Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

Length Restriction

 No person shall catch and retain or possess an oyster that is less than 76 mm in length.

PART IXSALMON

Interpretation

 In this Part,

“Salmon Fishing Area”

“Salmon Fishing Area” means a Salmon Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule VI and includes the waters of any province that flow into such an Area. (zone de pêche du saumon)

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for salmon except by angling with an artificial fly.

Close Times

 Subject to subsection 66(1), no person shall fish for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII during the close time set out in column II of that item.

Quotas for Specific Waters

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII

  • (a) more salmon in any day than the daily catch and retain quota set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) more salmon in any year than the yearly fishing quota set out in column V of that item.

Aggregate Quotas and Length Restrictions by Province

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section

  • (a) more salmon in any day than the daily catch and retain quota set out in column II of that item;

  • (b) more salmon in any year than the yearly fishing quota set out in column IV of that item; or

  • (c) any salmon the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column V of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersDaily Catch and Retain QuotaDaily Catch and Release QuotaYearly Fishing QuotaMinimum Length
Nova Scotia
1.Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.2410, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm
New Brunswick
2.Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.2410, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm
Prince Edward Island
3.Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.145, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm