Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 (SOR/86-21)

Regulations are current to 2016-05-12 and last amended on 2013-03-08. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE XXIV(Section 90)

WATERS CLOSED TO FISHING FOR GROUNDFISH

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersGearClose Time
1

The waters of Division 4X enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
142°04′65°44′
242°40′64°30′
343°00′66°30′
443°00′66°32′
542°20′66°32′
642°20′66°00′
742°04′65°44′
Any gearMarch 1 to May 31
2

The waters of Subarea 5 enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
142°20′67°00′
241°15′67°00′
341°15′65°40′
442°00′65°40′
542°20′66°00′
642°20′67°00′
Any gearMarch 1 to May 31
3The waters of Division 4VW enclosed by the coastline of Nova Scotia and a line joining Latitude 47°04′46″N., Longitude 60°23′25″W. (Money Point) to Latitude 47°09′N., Longitude 60°13′W., thence to Latitude 43°25′N., Longitude 54°52′W., thence following the outer limit of Canadian fisheries waters to Latitude 40°35′N., Longitude 59°58′W. and thence to Latitude 44°57′18″N., Longitude 62°09′W. (Mitchell Bay).Gill nets except when fishing for lump-fishJan. 1 to Dec. 31
3.1[Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 24]
4

The waters of Divisions 4W and 4X off Chebucto Head, Nova Scotia enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°30′20″63°28′00″
244°08′00″63°09′45″
344°04′35″63°27′0″
444°14′10″63°34′45″
544°14′50″63°33′30″
644°19′05″63°37′00″
744°30′20″63°28′00″
Gill netsFeb. 1 to March 31
5[Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 25]
6

The waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick bounded by

  • (a) a line joining Latitude 44°51′8″., Longitude 66°54′2″W. (East Quoddy Head, Campobello Island) to Latitude 44°58′25″., Longitude 66°54′15″. (easternmost end of Spruce Island), thence to Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°56′55″W. (south side of the entrance to Northwest Harbour, Deer Island); and

  • (b) a line joining Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°59′08″W. (ferry landing at Deer Island Point, Deer Island) to Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°59′45″. (interception of the International Boundary),  thence in a southerly direction along the International Boundary to Latitude 44°51′32″N., Longitude 66°58′50″W. (International Bridge at Little Narrows).

Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7

The waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°26′64°53′12″
247°04′24″64°21′45″
347°00′48″64°49′40″
Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8

The waters adjacent to Petty Hr.-Maddox Cove, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°29′03″52°38′04″
247°28′33″52°36′
347°25′42″52°37′31″
447°22′18″52°40′36″
547°22′40″52°43′
Gill nets and longlinesJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9The waters of Motion Bay, Newfoundland inside a straight line joining Latitude 47°29′03″N., Longitude 52°38′04″W. (North Head) to Latitude 47°26′09″N., Longitude 52°39′36″W. (Motion Head) and that are more than 310 m from shore.Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
10The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 47°26′09″N. (Motion Head, Newfoundland) and 47°25′25″N. (Haye’s Point, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
11

The waters adjacent to Fermeuse, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°57′30″52°53′42″
246°56′32″52°51′48″
346°55′12″52°52′24″
446°55′35″52°54′16″
LonglinesJuly 1 to Oct. 31
12

The waters adjacent to Renews — Cappahayden, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°54′25″52°55′05″
246°53′48″52°52′
346°50′36″52°53′24″
446°51′03″52°56′28″
Gill netsJune 1 to Sept. 30
13

The waters adjacent to Renews — Cappahayden, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°54′25″52°55′05″
246°53′48″52°52′
346°52′23″52°52′36″
446°52′23″52°55′06″
546°51′52°55′42″
646°51′03″52°56′28″
LonglinesJune 1 to Sept. 30
14The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°55′36″N. and 46°54′25″N. and that are seaward of a straight line joining 46°55′36″N., Longitude 52°54′34″W. (Sculpin Point, Newfoundland) to Latitude 46°54′25″N., Longitude 52°55′05″W. (Renews Head, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
15The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°53′48″N. and 46°49′47″N. and that are seaward of a straight line joining Latitude 46°53′48″N., Longitude 52°54′56″W. (Renews Island, Newfoundland) to Latitude 46°49′47″N., Longitude 52°55′48″W. (Small Point, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
16The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°54′25″N. (Renews Head, Newfoundland) and 46°53′32″N. (Bull Cove, Newfoundland) and that are more than 238 m from the nearest shore.Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
17The waters off Harbour Grace Island, Newfoundland that are within ¾ of a nautical mile of Harbour Grace Island Light at Latitude 47°42′42.56″N., Longitude 53°08′33.83″W. and that lie on any bearing between 312° and 0° True or between 0° and 132° True from that light.Gill nets and trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
18

The waters of Division 3L in the vicinity of Ragged Islands, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland that are enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°14′30″53°27′25″
248°14′38″53°26′35″
348°14′28″53°25′28″
448°14′53°26′40″
548°13′57″53°27′33″
648°14′30″53°27′25″
Gill nets and trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
19

The waters adjacent to Bonavista, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed but not including the waters referred to in item 20.

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°38′28″53°07′30″
248°39′57″53°11′36″
348°45′51″53°06′48″
448°46′06″52°56′12″
548°40′53°04′40″
Gill netsAug. 11 to June 30
20

The waters within the area described in item 19 known locally as:

  • (a) Western Ledge — Turr’s Egg;

  • (b) Stone Island Ground; and

  • (c) Net Grounds and Northern Ledge.

Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
21The waters within 55 m of the shore in that part of St. George’s Bay, Newfoundland inside of a straight line joining Latitude 48°08′30″N., Longitude 58°57′26″W. (Shoal Point) to Latitude 48°33′25″N., Longitude 58°43′12″W. (Gravels).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
22The waters of the Bay of Islands, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and a line joining Latitude 49°06′N., Longitude 58°21′W. (Tortoise Point) to Latitude 49°04′N., Longitude 58°11′W. (Shoal Point), thence to Latitude 49°08′N., Longitude 58°09′W. (Middle Arm Point), thence to Latitude 49°11′N., Longitude 58°07′W. (North Arm Point), and thence to Latitude 49°14′N., Longitude 58°12′W. (Crab Point).Trap netsApr. 15 to Sept. 15
23In that portion of any river estuary in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island that is upstream of the first point where that estuary is 0.8 km in width at normal low tide.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/91-76, ss. 12 to 14;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 43(F);
  • SOR/94-45, ss. 24, 25;
  • SOR/94-60, s. 4;
  • SOR/94-437, s. 3.
 
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