Manitoba Fishery Regulations, 1987 (SOR/87-509)

Regulations are current to 2014-07-22 and last amended on 2012-03-30. Previous Versions

PART VCOMMERCIAL FISHING

Restrictions on Trade

 No person shall sell, trade or barter or offer to sell, trade or barter any fish taken from any waters of Manitoba other than fish taken under the authority of a licence that authorizes commercial fishing issued under the Fisheries Act (Manitoba).

  • SOR/90-302, s. 11;
  • SOR/98-247, s. 12.

Close Times and Quotas

 No person shall engage in commercial fishing in the waters set out in Column I of an item of Schedule XV for a species set out in Column II of that item during the close time set out in Column IV of that item.

 The annual commercial fishing quota for waters set out in Column I of an item of Schedule XV for a species set out in Column II of that item is the weight amount set out in Column III of that item.

  •  (1) Where a fishery officer has determined that an annual quota for a species of fish set out in Column II of an item of Schedule XV in the waters set out in Column I of that item has been or is about to be taken, the fishery officer shall give notice that the quota has been taken.

  • (2) The notice referred to in subsection (1) shall be given to the persons affected or likely to be affected by the notice by one or more of the methods referred to in subsection 4(2).

  • (3) Where a notice is given in accordance with subsection (1), no person shall engage in commercial fishing in any waters to which the notice applies for the species to which the notice applies.

  • SOR/90-302, s. 21(F).

 To determine whether, in respect of a species set out in Column I of an item of the table to this section, the annual quota set out in Column III of an item of Schedule XV or a quantity of whole fish set out as a condition of a licence has been taken, the weight of all fish taken shall be the sum of

  • (a) in the case of whole fish of a species, the weight of the fish at the time they are removed from a vessel; and

  • (b) in the case of processed fish of a species, the weight of the fish at the time they are removed from a vessel multiplied by the appropriate conversion factor set out in Column II, III or IV, as appropriate, of an item of the table to this section.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn II

    Conversion Factor —

    Column III

    Conversion Factor —

    Column IV

    Conversion Factor —

    ItemSpeciesDressedHeadless Dressed

    Headless Drawn

    Filleted
    1.Lake trout1.21.5
    2.Lake whitefish1.11.22.2
    3.Northern pike1.21.5
    4.Sauger1.11.42.4
    5.Walleye1.11.42.4