Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

PART XVII.1WHITEFISH

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for whitefish

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for whitefish except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for whitefish in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1.Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31810 cm60 cm
2.Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 14810 cm60 cm
3.Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm60 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.12

  • (a) more whitefish than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any whitefish the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.