Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations

Version of section 13.1 from 2017-04-13 to 2018-07-05:

  •  (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) The daily quota set out in column III of item 1 of the table in this section and the possession limit set out in column V apply collectively to speckled trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and ouananiche.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VIColumn VII
    ItemSpeciesWatersDaily QuotaYearly QuotaPossession LimitLength LimitClose Time
    1
    • (a) Speckled trout

    • (b) Brown trout

    • (c) Rainbow trout

    • (d) Ouananiche

    All inland and tidal waters12 fish of any of the species set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) of column I, or 2.25 kg plus one fish of any of those species, whichever is reached firstN/A24 fish of any of the species set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) of column I, or 4.5 kg plus one fish of any of those species, whichever is reached first60 cm or lessJan. 1 to Jan. 31
    2Lake troutAll inland waters2N/A460 cm or lessJan. 1 to Feb. 1
    3Arctic char
    • (a) All inland and tidal waters of insular Newfound­land

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

    • (a) 24 Arctic char, or 4.5 kg plus one fish of that species, 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

    4Northern pikeAll inland waters2N/A460 cm or lessSept. 8 to Dec. 31
    5SalmonAll inland waters26663 cm or lessJan. 1 to May 31
    6SmeltAll inland and tidal watersNo limitNo limitNo limitNoneApr. 16 to Jan. 14
    7Any species not set out in items 1 to 7All 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;
  • SOR/2010-173, s. 3;
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 6.
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