) to fish for lake herring, lake whitefish or smelt by any means other than by angling; or

  • (b) when angling, as part of a lure attached to a line.

Release of Fish

 A person, other than a person fishing under a commercial fishing licence, who catches a fish, other than an invasive species, the retention or possession of which is prohibited by these Regulations, shall immediately return the fish to the waters from which it was caught and, if the fish is alive, release it in a manner that causes the least harm to that fish.

  • SOR/2015-121, s. 39.

Variation of Close Times, Fishing Quotas and Size Limits

  •  (1) If a close time, fishing quota or limit on the size of fish is fixed in respect of an area, the provincial Minister may, by order, vary that close time, fishing quota or limit in respect of the area or any portion of the area.

  • (2) If a close time, fishing quota or limit on the size of fish is varied, the provincial Minister shall give notice of the variation to the persons affected or likely to be affected by the variation by one or more of the following methods:

    • (a) broadcasting the notice over a radio station;

    • (b) publishing the notice in a newspaper;

    • (c) posting the notice in the area or in the vicinity of the area affected by the variation;

    • (d) giving written or oral notice;

    • (e) transmitting or posting the notice by electronic means; or

    • (f) publishing the notice in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources summary of regulations pertaining to sport fishing.

PART 2Sport Fishing

Sport Fishing Methods

 No person shall sport fish other than by angling or by means of a spear, dip net, baitfish trap, seine net, or bow and arrow.

Angling Close Times

 No person shall angle for, or catch by angling and retain, fish of a species set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 in the waters set out in column 2 during the close time set out in column 3.

Angling Quotas and Size Limits

 Subject to sections 19 to 21, no person who is fishing under a sport fishing licence or a conservation fishing licence shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, fish of a species set out in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 from the waters set out in column 1,

  • (a) in an amount that exceeds the sport fishing licence quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 3; or

  • (b) in an amount that exceeds the conservation fishing licence quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

Provincial Possession Limits

 Subject to section 18, no person shall possess fish of a species set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 3, caught under a sport fishing licence or conservation fishing licence from the waters of all zones combined, in a quantity greater than the provincial possession limit set out in column 2.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 3.

Provincial trout and salmon Aggregate Quota

 No person shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, a quantity of trout or salmon from the waters of all zones combined that in the aggregate is greater than

  • (a) five, when fishing under a sport fishing licence; or

  • (b) two, when fishing under a conservation fishing licence.

Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits

 No person shall catch and retain in any one day fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 3 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

Non-resident Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits

 No non-resident shall catch and retain in any one day

  • (a) fish of a species or combination of species set out in column 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4; or

  • (b) more than two walleye or sauger in the aggregate if

    • (i) both walleye and sauger are from the waters described in items 2 and 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3, or

    • (ii) one walleye or sauger is from the waters described in item 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 and the other walleye or sauger is from the waters described in items 2 and 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3.

Non-resident Quotas and Size Limits

 No non-resident shall catch and retain in any one day or possess more fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 5 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

 If a non-resident under 18 years of age fishes under a sport fishing licence held by another person, the fish caught and retained or possessed shall be deemed to be caught and retained or possessed by the licence holder.

Angling From a Fishing Vessel

  •  (1) A person who is angling under a sport fishing licence or a conservation fishing licence from a fishing vessel and who catches largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye or northern pike may exchange one or more of the live fish that the person has caught for another of the same species if

    • (a) the live fish that are caught and not immediately released are held in a livewell that is mechanically aerated at all times; and

    • (b) the fish that is being released will survive after release and is released into the waters from which it was caught.

  • (2) A person who is fishing under a sport fishing licence may hold in the livewell no more than an aggregate of six largemouth bass or smallmouth bass.

Sport Fishing Quotas in Boundary Waters

 If a person is sport fishing in waters that lie both in Ontario and in another jurisdiction, the fish caught anywhere in the waters shall be deemed to have been caught and retained or possessed by the person in Ontario for the purposes of these Regulations.

Possession of Fish Caught By Angling

  •  (1) No person shall possess a live brook trout or live lake trout caught by angling from Lake Nipigon and its tributaries.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), paragraph 31(3)(c) and sections 38 and 42, Lake Nipigon and its tributaries include the waters described in item 3, column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 4.

 No person shall possess a live fish, other than a baitfish, caught by angling from the following waters in Zone 4: Lac Seul, including Broad Lake, Sunlight Lake and all connecting waters, Abram Lake, Botsford Lake, Duck Lake, Hidden Lake, Minnitaki Lake, Pelican Lake and all connecting waters, waters collectively known as the Rice River, including Flower Lake, Parnes Lake, Twill Lake, Twin Bay of Minnitaki Lake, Twin Flower Lake, Twin Flower Creek and all connecting streams.

  •  (1) No non-resident who is angling from a fishing vessel shall possess on board the vessel more fish of a species than the quota set out in section 20 for the species in the waters in which the person is angling.

  • (2) This section applies to the following waters in Zone 5: Lake of the Woods, Shoal Lake, Cul de Sac Lake, Obabikon Lake, Rainy River, Rainy Lake and the Seine River system upstream to the Crilly Dam, situated immediately north of Highway 11, including Grassy Lake, Wild Potato Lake and Partridge Crop Lake in the Territorial Districts of Kenora and Rainy River.

Possession or Use of Bait

 No person shall release live bait or live baitfish, or empty the contents of a bucket or other moveable container used to hold bait or baitfish into any waters or within 30 m of any waters.

 No person, other than the holder of a commercial bait licence or any other licence that authorizes the culture of baitfish, shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, more than 120 baitfish.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 3;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 4.
  •  (1) No person shall use as bait, or possess for use as bait, an invasive species or a live fish that is not a species of baitfish.

  • (2) No person shall use as bait or possess for use as bait

    • (a) a live baitfish in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 5;

    • (b) a fish greater than 13 cm in length in Lake Temagami;

    • (c) a fish

      • (i) in the waters of Clearwater Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°42′ N, 94°45′ W), Echo Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°39′ N, 94°50′ W) or Cul de Sac Lake (49°38′ N, 94°50′ W);

      • (ii) in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 5 during the period set out in column 2; or

    • (d) rainbow smelt in Zones 2, 4, 5 or 6 except, in Zone 6, in the waters of Jessie Lake, Lake Helen, Polly Lake, Lake Nipigon and its tributaries and the waters on the islands of Lake Nipigon.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess no more than 36 live crayfish for use as bait in the waters in which the person is angling, if the crayfish were caught in those waters.

  • (4) No person shall transport crayfish overland except under a Licence to Collect Fish for Scientific Purposes issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario, 1997, c. 41.

  • SOR/2008-99, s. 14;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 5;
  • SOR/2015-121, s. 40.

Angling Restrictions

 No person shall angle within 25 m of a pound net or cage in which fish are held for culture.

  •  (1) No person shall angle with a line to which more than four hooks are attached.

  • (1.1) No person who angles in the waters of that part of the Credit River and its tributaries upstream of the Old Baseline Road bridge in the Town of Caledon in the Regional Municipality of Peel shall use

    • (a) a hook other than a single-pointed barbless hook; or

    • (b) a line to which more than one single-pointed barbless hook is attached.

  • (2) No person who angles in the waters set out in Part 1 of Schedule 4 shall use

    • (a) a hook other than a barbless hook; or

    • (b) a line to which more than one barbless hook is attached.

  • (3) No person shall angle using

    • (a) a hook other than a barbless hook

      • (i) in the waters set out in Part 2 of Schedule 4, or

      • (ii) in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 during the period set out in column 4;

    • (b) anything other than an artificial lure in the waters set out in Part 4 of Schedule 4;

    • (c) anything other than an artificial lure when ice fishing in the waters of Lake Nipigon and its tributaries; or

    • (d) anything other than an artificial fly in the waters set out in Part 5 of Schedule 4.

  • (4) No person shall angle for lake trout in the waters upstream of Snowshoe Dam (50°54′22″ N, 93°31′05″ W) on the Chukuni River, which include Red Lake (51°00′34″ N, 93°56′54″ W), Keg Lake (50°59′32″ N, 93°41′01″ W), Gullrock Lake (50°58′29″ N, 93°37′0″ W), Ranger Lake (51°03′54″ N, 93°34′33″ W), Two Island Lake (50°55′30″ N, 93°34′53″ W) and all portions of the Chukuni River between these lakes and any waters flowing into the Red Lake and Gullrock Lake system, using

    • (a) a hook other than a single barbless hook;

    • (b) a line to which more than one barbless hook is attached; or

    • (c) anything other than an artificial lure.

  • (5) No person shall angle in Cul de Sac Lake (49°38′ N, 94°50′ W), Clearwater Bay (49°42′ N, 94°45′ W) or Echo Bay (49°39′ N, 94°50′ W) of Lake of the Woods using

    • (a) a hook other than a barbless hook; or

    • (b) when angling for lake trout, a line to which more than one barbless hook is attached.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 4;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 6.
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), no person shall angle with more than one line.

  • (2) A person who is angling through the ice may use two lines, except in the waters set out in Part 6 of Schedule 4.

  • (3) A person who is angling in open water from a fishing vessel may use two lines in the waters set out in Part 7 of Schedule 4.

  • (4) A person who is trolling may use two lines in the waters set out in Part 8 of Schedule 4.

 No person who is angling through the ice shall

  • (a) be more than 60 m from a hole in the ice through which they are angling; or

  • (b) fail to maintain a clear and unobstructed view of a line with which they are angling.

Fishing at Night

  •  (1) No person shall sport fish during the period between sunset and sunrise.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is

    • (a) angling, except in the waters of Eagle Lake (49º42′ N, 93º13′ W);

    • (b) fishing by means of a baitfish trap;

    • (c) fishing for smelt by means of a dip net or seine net; or

    • (d) fishing for lake herring or lake whitefish by means of a dip net.

Sport Fishing Other Than Angling

  •  (1) No person shall sport fish using

    • (a) a dip net

      • (i) with dimensions that are greater than 183 cm by 183 cm if the dip net is angular, or

      • (ii) with a diameter that is greater than 183 cm if the dip net is circular;

    • (b) a seine net with dimensions that are greater than 10 m by 2 m;

    • (c) a baitfish trap of a length that is greater than 51 cm or a diameter that is greater than 31 cm;

    • (d) more than one dip net, baitfish trap or seine net; or

    • (e) a baitfish trap unless it is legibly marked with their name and address.

  • (2) No person who is sport fishing by a means other than by angling shall

    • (a) catch and retain in any one day or possess more fish of a species set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from the waters set out in column 3 in an amount that exceeds the quota set out in column 5 or 6, as the case may be;

    • (b) use any gear other than the gear set out in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 for fishing for a species set out in column 1;

    • (c) fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from the waters set out in column 3 during the close time set out in column 4;

    • (d) fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from any waters other than the waters set out in column 3; or

    • (e) fish for, or catch and retain, any species of fish other than the species set out in column 1 of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 6.

  • SOR/2011-154, s. 2.
  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing shall

    • (a) subject to section 28.1, catch and retain in any one day by any means other than by angling, or possess, more baitfish caught than the quota set out in column 5 of Part 2 of Schedule 6;

    • (b) when sport fishing for baitfish, use any gear other than the gear set out column 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 6; or

    • (c) fish for baitfish, by any means other than by angling, during the close time set out in column 4 of Part 2 of Schedule 6.

  • (2) Other than suckers or lake herring, no non-resident shall fish for, or catch and retain baitfish, by a means other than by angling.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 5.

Live Holding Methods

  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing shall place or use in any waters a live holding box or impounding device unless

    • (a) it is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name and address; and

    • (b) the markings are visible without raising it from the water.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) a live holding box that forms part of or is attached to a fishing vessel; or

    • (b) a bucket or other moveable container that contains baitfish.

  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing shall use a stringer, impounding device or live holding box for retaining fish in Lake Nipigon and its tributaries.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), a person who is sport fishing may hold fish, other than brook trout or lake trout, in a livewell on Lake Nipigon or its tributaries.

Identification and Measurement of Fish

  •  (1) Unless the fish is being prepared for immediate consumption, no person shall skin, cut or pack any fish caught by sport fishing in such a manner that the species cannot easily be identified or the number cannot easily be counted.

  • (2) No person shall possess a fish that is skinned, cut or packed in contravention of subsection (1).

  • (3) A person who is in possession of a fish caught by sport fishing for which there is an applicable size limit shall keep the fish in a manner that allows the size to be easily measured, unless the fish

    • (a) is being prepared for immediate consumption;

    • (b) is prepared at an overnight accommodation for storage;

    • (c) is being transported by the person on the water from a temporary overnight accommodation and that person is not sport fishing; or

    • (d) is being transported overland.

  • (4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a person who possesses

    • (a) fish from which samples have been collected for scientific purposes by an employee authorized by the provincial Minister or a person who possesses fish under a Licence to Collect Fish for Scientific Purposes issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario, 1997, c. 41; and

    • (b) documentation given by the person or employee containing information on the samples and their collection including the original length or weight of the fish.

PART 3Commercial Fishing and Commercial Bait Fishing

Commercial Baitfish Gear

 No person who is fishing for baitfish under a commercial bait licence shall use a dip net

  • (a) with dimensions that are greater than 305 cm by 305 cm if the dip net is angular; or

  • (b) with a diameter that is greater than 305 cm if the dip net is circular.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 7.

Gear Markings

  •  (1) No person who is fishing under a commercial bait licence shall place or use a baitfish trap that is not legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number.

  • (2) No person who is operating under a commercial fishing licence or a commercial bait licence shall place or use in any waters a live holding box or impounding device unless

    • (a) it is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number, and

    • (b) the markings are visible without raising the box or device from the water.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 6;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 8.

 No person who is fishing under a commercial fishing licence shall set or use a hookline or net unless

  • (a) a buoy, marker or stake is attached to the hookline or to each end of the net and when fishing, other than ice fishing,

    • (i) in the waters of Lake of the Woods and Shoal Lake, the hookline or each end of the net is marked by a buoy with a shaft whose upper extremity is at least 53 cm above the water and has attached to it an orange flag measuring at least 22 cm by 22 cm,

    • (ii) in the waters of Lake Superior or Lake Nipigon and its tributaries, the hookline or each end of the net is marked by a standard marker ball 50 cm in diameter or by a buoy with a shaft whose upper extremity is at least 92 cm above the water and has attached to it an orange flag measuring at least 22 cm by 22 cm;

  • (b) each buoy, marker or stake is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number; and

  • (c) the licence holder’s name or licence number is visible without raising the gear from the water.

Commercial Fishing Close Times

 No person who is fishing under a commercial fishing licence or a commercial bait licence shall fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 2 of Schedule 7 or 8, as the case may be, in the waters set out in column 1 during the close time set out in column 3.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 9.

PART 4Observers

  •  (1) The provincial Minister may designate a person who does not purchase fish for the purpose of resale and who is not an owner, operator, manager or employee of an enterprise that catches, cultures, processes or transports fish as an observer for the purposes of these Regulations and may assign to the observer any of the following duties:

    • (a) the monitoring of fishing activities, the examination and measurement of fishing gear, the recording of scientific data and observations and the taking of samples;

    • (b) the monitoring of the landing of fish and the verification of the weight and species of fish caught and retained;

    • (c) the examination of records relating to fishing activities; and

    • (d) the biological examination and sampling of fish.

  • (2) The provincial Minister shall provide each observer with a certificate of designation as an observer.

  • (3) An observer shall, on request, show the certificate of designation.

  • (4) A person who is operating a fishing vessel under a commercial fishing licence shall,

    • (a) at the request of an observer, permit the observer to go on board the vessel to perform any of the duties described in subsection (1); and

    • (b) provide the observer with such assistance as is reasonably necessary to enable the observer to perform those duties, including

      • (i) facilitating the sending and receiving of messages by means of the communications equipment on board the vessel,

      • (ii) providing the position of the vessel in latitude and longitude using Loran C reading, Global Positioning System or any equivalent system,

      • (iii) giving access to all areas of the vessel involved in fishing or fish processing or storage operations,

      • (iv) providing suitable storage facilities for samples,

      • (v) permitting photographs or video recordings to be taken of fishing operations, gear and equipment,

      • (vi) permitting embarkation and disembarkation at agreed times and places, and

      • (vii) permitting the removal from the vessel of samples, records, photographs and film taken or made on board the vessel.

Amendments to the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

  •  (1) [Amendment]

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 7]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 7.

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 8]

  •  (1) [Amendment]

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 9]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 9.

 [Amendment]

Coming into Force

  •  (1) These Regulations, other than subsection 45(2), section 48 and subsection 49(2), come into force on January 1, 2008.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 10]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 10.

SCHEDULE 1Species of Fish

PART 1Common and Scientific Names of Species of Fish(Subsection 1(3))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
Common NameScientific Name
1AlewifeAlosa pseudoharengus
2American eelAnguilla rostrata
3American shadAlosa sapidissima
4Atlantic salmonSalmo salar
5Aurora troutSalvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis
6BowfinAmia calva
7Brook troutSalvelinus fontinalis
8Brown troutSalmo trutta
9BurbotLota lota
10CatfishFamily: Ictaluridae
11Channel catfishIctalurus punctatus
11.1Cisco (Lake herring)Coregonus artedi
12Ciscoes (Chubs), except Lake herringCoregonus hoyi, C. reighardi, C. kiyi, C. nigripinnis and C. zenithicus
13Common carpCyprinus carpio
14Crappie (black crappie and white crappie)Pomoxis nigromaculatus and Pomoxis annularis
15CrayfishOrconectes spp., Fallicambarus spp. and Cambarus spp.
16DarterAny species of the genera: Ammocrypta, Etheostoma, and Percina native to Ontario
17Freshwater drumAplodinotus grunniens
18GarFamily: Lepisosteidae
19Gizzard shadDorosoma cepedianum
20GoldeyeHiodon alosoides
21GoldfishCarassius auratus
22Grass pickerelEsox americanus vermiculatus
23KokaneeOncorhynchus nerka
24[Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 13]
25Lake sturgeonAcipenser fulvescens
26Lake troutSalvelinus namaycush
27Lake whitefishCoregonus clupeaformis
28Largemouth bassMicropterus salmoides
29MinnowAny species of family: Cyprinidae that is native to Ontario except common carp or goldfish
30MooneyeHiodon tergisus
31MudminnowFamily: Esocidae
32MuskellungeEsox masquinongy and the hybrid of the muskellunge and the northern pike, E. masquinongy x E. lucius
33Northern pikeEsox lucius
34

Pacific salmon

  • (a) Chinook salmon

  • (b) Coho salmon

  • (c) Pink salmon

Any species of the genus: Oncorhynchus, except rainbow trout

  • (a) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

  • (b) Oncorhynchus kisutch

  • (c) Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

35PanfishFamily: Centrarchidae except Micropterus salmoides, M. dolomieu, Pomoxis annularis and P. nigromaculatus
36Rainbow smeltOsmerus mordax
37Rainbow troutOncorhynchus mykiss
38Rock bassAmbloplites rupestris
39Round whitefishProsopium cylindraceum
40SaugerSander canadensis
41SculpinFamily: Cottidae
42Smallmouth bassMicropterus dolomieu
43Splake (backcross)The hybrid of the lake trout and the brook trout, S. namaycush x S. fontinalis
44SticklebackFamily: Gasterosteidae
45SuckerFamily: Catostomidae
46SunfishAny species of the genus: Lepomis
47Trout-perchPercopsis omiscomaycus
48Walleye (yellow pickerel)Sander vitreus and the hybrid of walleye and sauger, S. vitreus x S. canadensis
49White bassMorone chrysops
50White perchMorone americana
51Yellow perchPerca flavescens

PART 2Species of Baitfish(Subsection 1(1))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
Common NameScientific Name
1Minnows (family Cyprinidae), only the species listed below:
  • (1) Blackchin shiner

Notropis heterodon
Rhinichthys atratulus
  • (2) Blacknose shiner

Notropis heterolepis
  • (3) Bluntnose minnow

Pimephales notatus
  • (4) Brassy minnow

Hybognathus hankinsoni
  • (5) Central stoneroller

Campostoma anomalum
  • (6) Common shiner

Luxilus cornutus
  • (7) Creek chub

Semotilus atromaculatus
  • (8) [Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 17]

  • (9) Emerald shiner

Notropis atherinoides
Semotilus corporalis
  • (11) Fathead minnow

Pimephales promelas
  • (12) Finescale dace

Chrosomus neogaeus
Notemigonus crysoleucas
  • (14) Hornyhead chub

Nocomis biguttatus
Couesius plumbeus
Rhinichthys cataractae
Notropis volucellus
Margariscus nachtriebi
  • (18) Northern redbelly dace

Chrosomus eos
  • (19) [Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 17]

Lythrurus umbratilis
Nocomis micropogon
  • (22) Rosyface shiner

Notropis rubellus
Notropis stramineus
  • (24) Spotfin shiner

Cyprinella spiloptera
  • (25) Spottail shiner

Notropus hudsonius
  • (26) Striped shiner

Luxilus chrysocephalus
2Suckers (family Catostomidae), only the species listed below:
  • (1) Longnose sucker

Catostomus catostomus
  • (2) Northern hog sucker

Hypentelliam nigricans
  • (3) Shorthead redhorse

Moxostoma macrolepidotum
  • (4) Silver redhorse

Moxostoma anisurum
  • (5) White sucker

Catostomus commersonii
3Pike and Mudminnows (family Esocidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Central mudminnow

Umbra limi
4Whitefishes (family Salmonidae), only the species listed belowSalmonidae
  • (1) Cisco (Lake herring)

Coregonus artedi
5Trout-perches (family Percopsidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Trout-perch

Percopsis omiscomaycus
6Sticklebacks (family Gasterosteidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Brook stickleback

Culaea inconstans
  • (2) Ninespine stickleback

Pungitius pungitius
  • (3) Threespine stickleback

Gasterosteus aculeatus
7Sculpins (family Cottidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Mottled sculpin

Cottus bairdii
  • (2) Slimy sculpin

Cottus cognatus
8Perches and darters (family Percidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Blackside darter

Percina maculata
  • (2) Fantail darter

Etheostoma flabellare
  • (3) Iowa darter

Etheostoma exile
  • (4) Johnny darter

Etheostoma nigrum
  • (5) Least darter

Etheostoma microperca
Percina caprodes
  • (7) Rainbow darter

Etheostoma caeruleum
  • (8) River darter

Percina shumardi
  • (9) Tessellated darter

Etheostoma olmstedi

PART 3[Repealed, SOR/2015-121, s. 41]

PART 4Specially Protected Fish(Subsection 1(1))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
Common NameScientific Name
1American eelAnguilla rostrata
2Cutlip minnowExoglossum maxillingua
3Redside daceClinostomus elongatus
  • SOR/2014-311, ss. 10 to 14, 15(F), 16(F), 17 to 19, 20(E), 21, 22, 23(F), 24(F), 25, 26(E);
  • SOR/2015-121, s. 41.

SCHEDULE 2(Section 15)

ANGLING CLOSE TIME

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
SpeciesWatersAngling Close Time
1Walleye and saugerAny zoneApril 15 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
2Largemouth and Smallmouth bassAny zoneJanuary 1 to the Friday before the 4th Saturday in June and December 1 to December 31
3Northern pikeAny zoneApril 15 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
4MuskellungeAny zoneJanuary 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in June and December 16 to December 31
5Yellow perchAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
6Black and White crappieAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
7SunfishAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
8Brook troutAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
9Brown troutAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
10Rainbow troutAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
11Lake troutAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
12SplakeAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
13Pacific salmon (Chinook, Coho and Pink salmon)Any zoneOctober 1 to December 31
14Atlantic salmonAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
15Lake whitefishAny zoneNovember 16 to December 31
16Lake sturgeonAny zoneMay 1 to June 30
17Channel catfishAny zoneJune 1 to July 15
18Aurora troutAny zoneJanuary 1 to July 31 and October 16 to December 31
19American shadAny zoneMay 1 to July 15
20Any species of fish not set out in items 1 to 19Any zoneJanuary 1 to March 31

SCHEDULE 3Angling Quotas, Size Limits and Provincial Possession Limits

PART 1Angling Quotas and Size Limits(Section 16)

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
WatersSpeciesSport Fishing Licence Quota and Size LimitConservation Fishing Licence Quota and Size Limit
1Zone 1(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5(12) 2
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(17) 6, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
2Zone 2(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(11) 1, any size
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, any size(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
3Zone 3(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
4Zone 4(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and white crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 190 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
5Zone 5(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 102 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 190 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
6Zone 6(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 1, greater than 55 cm(10) 1, greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
7Zone 7(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 2 greater than 30 cm of which not more than 1 is greater than 40 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm and none greater than 40 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
8Zone 8(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
9Zone 9(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 2, any size(1) 1, any size
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, none between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 1, must be greater than 56 cm(8) 0
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 1, must be greater than 55 cm(10) 1, must be greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 3, any size(12) 1, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
10Zone 10(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
11Zone 11(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, none between 43-60 cm and not more than 1 greater than 60 cm(1) 2, none between 43-60 cm and not more than 1 greater than 60 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 122 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 31 cm(8) 2, none greater than 31 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
12Zone 12(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be less than 40 cm(1) 2, must be less than 40 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 137 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be less than 105 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
13Zone 13(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, none between 41-56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(1) 2, none between 41-56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 4, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 102 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
14Zone 14(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, none between 41-56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(1) 2, none between 41-56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 3, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 1, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 137 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
15Zone 15(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
16Zone 16(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
17Zone 17(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
18Zone 18(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
19Zone 19(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 6, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 112 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
20Zone 20(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be greater than 20 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 122 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, none between 33-40 cm(11) 1, not between 33-40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm

PART 2Provincial Possession Limits(Section 17)

ItemColumn 1Column 2
SpeciesProvincial Possession Limit
1Walleye or Sauger or any combination6
2Largemouth bass or Smallmouth bass or any combination6
3Northern pike6
4Muskellunge1
5Brook trout5
6Brown trout5
7Rainbow trout5
8Lake trout3
9Splake5
10Pacific salmon5
11Atlantic salmon1
12Lake whitefish25
13Lake sturgeon1
14Channel catfish12
15Aurora trout1
16Yellow perch100
17Black crappie or White crappie or any combination30

PART 3Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits(Section 19)

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
LicenceWatersSpeciesDaily Catch and Retain Quota and Size Limit
Zone 2
1Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceEchoing Lake (54°31′ N, 92°14′ W)Lake trout1, any size
Zone 5
2Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceWhitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°32′ N, 94°10′ W) including Regina Bay (49°24′ N, 94°02′ W), Snake Bay (49°22′ N, 94°01′ W), Boot Bay (49°17′ N, 94°09′ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′ N, 94°14′ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′ N, 94°14′ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′ N, 94°19′ W), Louis Inlet 49°25′ N, 94°16′ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′ N, 94°18′ W), Devils Bay (49°14′ N, 94°05′ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′ N, 94°08′ W), Atikaminke Bay (49°14′ N, 94°02′ W), Camp Bay (49°16′ N, 94°02′ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°15′ N, 94°08′ W), Log Bay (49°26′ N, 94°10′ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′ N, 94°05′ W), Willow Bay (49°25′ N, 94°05′ W) and Sammons Bay (49°23′ N, 93°59′ W); Dryberry Lake (49°32′ N, 93°52′ W) including Northwest Bay (49°36′ N, 93°54′ W) and Point Bay (49°34′ N, 93°43′ W); Point Lake (49°37′ N, 93°43′ W); and Eagle Lake (49°42′ N, 93°13′ W)Lake trout1, any size
Zone 6
3Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceWhitefish Lake (48°13′ N, 90°00′ W)Yellow perch50, any size
Zone 7
4Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence

Grehan Lake (49°29′ N, 86°37′ W)

Little Pic Lake (49°22′ N, 86°38′ W),

Sun Lake (49°25′ N, 86°35′ W), and

Yucca Lake (49°24′ N, 86°38′ W) combined

Lake trout1, any size
Zone 10
5Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll inland waters on Manitoulin Island including Cockburn IslandYellow perch25, any size
5.1Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll inland waters on Manitoulin Island including Cockburn IslandYellow perch12, any size
6[Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 30]
Zone 14
7Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14, excluding the waters of the St. Marys River west of 83°45′ W
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Northern pike

  • (a) 2, none between 41-56 cm and no more than 1 greater than 56 cm

  • (b) 2, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm

8Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14, excluding the waters of the St. Marys River west of 83°45′ W.
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Northern pike

  • (a) 1, not between 41-56 cm

  • (b) 1, not greater than 86 cm

9Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14Yellow perch25, any size
10Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14Yellow perch12, any size
Zone 16
11Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceLake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and Green River and their tributaries, the Trent Canal System and its tributaries downstream from Lake Couchiching to Lock 42, the Trent Canal System in the Townships of Brock and Ramara, and the Severn River and its tributaries (excluding Black River) downstream from Lake Couchiching to Wasdell Falls, in Simcoe County, the Regional Municipality of the District of Muskoka and the Regional Municipalities of York and Durham.Yellow perch50, any size
12Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceWaters set out in item 11Yellow perch25, any size
Zone 19
13Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 19Yellow perch50, any size
14Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 19Yellow perch25, any size

PART 4Non-resident Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits(Section 20)

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
LicenceWatersSpeciesDaily Catch and Retain Quota and Size Limit
1Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceThe waters of that part of the border waters area of Zone 5 being composed of all of the waters of Rainy Lake and the Seine River system including Little Grassy Lake, Grassy lake, Shoal Lake, Wild Potato Lake and Partridge Crop Lake lying downstream from the Crilly Dam which is situated immediately north of Highway 11 and the Rainy River upstream from the Fort Frances Dam to Rainy LakeWalleye and Sauger1 walleye or sauger, of which walleye must be between 35-45 cm or greater than 70 cm in length and sauger may be any size
2Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of the border waters area of Zone 5 other than the waters set out in items 1 and 3Walleye and Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which only 1 may be greater than 46 cm from January 1 to the last day in February and the 3rd Saturday in May to December 31, or 2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which none may be greater than 46 cm from March 1 to April 14
3Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of that part of the border waters area of Zone 5 being composed of all of the waters of Lake of the Woods, including all the waters of the Alneau Peninsula and Western Peninsula, Obabikon Lake and Cul de Sac Lake in the Territorial Districts of Kenora and Rainy RiverWalleye and Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which only 1 may be greater than 46 cm in length
4Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceWaters set out in items 1 and 2Lake trout1, any size

PART 5Non-resident Quotas and Size Limits(Section 21)

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
LicenceWatersSpeciesQuota and Size Limit
1Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence

Winnipeg River from the outlet of Lake of the Woods to the Manitoba border in Zone 5 and including the following waters:

  • (a) Middle Lake (49°47′27″ N, 94°38′14″ W);

  • (b) Muriel Lake (49°48′40″ N, 94°40′54″ W);

  • (c) Gun Lake (49°57′31″ N, 94°39′17″ W);

  • (d) Pistol Lake (49°59′56″ N, 94°42′30″ W);

  • (e) Lost Lake (50°19′38″ N, 93°05′29″ W);

  • (f) Little Sand Lake (50°02′36″ N, 94°40′47″ W);

  • (g) Big Sand Lake (50°07′01″ N, 94°37′37″ W);

  • (h) Hidden Lake (50°04′52″ N, 94°35′48″ W);

  • (i) Roughrock Lake (50°06′27″ N, 94°45′33″ W);

  • (j) Swan Lake (50°03′46″ N, 94°54′30″ W);

  • (k) Tetu Lake (50°10′58″ N, 95°02′10″ W);

  • (l) Eaglenest Lake (50°12′43″ N, 95°08′40″ W);

  • (m) McFarlane River, downstream from the Ena Lake Dam (49°58′29″ N, 94°33′08″ W);

  • (n) the English River, from the confluence of the Winnipeg and English Rivers upstream to the Caribou Falls dam

Walleye and Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which walleye must be between 35-45 cm and only 1 sauger may be greater than 45 cm in length
2Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceThe waters set out in item 1Walleye and Sauger1 walleye or sauger, of which walleye must be between 35-45 cm and sauger may be any size
3Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Conservation Fishing LicenceSydney Lake Area, also known as the North Kenora Pilot Project Area, including Sydney Lake, Rowdy Lake and all other waters south and east of Kilburn Lake in Zone 2 and including all the waters within the following boundaries: beginning at the Manitoba/Ontario border; thence to the south shore of the English River System, including Goshawk and Tourist Lakes; thence to the Separation Rapids Bridge and South Pakwash Road; thence to Leano Lake; thence to the south boundary of the Woodland Caribou Provincial Park; thence to the place of origin in Zone 4
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Largemouth and smallmouth bass or any combination

  • (c) Northern pike

  • (d) Muskellunge

  • (e) Yellow perch

  • (f) Crappie

  • (g) Lake trout

  • (h) Lake whitefish

  • (i) Lake sturgeon

  • (a) 2, no more than 1 greater than 46 cm in length

  • (b) 1, must be less than 35 cm in length from January 1 to June 30 and December 1 to December 31 and 2 of any size from July 1 to November 30)

  • (c) 2, of which none are between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm in length

  • (d) 0

  • (e) 25, any size

  • (f) 10, any size

  • (g) 1, any size

  • (h) 6, any size

  • (i) 0

  • SOR/2009-328, ss. 11 to 14;
  • SOR/2014-311, ss. 27 to 33.

SCHEDULE 4Angling Gear Restrictions

PART 1One Barbless Hook Only Waters(Subsections 25(2) and 31(2))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
WatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township, if any
Zone 1
1All waters of Zone 1
Zone 2
1.1Lake St. JosephLake St. Joseph (51°05′ N, 90°35′ W)
Zone 4
2(1) Cloudlet Lake and connecting watersn/aEcho, Lomond, Pickerel and Vermilion
(2) Hooch Lake and connecting watersn/aEcho, Lomond, Pickerel and Vermilion
(3) Maskinonge Lake and connecting watersn/aEcho, Lomond, Pickerel and Vermilion
Zone 6
3Lake NipigonLake Nipigon and its tributaries, downstream from the first falls, rapids, dam or lake identified on an Ontario Base Map or the entire stream if there are no falls, rapids, dam or lake identified, also including the waters on the islands of Lake Nipigon including Forgan Lake, Bonner Lake, Little Bonner Lake and Jackpot Lake (also known as Madeline Lake); Gull River, downstream from the Highway 527 bridge; Kabitotikwia River, downstream from the Highway 527 bridge; Poshkokagan River, downstream from and including the rapids (49º25′45″ N, 89º04′55″ W) located 13 km upstream from the Black Sturgeon Road bridge; Wabinosh River downstream from Wabinosh Lake; Little Jackfish River, downstream from and including the first rapids upstream of the Pikitigushi Road bridge
Zone 7
4Kabinakagami RiverThe portion of Kabinakagami River and all its tributary lakes and streams in the Townships of McGowan, Atkinson, Broughton, Cooper, Doucett and Mosambik, and the southeast half of Nameigos Township, but excluding Anaharea LakeMcGowan, Broughton, Atkinson, Cooper, Doucett, Nameigos and Mosambik, Territorial District of Algoma
Zone 16
5(1) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 18]
(2) Grand RiverThe waters of that part of the Grand River between the former town of Paris (City of Brant County) and Brantford from a line across the Grand River in the former town of Paris at 100 m downstream of the Highway 2 bridge downstream to the pedestrian and service bridge that crosses the Grand River on an angle upstream (west) of the Brant Conservation Area, in the City of Brantford defined as Lot 21 (Centre) of the 3rd Concession of Brantford Geographic TownshipBrantford
(3) Grand RiverThe waters of that part of the Grand River in the Township of West Garafraxa in the County of Wellington from the 2nd Line to Scotland Street in the Town of FergusWest Garafraxa
(4) Grand RiverThe waters of that part of the Grand River in the Town of Fergus in the Township of Nichol in the County of Wellington between Tower Street and the Bissell DamNichol
(5) Grand RiverThe waters of that part of the Grand River in Pilkington Township in the County of Wellington between a line drawn perpendicular 100 m downstream from a bridge located on the southern boundary of the Elora Gorge Conservation Area and a line drawn perpendicular 100 m upstream from the 8th Line of Pilkington TownshipPilkington
(6) Grand River

The waters of that part of the Grand River in Wellington County and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo

  • (a) between 100 m downstream of Pilkington 8th Line Bridge, Pilkington Township, and 100 m upstream of the boundary of Pilkington and Woolwich Townships, and

  • (b) between 100 m downstream of the boundary of Pilkington and Woolwich Townships, Woolwich Township, and 100 m upstream of the Highway 86 bridge.

Pilkington, Woolwich
(7) Whiteman’s CreekThe waters of that part of Whiteman’s Creek (also known locally as Horner Creek) in the geographic Township of Brantford in the County of Brant lying between Robinson Road and Cleaver SideroadBrantford

PART 2Barbless Hooks Only Waters(Paragraph 31(3)(a)(i))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
WatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township, if any
1[Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 19]
Zone 5
2Quetico Provincial ParkAll the waters lying in the boundaries of Quetico Provincial Park
Zone 6
3Arrow RiverThat part of the Arrow River in Zone 6Robbins, Hartington, Devon, Hardwick
Zone 7
4(1) Borealis LakeBorealis Lake (49°01′ N, 86°44′ W)
(2) Three Finger LakeThree Finger Lake (48°43′ N, 86°19′ W)Pic

PART 3Period During Which Barbless Hooks Only Permitted(Paragraph 31(3)(a)(ii))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
WatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township, if anyPeriod
Zone 5
1(1) Lake of the WoodsWhitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°32′ N, 94°10′ W) including Regina Bay (49°24′ N, 94°02′ W), Snake Bay (49°22′ N, 94°01′ W), Boot Bay (49°17′ N, 94°09′ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′ N, 94°14′ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′ N, 94°14′ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′ N, 94°19′ W), Louis Inlet (49°25′ N, 94°16′ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′ N, 94°18′ W), Devils Bay (49°14′ N, 94°05′ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′ N, 94°08′ W), Atikaminike Bay (49°14′ N, 94°03′ W), Camp Bay (49°16′ N, 94°02′ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°15′ N, 94°08′ W), Log Bay (49°26′ N, 94°10′ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′ N, 94°05′ W), Willow Bay (49°25′ N, 94°04′ W), and Sammons Bay (49°23′ N, 94°59′ W)January 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
(2) Dryberry LakeDryberry Lake (49°32′ N, 93°52′ W) including Northwest Bay (49°36′ N, 93°54′ W) and Point Bay (49°34′ N, 93°43′ W)January 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
(3) Point LakePoint Lake (49°37′ N, 93°43′ W)January 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May

PART 4Artificial Lures Only Waters(Paragraph 31(3)(b))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
WatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township/District/County
Zone 4
1(1) Big Vermilion LakeBig Vermilion Lake (50º03′ N, 92º15′ W)Territorial District of Kenora
(2) Cloudlet LakeTerritorial District of Kenora
(3) Hooch LakeEcho, Lomond, Pickerel, Vermilion
(4) Maskinonge LakeEcho, Lomond, Pickerel, Vermilion
Zone 5
2Quetico Provincial ParkAll waters situated in Quetico Provincial Park
Zone 6
3Arrow RiverThat portion of the Arrow River between the Robbins, Hartington Township Line (48°01′ N, 89°03′ W) and its confluence with the Pigeon River in the geographic Township of DevonDevon and Hardwick
Zone 7
4(1) Dayohessarah LakeDayohessarah Lake (48º47′ N, 85º02′ W)Odlum, Hableton
(2) Kabinakagami RiverThe waters of that portion of the Kabinakagami River and all its tributary lakes and streams in the geographic Townships of McGowan, Atkinson, Broughton, Cooper, Doucett and Mosambik, and the southeast half of the geographic Township of Nameigos, but excluding Anaharea LakeMcGowan, Atkinson, Broughton, Cooper, Doucett, Mosambik, Nameigos
(3) Little Dayohessarah LakeLittle Dayohessarah Lake (48º47′ N, 85º00′ W)Odlum
(4) Rock LakeRock Lake (48º30′ N, 84º33′ W)Tilston
Zone 15
5(1) Animoosh LakeAnimoosh Lake (45°46′ N, 78°08′ W) in the geographic Townships of Dickson and NivenDickson, Niven
(2) Harry LakeHarry Lake (45°26′ N, 78°27′ W) in the geographic Township of LawrenceLawrence
(3) Little Crooked LakeLittle Crooked Lake (45°50′ N, 78°11′ W) in the Township of DicksonDickson
(4) Rence LakeRence Lake (45°25′ N, 78°28′ W) in the geographic Township of LawrenceLawrence
(5) Scott LakeScott Lake (45°29′ N, 78°44′ W) in the geographic Township of PeckPeck
(6) Welcome LakeWelcome Lake (45°25′ N, 78°25′ W) in the geographic Townships of Lawrence and NightingaleLawrence, Nightingale
(7) Westward LakeWestward Lake (45°29′ N, 78°47′ W) in the Township of PeckPeck
Zone 16
6(1) Credit RiverThe waters of that part of the Credit River and its tributaries upstream of the Old Baseline Road bridge in the Town of CaledonRegional Municipality of Peel
(2) Grand RiverThe waters of the main stem of the Grand River between the former town of Paris (City of Brant County) and Brantford from a line across the Grand River in the former town of Paris at 100 m downstream of the Highway 2 bridge downstream to the pedestrian and service bridge that crosses the Grand River on an angle upstream (west) of the Brant Conservation Area, in the City of Brantford defined as Lot 21 (Centre) of the 3rd Concession of Brantford Geographic TownshipBrantford
(3) Grand River
  • (a) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Township of West Garafraxa in the County of Wellington from the 2nd Line to Scotland Street in the Town of Fergus;

  • (b) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Town of Fergus in the Township of Nichol in the County of Wellington between Tower Street and the Bissell Dam;

  • (c) The waters of that part of the Grand River in Pilkington Township in the County of Wellington between a line drawn perpendicular 100 m downstream from a bridge located on the southern boundary of the Elora Gorge Conservation Area and a line drawn perpendicular 100 m upstream from the 8th Line of Pilkington Township

West Garafraxa, Nichol, Pilkington
(4) Whiteman’s CreekThe waters of that part of Whiteman’s Creek (also known locally as Horner Creek) in the geographic Township of Brantford in the County of Brant lying between Robinson Road and Cleaver SideroadBrantford

PART 5Artificial Flies Only Waters(Paragraph 31(3)(d))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
WatersDescription of Waters
Zone 6
1Arrow RiverThe waters of the Arrow River between the dam on Arrow Lake, geographic Township of Hardwick and the Robbins/Hartington Township line
Zone 10
2(1) East Goulais RiverThe waters of that part of the East Goulais River lying between Laughing Lake (46°58′ N, 83°40′ W) in the geographic Township of Menard and the confluence of the said river with the Goulais River (46°52′ N, 83°59′ W) in the Territorial District of Algoma
(2) Garden RiverThe waters of that part of Garden River lying between the dam at Ranger Lake (46°53′ N, 83°33′ W) in the geographic Township of Reilly and the confluence of the said river with Garden Lake (46°45′ N, 83°42′ W) in the geographic Township of Hurlburt

PART 6One Line for Ice Fishing Waters(Subsection 32(2))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
Description of WatersGeographic Township
Zone 4
1Big Vermilion Lake (50º03′ N, 92º15′ W)Vermilion, Lomond, Drayton, Jordan
Zone 14
2Georgian Bay, Big Sound of Parry Sound including the eastern portion of Parry Sound (known locally as Big Sound), being the waters of that part of the inner Big Sound of Georgian Bay, including Depot Harbour, Hay Bay and Parry Sound Harbour of eastern Georgian Bay, in the Territorial District of Parry Sound bounded on the west by a straight line drawn from Cadotte Point on the north shore of Parry Island to the most easterly extremity of Killbear Provincial Park; THENCE following the water’s edge along the northwesterly, easterly and southerly shores past the town of Parry Sound to the bridge at Rose Point; THENCE in a straight line northwesterly under the bridge to Parry Island; THENCE following the water’s edge to the place of beginning
Zone 15
3(1) Art Lake (45°03′ N, 78°27′ W)Dysart
(2) Aylen Lake (45°37′ N, 77°51′ W)Dickens
(3) Bear Lake (45°20′ N, 78°42′ W)Livingstone
(4) Bella Lake (45°26′ N, 79°02′ W)Sinclair
(5) Blackstone Lake (45°15′ N, 79°52′ W)Conger
(6) Bob Lake (44°55′ N, 78°47′ W)Anson
(7) Boshkung Lake (45°04′ N, 78°44′ W)Stanhope
(8) Camp Lake (45°26′ N, 78°55′ W)Finlayson
(9) Carson Lake (45°30′ N, 78°45′ W)Jones and Sherwood
(10) Cashel Lake (44°55′ N, 77°33′ W)Cashel
(11) Clear Lake (45°16′ N, 79°47′ W)Humphrey
(12) Clinto Lake (45°19′ N, 78°52′ W)McClintock
(13) Drag Lake (45°05′ N, 78°24′ W)Dudley, Dysart
(14) Eagle Lake (45°08′ N, 78°29′ W)Guilford
(15) Esson Lake (45°01′ N, 78°16′ W)Monmouth
(16) Faraday Lake (45°04′ N, 77°55′ W)Faraday
(17) Galeairy Lake (45°30′ N, 78°17′ W)Airy, Nightingale
(18) Gliskning Lake (45°31′ N, 78°13′ W)Airy
(19) Grace Lake (45°04′ N, 78°14′ W)Harcourt, Dudley
(20) Gull Lake (44°51′ N, 78°47′ W)Lutterworth
(21) Halls Lake (45°06′ N, 78°45′ W)Stanhope
(22) Havelock Lake (45°17′ N, 78°38′ W)Havelock
(23) Johnson Lake (45°16′ N, 78°37′ W)Havelock
(24) Kamaniskeg Lake (45°25′ N, 77°41′ W)Sherwood, Bangor
(25) Kawagama Lake (45°18′ N, 78°45′ W)Sherborne, McClintock, Livingstone
(26) Koshlong Lake (44°58′ N, 78°29′ W)Glamorgan
(27) Kushog Lake (45°04′ N, 78°47′ W)Stanhope
(28) Lake St. Peter (45°19′ N, 78°02′ W)McClure
(29) Limerick Lake (44°53′ N, 77°37′ W)Limerick
(30) Limestone Lake (45°04′ N, 77°34′ W)Mayo
(31) Little Boshkung Lake (45°02′ N, 78°44′ W)Minden
(32) Livingstone Lake (45°22′ N, 78°43′ W)Livingstone
(33) Lobster Lake (45°32′ N, 78°12′ W)Airy
(34) Long Lake (44°41′ N, 78°10′ W)Burleigh
(35) Loucks Lake (44°41′ N, 78°14′ W)Burleigh
(36) Lyell Lake (45°24′ N, 77°57′ W)Lyell
(37) Marsden Lake (45°14′ N, 78°31′ W)Guilford, Havelock
(38) McCauley Lake (45°33′ N, 78°07′ W)Airy, Murchison
(39) McKenzie Lake (45°22′ N, 78°01′ W)Sabine, McClure
(40) Mephisto Lake (44°56′ N, 77°35′ W)Cashel
(41) Moose Lake (45°09′ N, 78°28′ W)Guilford, Harburn
(42) Mountain Lake (44°59′ N, 78°43′ W)Minden Twp
(43) Nunikani Lake (45°12′ N, 78°44′ W)Nunikani Lake - Sherborne
(44) Oxtongue Lake (45°22′ N, 78°55′ W)McClintlock
(45) Papineau Lake (45°21′ N, 77°49′ W)Wicklow, Bangor
(46) Paudash Lake (44°58′ N, 78°03′ W)Cardiff
(47) Paugh Lake (45°35′ N, 77°42′ W)Burns, Sherwood
(48) Purdy Lake (45°21′ N, 77°44′ W)Bangor
(49) Raven Lake (45°12′ N, 78°51′ W)Sherborne
(50) Round Lake (45°38′ N, 77°30′ W)Hagarty, Richards
(51) salmon Lake (44°49′ N, 78°27′ W)Cavendish
(52) Silent Lake (44°55′ N, 78°04′ W)Cardiff
(53) Skeleton Lake (45°15′ N, 79°27′ W)Cardwell, Sisted, Stephenson, Watts
(54) Soyers Lake (45°01′ N, 78°37′ W)Minden
(55) St. Nora Lake (45°09′ N, 78°50′ W)Sherborne, Stanhope
(56) Sucker Lake (44°46′ N, 78°16′ W)Anstruther
(57) Twelve Mile Lake (45°01′ N, 78°43′ W)Minden
(58) Victoria Lake (45°37′ N, 78°01′ W)Clancy, Murchison
(59) Waterloo Lake (46°10′ N, 78°11′ W)Clara
(60) Wendigo Lake (46°08′ N, 78°17′ W)Clara
(61) Whitefish Lake (45°18′ N, 79°47′ W)Humphrey
(62) Wollaston Lake (44°51′ N, 77°50′ W)Wollaston

PART 7Two Lines in Open Waters(Subsection 32(3))

ItemColumn 1
Waters
1[Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 22]
2

Lake Erie, in Zone 19, excluding the following waters:

  • (a) Rondeau Bay, including the waters north of a line drawn due east from a point on the west shore at the Inner Harbour Light at 42º15′41″ N, 81º54′26.2″ W which is situated at the entrance to the commercial boat docks at the north end of the channel, to a point on the east shore at 42º15′30″ N, 81º54′06″ W;

  • (b) Inner Bay of Long Point Bay, including the waters west of a line drawn from Turkey Point Marina at 42º39′57.4″ N, 80º19′52.5″ W to Pottawhawk Point at 42º35′35″ N, 80°17′10.0″ W;

  • (c) St. Clair River, defined as the waters downstream of the Blue Water Bridge, from a west-east line drawn between the international boundary at 42˚59′54.3″ N, 82˚25′25.25″ W and the Ontario shore at 42°59′53.22″ N, 82°25′19.92″ W, to a north-south line at the easternmost point of Seaway Island, drawn between the international boundary at 42°32′55″ N, 82°36′ 22″ W and the shore at Bassett Island at 42°32′36″ N, 82°36′22″ W; and

  • (d) Detroit River, defined as the waters from a north-south line at the easternmost point of Peche Island, drawn between the international boundary at 42°21′10″ N, 82°55′10″ W and the Ontario shore at 42°20′23.5″ N, 82°55′17″ W and passing through the navigational buoy south of Peche Island, downstream to a west-east line at the southernmost point of Livingstone Channel, drawn between the international boundary at 42°4′8″ N, 83°8′24.7″ W and the Ontario shore at 42°4′8″ N, 83°7′0.2″ W.

3[Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 37]
4

Lake Ontario, in Zone 20, west of a line drawn from Bishops Point (76°11′39.14″ W, 44°18′15.34″ N) to the easternmost tip of Howe Island (76°11′42.49″ W, 44°18′5.53″ N) and from the easternmost tip of Howe Island to the easternmost tip of Wolfe Island (76°10′47.23″ W, 44°14′1.77″ N) and the lower Niagara River downstream of Niagara Falls excluding the following waters:

  • (a) all other tributaries to Lake Ontario

  • (b) Bay of Quinte lying west of the Glenora Ferry to the western entrance of the Murray Canal

  • (c) East Lake and West Lake in Prince Edward County

  • (d) Frenchman’s Bay

  • (e) Hamilton Harbour

  • (f) Jordan Harbour

  • (g) Murray Canal

  • (h) Presqu′île Bay

  • (i) Toronto Harbour, and

  • (j) Wellers Bay.

PART 8Two Lines in Open Waters While Trolling(Subsection 32(4))

ItemColumn 1
Waters
1

Lake Superior, Zone 9, excluding the following waters:

  • (a) Black Bay north of 48°37′ N (Bent Island),

  • (b) Nipigon Bay and waters lying north of a line drawn northeasterly from the southernmost tip of Magnet Point (48°25′30″ N, 88°33′30″ W) on Black Bay Peninsula to Schreiber Point (48°45′30″ N, 87°16′ W), and

  • (c) the waters of that part of Michipicoten Bay east of a line drawn across the bay from Perkwakwia Point (47°56′36″ N, 84°54′12″ W) to Smokey Point (47°53′06″ N, 84°53′ W).

2

Lake Huron (Main Basin), Zone 13, excluding the following waters:

  • (a) South Bay on Manitoulin Island, and

  • (b) tributaries to Lake Huron in Zones 10, 15 and 16.

3St. Marys River west of 83°45′ W in Zone 14.
  • SOR/2009-328, ss. 15 to 23;
  • SOR/2014-311, ss. 34 to 37.

SCHEDULE 5Bait Use Restrictions

PART 1No Use or Possession of Live Baitfish Waters(Paragraph 29(2)(a))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
WatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township, if anyCounty or Regional Municipality
Zone 1
1All waters
Zone 2
2All of the waters of the zone north of the eleventh baseline and west of Longitude 89º00′ W.
Zone 5
3(1) High LakeHigh Lake (49°42′ N, 95°08′ W)Territorial District of Kenora
(2) Shoal Lake above Ash RapidsShoal Lake (49°33′ N, 95°01′ W) above Ash RapidsTerritorial District of Kenora
Zone 6
4Arrow RiverTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
Zone 7
5(1) Borealis LakeBorealis Lake (49°01′ N, 86°44′ W)Territorial District of Thunder Bay
(2) Clearwater LakeClearwater Lake (48°41′ N, 85°41′ W)LabergeTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
(3) Greenwater LakeGreenwater Lake (49°39′ N, 85°56′ W)Territorial District of Thunder Bay
(4) Pukaskwa National ParkPukaskwa National Park and the surrounding waters south of a line running west from the south boundary of Knowles Twp. and east of the Thunder Bay - Algoma District Boundary, and including the waters of Pokei Creek, Gibson Lake, Jarvey Lake, Coronation Creek and Lake, Warbedeelius Lake, Soulier Lake and all waters tributary to the Pukaskwa River in the Algoma DistrictKnowles
(5) Three Finger LakeThree Finger Lake (48°43′ N, 86°19′ W)PicTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
Zone 8
6(1) Big Club LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Big Club Lake (48°28′ N., 80°48′ W), geographic Townships of Bond and MacKlemBond and MacKlemTerritorial District of Cochrane
(2) Esker Lakes Provincial ParkAll lakes within the boundaries, and those lakes of which a portion falls within the boundaries, of Esker Lakes Provincial Park, Territorial District of CochraneTerritorial District of Cochrane
(3) Labyrinth LakeLabyrinth Lake (48°14′ N, 79°40′ W), including that portion of Waterhen Creek downstream of the Access Road BridgeOssianTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(4) Lake 57An unnamed lake known locally as Lake Number 57 (48°17′ N, 80°40′ W)Timmins
(5) Nayowin LakeNayowin Lake (47°47′ N, 81°23′ W)BurrowsTerritorial District of Sudbury
(6) Pallet LakePallet Lake (48°16′ N, 80°39′ W)NordicaTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(7) Wynn LakeWynn Lake (48°16′ N, 79°53′ W)ArnoldTerritorial District of Timiskaming
Zone 10
7(1) All of the waters within the boundaries of the geographic Townships of Schembri and Scriven, Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper, excluding Government Creek and Sawmill Creek from Highway 17 to Lake SuperiorAll of the waters within the boundaries and all of the waters of which a portion falls within the boundaries of the geographic Townships of Schembri and Scriven in the Territorial District of Sudbury and Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper in the Territorial District of Algoma, excepting those portions of Government Creek and Sawmill Creek in Tupper Township in the Territorial District of Algoma from the centreline of Highway 17 to the shore of Lake SuperiorSchembri and Scriven Twps.; Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper Twps.Territorial District of Sudbury; Territorial District of Algoma
(2) Carol LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Carol Lake (47°18′ N, 81°23′ W)BeulahTerritorial District of Sudbury
(2.1) Dwyer LakeDwyer LakeJanesTerritorial District of Nipissing
(3) Lake # 2An unnamed lake, known locally as Lake No. 2 (47°03′ N, 83°47′ W)NahwegezhicTerritorial District of Algoma
(4) Lake # 24An unnamed lake known locally as Lake No. 24 (47°04′ N, 83°47′ W)GaudryTerritorial District of Algoma
(5) Lake Superior Provincial Park and surrounding Twps.All of the waters within the boundaries of Lake Superior Provincial Park and the surrounding Twps. of Redsky and Restoule (except Anjigami Lake), all of the waters within the townships of Roy, Stoney, Sugananaqueb, Barnes, Beaudin, Bullock, Cannard, Greenwood, Grootenboer, and all of the waters north of the Montreal River in the townships of Labonte, Larson, Home and Peever
(6) Poem LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Poem Lake (47°03′ N, 83°48′ W), (formerly Twp. 22, Range 12)NahwegezhicTerritorial District of Algoma
(7) Saddle LakeSaddle Lake (46°47′ N, 83°47′ W), (formerly Twp. 22, Range 11)LammingTerritorial District of Algoma
(8) Sill LakeSill Lake (46°46′ N, 84°15′ W)Van KoughnetTerritorial District of Algoma
Zone 11
8(1) Big Webb LakeBig Webb LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(2) Camp LakeCamp LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(3) Cut LakeCut LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(4) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 25]
(5) Emerald LakeEmerald LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(6) Green LakeGreen LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(7) Jimmie LakeJimmie LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(8) Klock LakeKlock Lake (47°28′ N, 80°08′ W)KlockTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(9) Lake # 21Lake Number 21 (47°37′ N, 80°57′ W)TyrrellTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(10) Liberty LakeLiberty Lake (47°11′ N, 80°04′ W)AstonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(11) Little Clear LakeLittle Clear LakeBoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(12) Little Webb LakeLittle Webb LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(13) McConnell LakeMcConnell LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(14) Modder LakeModder Lake (40°45′ N, 79°23′ W)McAuslan and La SalleTerritorial District of Nipissing
(15) Mug LakeMug Lake (46°45′ N, 79°23′ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(16) Norway LakeNorway Lake (46°45′ N, 79°15′ W)WyseTerritorial District of Nipissing
(17) Orient LakeOrient LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(18) Otter LakeOtter LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(19) Pascal LakePascal LakeBoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(20) Pine LakePine Lake (46°44′ N, 79°16′ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(21) Planet LakePlanet Lake (47°28′ N, 80°09′ W)Van NostrandTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(22) Pole LakePole LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(23) Quarry LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Quarry Lake (46°44′ N, 79°20′ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(24) Rainbow LakeRainbow Lake (47°25′ N., 80°11′ W)Van NostrandTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(25) Round LakeRound LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(26) Shanty LakeShanty LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(27) Slade LakeSlade Lake (47°24′ N, 80°10′ W)LeoTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(28) Spring LakeSpring LakeMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(29) Surecatch LakeSurecatch LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(30) Troutbait LakeTroutbait LakeParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(31) Turtle LakeTurtle LakeBoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(32) Wolf LakeWolf Lake (46°47′ N, 79°53′ W)SiskTerritorial District of Nipissing
Zone 15
9(1) Acorn LakeAcorn Lake (45°41′ N, 77°37′ W)RichardsRenfrew County
(2) Adams LakeAdams Lake (44°59′ N, 78°10′ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(3) Algonquin Provincial ParkThe waters in Algonquin Provincial Park excepting that part of the York River lying southerly of High Falls in the Township of Bruton
(3.1) Baldcoot LakeBaldcoot Lake (45°19′13″ N, 77°39′56″ W)BangorHastings County
(4) Blairs LakeBlairs Lake (45°17′ N, 77°55′ W)WicklowHastings County
(5) Blue Paint LakeBlue Paint Lake (45°19′ N, 78°42′ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(6) Bright LakeBright Lake (45°23′ N, 78°51′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(7) Buchanan LakeBuchanan LakeMcClintockHaliburton County
(8) Buck Mountain LakeBuck Mountain Lake (45°22′ N, 77°21′ W)BrudnellRenfrew County
(9) Burleigh LakeBurleigh Lake (44°53′ N, 78°05′ W)ChandosPeterborough County
(10) Burnt LakeBurnt Lake (45°42′ N, 79°04′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(11) Capsell LakeCapsell Lake (45°51′ N, 79°12′ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(12) Carmichael LakeCarmichael Lake (45°48′ N, 79°07′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(13) Cod LakeCod Lake (45°19′ N, 78°54′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(14) Crosstee (Pine) LakeCrosstee (Pine) Lake (45°35′ N, 78°08′ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(15) Crystalline LakeCrystalline Lake (45°27′ N, 78°45′ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(16) Curries LakeCurries Lake (44°59′ N, 77°37′ W)CashelHastings County
(17) Dixie LakeDixie Lake (45°02′ N, 78°09′ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(18) Doughnut LakeDoughnut Lake (45°28′ N., 78°54′ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(18.1) East LakeEast Lake (45°7′32″ N, 78°14′05″ W)HarcourtHaliburton County
(19) East Jeannie LakesEast Jeannie Lakes (45°20′ N., 78°44′ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(20) Eastell LakeEastell Lake (45°24′ N, 79°01′W)SinclairDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(20.1) Echo LakeEcho Lake (45°19′27″ N, 77°41′41″ W)BangorHastings County
(21) Eiler LakeEiler Lake (45°23′ N, 78°56′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(22) Evans LakeEvans Lake (45°19′ N, 77°56′ W)WicklowHastings County
(23) Finger LakeFinger Lake (45°42′ N, 79°04′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(23.1) Fisher LakeFisher Lake (45°22′58″ N, 78°47′49″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(24) Graphite LakeGraphite Lake (45°44′ N, 79°05′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(24.1) Greenbark LakeGreenbark Lake (45°14′31″ N, 78°0′14″ W)McClureHastings County
(25) Halls LakeHalls Lake (45°02′ N, 78°11′ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(26) Hawk LakeHawk Lake (45°20′ N, 77°56′ W)WicklowHastings County
(26.1) Hound LakeHound Lake (45°8′34″ N, 78°0′11″ W)HerschelHastings County
(27) Island LakeIsland Lake (45°46′ N, 79°08′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(28) Jimmies LakeJimmies Lake (44°59′ N, 77°39′ W)DunngannonHastings County
(29) Johnson LakeJohnson Lake (45°23′ N, 77°53′ W)WicklowHastings County
(30) Kuwasda LakeKuwasda Lake (45°59′ N, 79°09′ W)BallantyneTerritorial District of Nipissing
(31) Laurier LakeLaurier Lake (45°54′ N, 79°20′ W)LaurierTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(32) Little Beaver LakeLittle Beaver Lake (45°46′ N, 79°13′ W)BallantyneTerritorial District of Nipissing
(33) Little Butt LakeLittle Butt Lake (45°38′ N, 79°02′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(34) Little Meach LakeLittle Meach Lake (44°18′ N, 78°07′ W)McClureHastings County
(35) Little Nelson LakeLittle Nelson Lake (45°29′ N, 78°57′ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(35.1) Little Troutspawn LakeLittle Troutspawn Lake (45°22′58″ N, 78°45′52″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(36) Little Whetstone LakeLittle Whetstone Lake (45°42′ N, 79°08′ W)ProudfootTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(37) Lonesome LakeLonesome Lake (45°35′ N, 78°08′ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(38) Long LakeLong Lake (45°51′ N, 79°12′ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(39) Long LakeLong Lake (45°50′ N, 79°15′ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(40) Lost LakeLost Lake (45°10′ N, 78°52′ W)RideoutDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(41) Lowery (Bluerock) LakeLowery (Bluerock) LakeMonmouthHaliburton County
(42) Martencamp LakeMartencamp Lake (45°25′ N, 78°55′ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(43) McGuire LakeMcGuire Lake (45°43′ N, 79°04′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(44) Meach LakeMeach Lake (45°18′ N, 78°08′ W)McClureHastings County
(45) Millichamp LakeMillichamp LakeMcClintockHaliburton County
(46) Mitchell LakeMitchell Lake (45°15′ N, 78°00′ W)McClureHastings County
(47) Mud LakeMud Lake (45°49′ N, 79°09′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(48) Nabdoe LakeNabdoe Lake (45°41′ N, 79°05′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(48.1) Nelson LakeNelson Lake (45°29′33″ N, 78°57′32″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(49) Niger LakeNiger Lake (45°24′ N, 78°51′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(50) Nightfall LakeNightfall Lake (45°33′ N, 78°57′ W)McCraneyTerritorial District of Nipissing
(51) No-name LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as No-name Lake (45°11′ N, 78°45′ W)SherborneHaliburton County
(52) North Moonbeam (Sawlog) LakeNorth Moonbeam (Sawlog) Lake (45°35′ N, 78°07′ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(53) Paisley LakePaisley Lake (45°48′ N, 79°14′ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(54) Peyton LakePeyton Lake (45°46′ N, 79°08′ W)Joly and PaxtonTerritorial District of Parry Sound and Territorial District of Nipissing
(55) Pine LakePine Lake (45°41′ N, 79°04′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(55.1) Pritchard LakePritchard Lake (45°6′24′′ N, 77°34′45′′ W)MayoHastings County
(56) Red Deer LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Red Deer Lake (45°53′ N, 79°14′ W)LaurierTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(57) Rocky LakeRocky Lake (45°07′ N, 77°32′ W)MayoHastings County
(58) Roger LakeRoger Lake (45°26′ N, 78°45′ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(59) Royal LakeRoyal Lake (45°49′ N, 79°07′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(60) Runaround LakeRunaround Lake (45°52′ N, 78°13′ W)AnstrutherPeterborough County
(60.1) Saunders LakeSaunders Lake (45°48′42′′ N, 79°07′09′′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(61) Shoelace LakeShoelace Lake (45°13′ N, 78°45′ W)SherborneHaliburton County
(62) Slipper LakeSlipper Lake (45°17′ N, 78°42′ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(63) South Wildcat LakeSouth Wildcat Lake (45°19′ N, 78°35′ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(64) Stethan LakeStethan Lake (44°51′ N, 78°08′ W)AnstrutherPeterborough County
(65) Stick LakeStick Lake (44°50′ N, 78°11′ W)AnstrutherPeterborough County
(66) Stocking LakeStocking Lake (45°17′ N, 78°41′ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(67) Stoney LakeStoney Lake (45°48′ N, 79°08′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(68) Stubinski LakeStubinski Lake (45°13′ N, 76°53′ W)BroughamRenfrew County
(68.1) Sud LakeSud Lake (45°15′56′′ N, 78°3′40′′ W)McClureHastings County
(69) Sunrise LakeSunrise Lake (45°26′ N, 78°45′ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(70) Thumb LakeThumb Lake (45°23′ N, 78°52′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(71) Tommies LakeTommies Lake (44°59′ N, 77°53′ W)CashelHastings County
(72) Trout LakeTrout Lake (45°48′ N, 79°08′ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(73) Upper Oxbow LakeUpper Oxbow Lake (45°25′ N, 78°58′ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(74) Whetstone LakeWhetstone Lake (45°41′ N, 79°08′ W)ProudfootTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(75) Wicklow LakeWicklow Lake (44°21′ N, 77°58′ W)WicklowHastings County
(76) Wilbur LakeWilbur Lake (45°20′ N, 78°55′ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(77) Windfall LakeWindfall Lake (45°46′ N, 79°06′ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(78) Yuill LakeYuill Lake (45°22′ N, 77°52′ W)WicklowHastings County

PART 2Periods During Which Use or Possession of Fish for Use as Bait Is Prohibited(Subparagraph 29(2)(c)(ii))

ItemColumn 1Column 2
WatersPeriod
Zone 5
1Whitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°32′ N, 94°10′ W) including Regina Bay (49°24′ N, 94°02′ W), Snake Bay (49°22′ N, 94°01′ W), Boot Bay (49°17′ N, 94°09′ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′ N, 94°14′ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′ N, 94°14′ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′ N, 94°19′ W), Louis Inlet 49°25′ N, 94°16′ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′ N, 94°18′ W), Devils Bay (49°14′ N, 94°05′ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′ N, 94°08′ W), Atikaminke Bay (49°14′ N, 94°02′ W), Camp Bay (49°16′ N, 94°02′ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°15′ N, 94°08′ W), Log Bay (49°26′ N, 94°10′ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′ N, 94°05′ W), Willow Bay (49°25′ N, 94°05′ W) and Sammons Bay (49°23′ N, 93°59′ W); Dryberry Lake (49°32′ N, 93°52′ W) including Northwest Bay (49°36′ N, 93°54′ W) and Point Bay (49°34′ N, 93°43′ W); and Point Lake (49°37′ N, 93°43′ W)January 1 to the Friday preceding the third Saturday in May
  • SOR/2009-328, ss. 24 to 26;
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 38.

SCHEDULE 6Sport Fishing Other than Angling Restrictions

PART 1Non-angling Method Restrictions(Subsection 35(2))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6
SpeciesGearWatersClose TimeSport Fishing Licence QuotaConservation Fishing Licence Quota
1BowfinBow and arrowZones 10, 13, 14 and 19January 1 to March 31 and August 1 to December 31No limitNo limit
2Common CarpBow and arrow, dip net and spear(1) All zones, other than Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the waters set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to April 30 and August 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and August 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
3Lake HerringDip net(1) All zones, excluding the waters in Zones 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and Lake Simcoe in Zone 16(1) January 1 to September 30 and November 16 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
4Lake whitefishDip netAll zones, excluding the waters in Zones 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and Algonquin Park in Zone 15January 1 to September 30 and November 16 to December 31126
5Rainbow SmeltDip net and seine net(1) All zones, excluding the waters set out in Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the waters set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to the last day in February and June 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and June 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
6White suckerBow and arrow (includes all longbows and crossbows), spear and dip net(1) All zones excluding the waters in Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the waters set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to the last day of February and June 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and June 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
7CrayfishDip net, baitfish trap and by handAll zonesn/a3636

PART 2Baitfish Harvest Restrictions(Subsection 36(1))

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
SpeciesGearWatersClose TimeQuota
1BaitfishBaitfish trapAll zonesJanuary 1 to the last day of February120
2BaitfishDip netAll zonesJanuary 1 to the last day of February120
  • SOR/2009-328, s. 27.

SCHEDULE 7(Section 43)

COMMERCIAL FISHING CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
WatersSpeciesClose Time
1Any zoneWalleyeApril 15 to May 15
2Any zoneYellow perchApril 1 to May 1
3Any zoneLake troutOctober 1 to December 31
4Any zoneLake whitefishNovember 16 to December 31
5Any zoneLake herringNovember 16 to December 31
6Any zoneNorthern pikeApril 15 to May 15
7Any zoneLake sturgeonMay 1 to June 30
8Any zoneGoldeyeMay 1 to July 8
9Any zoneSuckerMay 1 to June 15
10Any zoneCatfishJanuary 1 to April 30
11Any zoneSunfishApril 1 to May 15
12Any zoneCrappieApril 1 to May 15
13Any zoneBurbotNovember 16 to December 31
14Any zoneAll species of fish not included in items 1 to 13April 15 to May 15

SCHEDULE 8(Section 43)

COMMERCIAL BAIT FISHING CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
WatersSpeciesClose Time
1Any zoneBluntnose minnowMay 15 to July 15
2Any zoneEmerald shinerJuly 1 to August 15
3Any zoneGolden shinerMay 15 to July 15
4Any zoneSpottail shinerJune 1 to July 31
5Any zoneAll species of bait-fish not included in items 1 to 4January 1 to March 31

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — SOR/2017-195, s. 1

    • 1 The definition border waters area in subsection 1(1) of the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007Footnote 1 is repealed.

  • — SOR/2017-195, s. 2

    • 2 Section 20 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

      • 20 No non-resident shall catch and retain in any one day fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

  • — SOR/2017-195, s. 3

    • 3 The portion of item 2 of Part 3 of Schedule 3 to the Regulations in column 1 is replaced by the following:

      ItemColumn 1
      Licence
      Zone 5
      2Resident Sport Fishing Licence
  • — SOR/2017-195, s. 4

    • 4 Part 4 of Schedule 3 to the Regulations is replaced by the following:

      PART 4Non-resident Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits(Section 20)

      ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
      LicenceWatersSpeciesDaily Catch and Retain Quota and Size Limit
      1Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceZone 5Walleye or Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which only 1 may be greater than 46 cm
      2Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceZone 5Lake trout1, any size
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