Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations

Version of section 13.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-08-02:

  •  (1) No person engaged in angling shall, in any one day, catch and retain more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, from the waters set out in column II of that item, than the daily quota set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) No person engaged in angling shall, in any year, catch and retain more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, from the waters set out in column II of that item, than the yearly quota set out in column IV of that item.

  • (3) No person shall possess more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, taken by angling from the waters set out in column II of that item, than the possession limit set out in column V of that item.

  • (4) No person engaged in angling shall catch and retain, or possess, fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, from the waters set out in column II of that item, that do not comply with the length limit set out in column VI of that item.

  • (5) No person engaged in angling shall fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, from the waters set out in column II of that item, during the close time set out in column VII of that item.

  • (6) No person engaged in angling shall catch and release more than four salmon in any one day.

  • (7) Subsection (4) does not apply to salmon taken by angling in the inland waters of Labrador.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VIColumn VII
    ItemSpeciesWatersDaily QuotaYearly QuotaPossession LimitLength LimitClose Time
    1Speckled troutAll inland and tidal waters12, or 2.25 kg plus one speckled trout, whichever is reached firstN/A24, or 4.5 kg plus one speckled trout, whichever is reached first60 cm or lessJan. 1 to Feb. 1
    2Brown troutAll inland and tidal waters12, or 2.25 kg plus one brown trout, whichever is reached firstN/A24, or 4.5 kg plus one brown trout, whichever is reached first60 cm or lessJan. 1 to Feb. 1
    3Rainbow troutAll inland and tidal waters12, or 2.25 kg plus one rainbow trout, whichever is reached firstN/A24, or 4.5 kg plus one rainbow trout, whichever is reached first60 cm or lessOct. 8 to May 31
    4OuananicheAll inland waters12, or 2.25 kg plus one ouananiche, whichever is reached firstN/A24, or 4.5 kg plus one ouananiche, whichever is reached first60 cm or lessJan. 1 to Feb. 1
    5Lake troutAll inland waters2N/A460 cm or lessJan. 1 to Feb. 1
    6Arctic char
    • (a) All inland and tidal waters of insular Newfound­land

    • (a) 12, or 2.25 kg plus one Arctic char, whichever is reached first

    • (a) 24, or 4.5 kg plus one Arctic char, whichever is reached first

    • (a) 60 cm or less

    • (a) Jan. 1 to Feb. 1

    • (b) All inland and tidal waters of Labrador

    • (b) 60 cm or less

    • (b) Jan. 1 to Feb. 1

    7Northern PikeAll inland waters2N/A460 cm or lessSept. 8 to Dec. 31
    8SalmonAll inland waters26663 cm or lessJan. 1 to May 31
    9SmeltAll inland and tidal watersNo limitNo limitNo limitNoneApr. 16 to Jan. 14
    10Any species not set out in items 1 to 9All inland and tidal watersNo limitNo limitNo limitNoneJan. 1 to Feb. 1
  • SOR/87-312, s. 1;
  • SOR/92-426, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-583, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-338, s. 5.
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