Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

Quotas and Length Restrictions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection

    • (a) more landlocked salmon than the fishing quota set out in column II of that item; or

    • (b) any landlocked salmon the length of which is

      • (i) less than the minimum length set out in column III of that item, or

      • (ii) more than the maximum length set out in column IV of that item.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    WatersFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.235 cm63 cm
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.235 cm63 cm
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.135 cm63 cm
  • (2) No person shall catch and retain in any day more than two landlocked salmon from any combination of waters set out in items 2 to 4 of the table to subsection (1).

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 16.

Tagging

 Every person who, during the period beginning on April 1 and ending on December 31, catches and retains a landlocked salmon that is 48 cm or more in length shall forthwith affix thereto a blue salmon tag in the manner described in subsection 67(1).

PART VI.1Muskellunge

Application

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

  • (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. 17.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for muskellunge except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

Close Times

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

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
WatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 14510 cm150 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

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 53.3

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

  • (b) any muskellunge 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. 17.

PART VIIMussels

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for mussels except by hand, with hand-held tools, with a drag rake, hydraulic device or mechanical device or by diving.

Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for mussels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

  • (2) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for mussels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
    WatersMethodClose Time
    Nova Scotia
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    New Brunswick
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    Prince Edward Island
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 18.
 
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