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Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007 (SOR/2007-237)

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Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007

SOR/2007-237

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 2007-10-25

Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007

P.C. 2007-1648 2007-10-25

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to section 43Footnote a of the Fisheries Act, hereby makes the annexed Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

    angling

    angling means fishing with a line that is held in the hand or attached to a rod that is held in the hand or closely attended. (à la ligne)

    artificial fly

    artificial fly means a hook dressed with silk, wool, fur, feathers or other similar organic or non-organic material that is used to catch fish when angling and includes wet flies, dry flies and streamer flies but does not include an artificial lure or organic bait. (mouche artificielle)

    artificial lure

    artificial lure means a spoon, plug, jig or other device that is designed to catch fish when angling. (leurre artificiel)

    baitfish

    baitfish means a fish of a species native to Ontario that is set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1. (poisson-appât)

    barbless hook

    barbless hook means a hook without barbs or a hook that has barbs that are compressed so as to be in complete contact with the shaft of the hook. (hameçon sans ardillon)

    border waters area

    border waters area[Repealed, SOR/2017-195, s. 1]

    fisheries management zone

    fisheries management zone or zone means a subdivision of the waters of Ontario as shown in the Regulation Plans of Fisheries Management Zones filed on December 5, 2013 in the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario. (zone de gestion des pêches ou zone)

    hook

    hook means a single or multiple-pointed hook on a common shaft but does not include a snagger. (hameçon)

    invasive fish

    invasive fish[Repealed, SOR/2015-121, s. 37]

    invasive species

    invasive species means a species that is set out, in respect of Ontario, in Part 2 of the schedule to the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations. (espèce envahissante)

    licence

    licence means

    • (a) a licence or permit issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario 1997, c. 41 or a document or thing deemed to be a licence under that Act;

    • (b) a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations; or

    • (c) a licence issued under these Regulations. (permis)

    livewell

    livewell means a compartment designed to keep fish alive that is attached to or forms part of a fishing vessel, has the capacity for water exchange and aeration and contains no less than 46 L of water. (vivier)

    plant-based bait

    plant-based bait means either

    • (a) bait that is made exclusively from plants; or

    • (b) bait that is made primarily from plants if the following conditions are met:

      • (i) it does not contain visible pieces of fish, animal parts or animal ingredients;

      • (ii) it does not have natural or artificial meat or fish flavouring; and

      • (iii) any poultry eggs that are incorporated are used as a binding agent. (appât d’origine végétale)

    pound net

    pound net means an impounding net whose top is not covered by netting. (parc en filet)

    provincial Minister

    provincial Minister means the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry for Ontario. (ministre provincial)

    resident

    resident means a person whose residence is in Canada and who has resided in Canada for a period of at least 6 months during the 12 months immediately before the day on which that residence becomes material for the purposes of these Regulations. (résident)

    seine net

    seine net means a net, the ends of which are brought together or hauled ashore, and includes a bar seine, beach seine, drag seine, purse seine or other similar type of net. (senne)

    snagger

    snagger means an instrument that is designed for the purpose of hooking or piercing a fish in any part of the body other than the mouth. (croc)

    spear gun

    spear gun includes any device, other than a bow, that is capable of propelling a spear. (fusil à harpon)

    specially protected fish

    specially protected fish means a fish of a species set out in Part 4 of Schedule 1. (spécialement protégé)

    sport fishing

    sport fishing means the catching of fish for non-commercial purposes. (pêche sportive)

    spring gaff

    spring gaff means a spring-operated device for impaling or hooking a fish and includes spring-loaded hooks that are triggered when a fish bites the bait. (gaffe à ressort)

    stringer

    stringer means a string or metal line on which fish are strung. (chaîne ou corde à poissons)

    trolling

    trolling means angling by trailing lures or bait behind a fishing vessel that is in constant forward motion. (pêche à la traine)

  • (2) For the purposes of determining the size of a fish, a fish shall be measured from the tip of the head with the jaws closed to the tip of the tail with the lobes compressed so as to give the maximum possible measurement.

  • (3) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish by its common name as set out in column 1 of Part 1, 2 or 4 of Schedule 1 is a reference to the species or group of species of fish whose scientific name is set out in column 2.

Application

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in Ontario.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply to

    • (a) waters to which the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations apply;

    • (b) activities carried out under an aquaculture licence;

    • (c) activities carried out, in the course of their duties, by employees of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and employees of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; or

    • (d) artificially created waters into which only fish obtained from either the holder of an aquaculture licence or the holder of a commercial fishing licence have been released for non-commercial purposes if those waters

      • (i) are not on a regional flood plain,

      • (ii) lie wholly within the boundaries of privately owned land,

      • (iii) have no connection or outflow to natural waters, and

      • (iv) contain water from surface run-off, natural springs, ground water or water pumped from a stream or lake.

  • (3) These Regulations, other than subsections 1(1) and (3), paragraphs 3(1)(b) and (c), subsection 4(3) to (6) and sections 13 and 44, do not apply to fishing and related activities carried out under a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

PART 1General

Licences

  •  (1) No person shall, except as authorized under a licence,

    • (a) fish;

    • (b) ship or transport or attempt to ship or transport live fish other than baitfish; or

    • (c) deposit or attempt to deposit live fish into any body of water other than the body of water from which they were caught.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 7]

Terms and Conditions of Licences

[
  • SOR/2011-154, s. 1(E)
]
  •  (1) The provincial Minister may, for the proper management and control of fisheries and the conservation and protection of fish, specify in a licence any term or condition that is not inconsistent with these Regulations respecting one or more of the following matters:

    • (a) the species, quantity, size, weight, age, sex or stage of development of fish that may be caught, retained, possessed, held, loaded, landed, transported, transferred or released;

    • (b) the waters or locations where fishing is permitted or from which fish may be caught;

    • (c) the persons who may carry out activities under the licence;

    • (d) the waters or locations where fish may be held, loaded, landed, transferred or released;

    • (e) the period during which fishing is permitted or fish may be transferred or released;

    • (f) the type, size, quantity or marking of fishing gear or equipment;

    • (g) the locations or manner in which fishing gear or equipment may be used;

    • (h) the fishing vessel that may be used and the persons who may operate it;

    • (i) the weighing, marking, tagging, loading, landing, handling, separation or transportation of fish;

    • (j) the type and marking of containers used to hold or transport fish;

    • (k) the information that shall be recorded, kept or reported and the manner and form in which and the period for which the information shall be recorded, kept or reported;

    • (l) the disposing of water, containers or anything used to hold or transport fish;

    • (m) the monitoring of fishing activities, verification or examination of fishing gear, equipment, fish or records relating to fishing activities and the taking of fish samples;

    • (n) the health of fish including the monitoring and reporting of water quality, diseases, pathogens or fish escapes;

    • (o) the possession, destruction or prevention of the spread of a fish or other aquatic organism that is or may be harmful to fish;

    • (p) the method of movement, transfer, release, disposal or preservation of fish to ensure their protection; or

    • (q) the information that the master of a fishing vessel shall report from the water, including the method by which, the period in which and the person to whom the report is to be made.

  • (2) Every person shall comply with the terms and conditions specified in their licence.

  • (3) The provincial Minister may amend the terms and conditions of a licence for the purposes of the conservation and protection of fish.

  • (4) A notice of an amendment made under subsection (3) shall be sent to the licence holder. The notice is deemed to be received by a licence holder

    • (a) if the licence holder consents to receiving it by electronic means, on the day recorded by the server of the provincial Minister as the time of sending it;

    • (b) if the licence holder consents to receiving it by fax, on the day recorded by a fax machine of the provincial Minister as the time of sending it;

    • (c) if it is sent to the licence holder by mail, on the fifth day after the postmark date on the notice; or

    • (d) if it is delivered personally, on the day on which the notice is received by the licence holder.

  • (5) The amended licence terms take effect on the day on which the notice is received by the licence holder.

  • (6) The licence holder shall, on receipt of the notice, attach the notice to the licence.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 5

Prohibition on Bringing Bait Into Ontario

 No person shall bring into Ontario, for use as bait,

  • (a) crayfish or salamanders; or

  • (b) live fish or leeches.

Invasive Species

  •  (1) No person shall possess, transport or release members of an invasive species except in accordance with the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations or as authorized under a licence issued under subsection (2).

  • (2) The provincial Minister may issue a licence to a person to possess, transport or release invasive species in specified quantities if

    • (a) they are an employee or a person referred to in subsection 13(1) of the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations;

    • (b) they use the equipment and controls necessary to protect against any unauthorized release of invasive species into Ontario waters; and

    • (c) the possession is for scientific, educational or aquatic invasive species control purposes.

  • SOR/2015-121, s. 38
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 6

Specially Protected Fish

  •  (1) No person shall fish for or possess a specially protected fish except as authorized under a licence issued under subsection (2).

  • (2) The provincial Minister may issue a licence to a person to fish for or possess specially protected fish if

    • (a) they are a qualified fisheries researcher working in a recognized research facility; and

    • (b) the purpose of their fishing or possession is the conservation or protection of the species.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess an American eel if the person has documentary evidence to show that the eel was lawfully obtained outside of Ontario.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 7

Close Times Applicable to Fish Sanctuaries

  •  (1) No person shall fish in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule V to the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989, during the close time set out in column II of that item.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 2]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 2

Prohibited Fishing Methods and Gear

  •  (1) No person shall fish with

    • (a) a hook used in such a manner as to pierce or hook a fish in any part of the body other than the mouth;

    • (b) a gaff;

    • (c) a snare;

    • (d) a snagger; or

    • (e) a spear gun.

  • (2) Despite paragraph (1)(b), a person may use a gaff, other than a spring gaff, to assist in the landing of a fish.

  • (3) No person shall retain a fish that has been pierced or hooked in any part of the body other than the mouth while angling except a fish that has been pierced or hooked while being landed with a gaff that is not a spring gaff.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 2
  •  (1) No person shall possess a snagger, spear gun or spring gaff in any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

  • (2) Except when spear fishing in accordance with these Regulations, no person shall possess a spear for the purpose of fishing in any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

  • (3) No person shall possess a snare for the purpose of fishing in any waters or within 30 m of any water’s edge.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 8

Use of Artificial Light

 No person shall use an artificial light to attract fish except

  • (a) to fish for lake herring, lake whitefish or smelt by any means other than by angling; or

  • (b) when angling, as part of a lure attached to a line.

Release of Fish

 A person, other than a person fishing under a commercial fishing licence, who catches a fish, other than an invasive species, the retention or possession of which is prohibited by these Regulations, shall immediately return the fish to the waters from which it was caught and, if the fish is alive, release it in a manner that causes the least harm to that fish.

  • SOR/2015-121, s. 39

Variation Orders

  •  (1) If a close time, fishing quota or limit on the size or weight of fish or fishing gear or equipment has been fixed in respect of an area, the provincial Minister may, by order, vary that close time, fishing quota or limit on fish or fishing gear or equipment in respect of the area or any portion of the area.

  • (2) If a close time, fishing quota, limit on the size or weight of fish or fishing gear or equipment is varied, the provincial Minister shall give notice of the variation to the persons affected or likely to be affected by the variation by one or more of the following methods:

    • (a) broadcasting the notice over a radio station;

    • (b) publishing the notice in a newspaper;

    • (c) posting the notice in the area or in the vicinity of the area affected by the variation;

    • (d) giving written or oral notice;

    • (e) transmitting or posting the notice by electronic means; or

    • (f) publishing the notice in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry summary of regulations pertaining to sport fishing.

PART 2Sport Fishing

Sport Fishing Methods

 No person shall sport fish other than by angling or by means of a spear, dip net, baitfish trap, seine net, or bow and arrow.

Angling Close Times

 No person shall angle for, or catch by angling and retain, fish of a species set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 in the waters set out in column 2 during the close time set out in column 3.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 10(F)

Angling Quotas and Size Limits

 Subject to sections 19 to 21, no person who is fishing under a sport fishing licence or a conservation fishing licence shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, fish of a species set out in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 from the waters set out in column 1,

  • (a) in an amount that exceeds the sport fishing licence quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 3; or

  • (b) in an amount that exceeds the conservation fishing licence quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

Provincial Possession Limits

 Subject to section 18, no person shall possess fish of a species set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 3, caught under a sport fishing licence or conservation fishing licence from the waters of all zones combined, in a quantity greater than the provincial possession limit set out in column 2.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 3

Provincial trout and salmon Aggregate Quota

 No person shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, a quantity of trout or salmon from the waters of all zones combined that in the aggregate is greater than

  • (a) five, when fishing under a sport fishing licence; or

  • (b) two, when fishing under a conservation fishing licence.

Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits

 No person shall catch and retain in any one day fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 3 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 11(F)

Non-resident Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits

 No non-resident shall catch and retain in any one day fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

  • SOR/2017-195, s. 2

Non-resident Quotas and Size Limits

 No non-resident shall catch and retain in any one day or possess fish of a species set out in column 3 of Part 5 of Schedule 3 as specified for the type of licence set out in column 1 from the waters set out in column 2 in an amount that exceeds the quota or of a size that does not comply with the size limit set out in column 4.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 12

 If a non-resident under 18 years of age fishes under a sport fishing licence held by another person, the fish caught and retained or possessed shall be deemed to be caught and retained or possessed by the licence holder.

Angling From a Fishing Vessel

  •  (1) A person who is angling under a sport fishing licence or a conservation fishing licence from a fishing vessel and who catches largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye or northern pike may exchange one or more of the live fish that the person has caught for another of the same species if

    • (a) the live fish that are caught and not immediately released are held in a livewell that is mechanically aerated at all times; and

    • (b) the fish that is being released will survive after release and is released into the waters from which it was caught.

  • (2) A person who is fishing under a sport fishing licence may hold in the livewell no more than an aggregate of six largemouth bass or smallmouth bass.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 13(F)

Sport Fishing Quotas in Boundary Waters

 If a person is sport fishing in waters that lie both in Ontario and in another jurisdiction, the fish caught anywhere in the waters shall be deemed to have been caught and retained or possessed by the person in Ontario for the purposes of these Regulations.

Possession of Fish Caught By Angling

  •  (1) No person shall possess a live brook trout or live lake trout caught by angling from Lake Nipigon and its tributaries.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), paragraph 29(2)(d), section 38, paragraph 42(2)(b) and Schedule 4, a reference to Lake Nipigon and its tributaries means Lake Nipigon and its tributaries downstream from the first falls, rapids, dam or lake — or the entire tributary if there are no falls, rapids, dam or lake — including

    • (a) the waters on the islands of Lake Nipigon;

    • (b) the waters of the Gull River, downstream from the Highway 527 bridge;

    • (c) the waters of the Kabitotikwia River, downstream from the Highway 527 bridge;

    • (d) the waters of the Poshkokagan River, downstream from and including the rapids located at 49°25′45″ N, 89°04′55″ W;

    • (e) the waters of the Wabinosh River, downstream from Wabinosh Lake; and

    • (f) the waters of the Little Jackfish River, downstream from and including the first rapids upstream of the Pikitigushi Road bridge.

 No person shall possess a live fish, other than a baitfish, caught by angling from the following waters in Zone 4:

  • (a) Lac Seul (50°20′03″ N, 92°45′00″ W);

  • (b) Broad Lake (50°26′32″ N, 92°37′50″ W);

  • (c) Sunlight Lake (50°29′14″ N, 92°34′17″ W) and all connecting waters;

  • (d) Abram Lake (50°03′33″ N, 91°55′44″ W);

  • (e) Botsford Lake (50°08′19″ N, 91°39′32″ W);

  • (f) Hidden Lake (50°07′26″ N, 91°44′33″ W);

  • (g) Minnitaki Lake (49°58′19″ N, 91°57′29″ W);

  • (h) Pelican Lake (50°06′41″ N, 91°57′40″ W) and all connecting waters, including the waters locally known as Duck Lake; and

  • (i) the waters collectively known as the Rice River, including Flower Lake (49°56′47″ N, 91°57′19″ W), Parnes Lake (49°56′27″ N, 91°54′23″ W), Twill Lake (49°56′38″ N, 91°59′02″ W), Twin Bay of Minnitaki Lake (49°57′48″ N, 91°52′56″ W), Twinflower Lake (49°56′27″ N, 91°55′44″ W), Twinflower Creek and all connecting streams.

  •  (1) No non-resident who is angling from a fishing vessel shall possess on board the vessel more fish of a species than the quota set out in section 20 for the species in the waters in which the person is angling.

  • (2) This section applies to the following waters in Zone 5:

    • (a) Lake of the Woods (49°16′59″ N, 94°34′15″ W);

    • (b) Shoal Lake (49°32′50″ N, 94°56′25″ W);

    • (c) Cul de Sac Lake (49°37′54″ N, 94°49′47″ W);

    • (d) Obabikon Lake (49°14′59″ N, 94°12′25″ W);

    • (e) Rainy River; and

    • (f) Rainy Lake (48°43′35″ N, 93°07′51″ W) and the Seine River system upstream to the Sturgeon Falls (Crilly) Dam, situated immediately north of Highway 11, including the waters of Grassy Lake (48°39′53″ N, 92°43′05″ W), Wild Potato Lake (48°43′00″ N, 92°28′36″ W) and Partridge Crop Lake (48°43′46″ N, 92°22′12″ W) in the Territorial Districts of Kenora and Rainy River.

Possession or Use of Bait

  •  (1) No person shall release or deposit, or attempt to release or deposit, into any waters, or within 30 m of any waters, any of the following:

    • (a) live or dead bait or baitfish, including fish eggs, gametes or parts; or

    • (b) the water, soil or other materials in the container used to hold the materials set out in paragraph (a).

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of plant-based bait.

  • (3) Paragraph 1(b) does not apply to water that is taken from the waters where the person is fishing, used in either a recirculating device attached to or forming part of a fishing vessel or a moveable container holding bait or baitfish, and deposited back into the same waters or within 30 m of those waters.

 No person, other than the holder of a commercial bait licence or any other licence that authorizes the culture of baitfish, shall catch and retain in any one day, or possess, more than 120 baitfish.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 3
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 4
  •  (1) No person shall use as bait, or possess for use as bait, an invasive species or a live fish that is not a species of baitfish.

  • (2) No person shall use as bait or possess for use as bait

    • (a) a live baitfish in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 5;

    • (b) a fish greater than 13 cm in length in Lake Temagami (46°59′36″ N, 80°04′15″ W);

    • (c) a fish

      • (i) in the waters of Clearwater Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°42′23″ N, 94°45′13″ W), Echo Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°39′00″ N, 94°53′58″ W) or Cul de Sac Lake (49°37′54″ N, 94°49′47″ W);

      • (ii) in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 5 during the period set out in column 2; or

    • (d) rainbow smelt in Zone 2, 4, 5 or 6, except, in Zones 2 and 6, in the waters of Lake Nipigon and its tributaries and, in Zone 6, in the waters of Jessie Lake (49°11′19″ N, 88°19′52″ W), Helen Lake (49°04′20″ N, 88°16′17″ W), Polly Lake (49°07′52″ N, 88°15′58″ W) and the Nipigon River.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess no more than 36 live crayfish for use as bait in the waters in which the person is angling, if the crayfish were caught in those waters.

  • (4) No person shall transport crayfish overland except under a licence to collect fish for scientific purposes issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario, 1997, c. 41.

  • (5) Despite subsection (4), a person may transport red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in accordance with General, Ontario Regulation 354/16 made under the Invasive Species Act, 2015, S.O. 2015, c. 22, as amended from time to time.

  • SOR/2008-99, s. 14
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 5
  • SOR/2015-121, s. 40
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 17
  • SOR/2023-245, s. 12

Angling Restrictions

 No person shall angle within 25 m of a pound net or cage in which fish are held for culture.

 No person shall angle in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 4 except in accordance with the limits on gear and equipment set out in column 2 during the specified time periods, as applicable.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), no person angling in open water shall angle in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 4 with more than the number of lines set out in column 2.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), no person angling through ice shall angle in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 with more than the number of lines set out in column 2.

  • (3) A person who is angling for common carp may use up to three lines in the waters of Zones 12 to 20 if all of the following conditions are met:

    • (a) the person is using plant-based bait or synthetic corn;

    • (b) when the person is angling from a fishing vessel, all of the lines used by the person are on that vessel with the person; and

    • (c) when the person is not angling from a fishing vessel, each line used by the person is within 2 m of another line used by the person.

 No person who is angling through the ice shall

  • (a) be more than 60 m from a hole in the ice through which they are angling; or

  • (b) fail to maintain a clear and unobstructed view of a line with which they are angling.

Fishing at Night

  •  (1) No person shall sport fish during the period between sunset and sunrise.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is

    • (a) angling, except in the waters of Eagle Lake (49º42′ N, 93º13′ W);

    • (b) fishing by means of a baitfish trap;

    • (c) fishing for rainbow smelt by means of a dip net or seine net; or

    • (d) fishing for lake herring or lake whitefish by means of a dip net.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 19(E)

Sport Fishing Other Than Angling

  •  (1) No person shall sport fish using

    • (a) a dip net

      • (i) with dimensions that are greater than 183 cm by 183 cm if the dip net is angular, or

      • (ii) with a diameter that is greater than 183 cm if the dip net is circular;

    • (b) a seine net with dimensions that are greater than 10 m by 2 m;

    • (c) a baitfish trap of a length that is greater than 51 cm or a diameter that is greater than 31 cm;

    • (d) more than one dip net, baitfish trap or seine net; or

    • (e) a baitfish trap unless it is legibly marked with their name and address.

  • (2) No person who is sport fishing by a means other than by angling shall

    • (a) catch and retain in any one day or possess fish of a species set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from the waters set out in column 3 in an amount that exceeds the quota set out in column 5 or 6, as the case may be;

    • (b) use any gear other than the gear set out in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 for fishing for a species set out in column 1;

    • (c) fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from the waters set out in column 3 during the close time set out in column 4;

    • (d) fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 from any waters other than the waters set out in column 3; or

    • (e) fish for, or catch and retain, any species of fish other than the species set out in column 1 of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 6.

  • SOR/2011-154, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 20(E)
  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing by a means other than angling shall

    • (a) subject to section 28.1, catch and retain in any one day or possess more baitfish than the quota set out in column 5 of Part 2 of Schedule 6;

    • (b) when fishing for baitfish, use any gear other than the gear set out in column 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 6; or

    • (c) fish for baitfish during the close time set out in column 4 of Part 2 of Schedule 6.

  • (2) Other than suckers or lake herring, no non-resident shall fish for, or catch and retain baitfish, by a means other than by angling.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 5
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 21

Live Holding Methods

  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing shall place or use in any waters a live holding box or impounding device unless

    • (a) it is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name and address; and

    • (b) the markings are visible without raising it from the water.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) a live holding box that forms part of or is attached to a fishing vessel; or

    • (b) a bucket or other moveable container that contains baitfish.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 22(F)
  •  (1) No person who is sport fishing shall use a stringer, impounding device or live holding box for holding fish in Lake Nipigon and its tributaries.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), a person who is sport fishing may hold fish, other than brook trout or lake trout, in a livewell on Lake Nipigon or its tributaries.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 23

Identification and Measurement of Fish

  •  (1) Unless the fish is being prepared for immediate consumption, no person shall skin, cut or pack any fish caught by sport fishing in such a manner that the species cannot easily be identified or the number cannot easily be counted.

  • (2) No person shall possess a fish that is skinned, cut or packed in contravention of subsection (1).

  • (3) A person who is in possession of a fish caught by sport fishing for which there is an applicable size limit shall keep the fish in a manner that allows the size to be easily measured, unless the fish

    • (a) is being prepared for immediate consumption;

    • (b) is prepared at an overnight accommodation for storage;

    • (c) is being transported by the person on the water from a temporary overnight accommodation and that person is not sport fishing; or

    • (d) is being transported overland.

  • (4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a person who possesses

    • (a) fish from which samples have been collected for scientific purposes by an employee authorized by the provincial Minister or a person who possesses fish under a licence to collect fish for scientific purposes issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario, 1997, c. 41; and

    • (b) documentation given by the person or employee containing information on the samples and their collection including the original length or weight of the fish.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 24

PART 3Commercial Fishing and Commercial Bait Fishing

Commercial Baitfish Gear

 No person who is fishing for baitfish under a commercial bait licence shall use a dip net

  • (a) with dimensions that are greater than 305 cm by 305 cm if the dip net is angular; or

  • (b) with a diameter that is greater than 305 cm if the dip net is circular.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 7

Gear Markings

  •  (1) No person who is fishing under a commercial bait licence shall place or use a baitfish trap that is not legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number.

  • (2) No person who is operating under a commercial fishing licence or a commercial bait licence shall place or use in any waters a live holding box or impounding device unless

    • (a) it is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number, and

    • (b) the markings are visible without raising the box or device from the water.

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 6
  • SOR/2014-311, s. 8
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 25(F)
  •  (1) No person who is fishing under a commercial fishing licence shall set or use a hookline or net unless

    • (a) a buoy, marker or stake is attached to the hookline or to each end of the net;

    • (b) each buoy, marker or stake is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number; and

    • (c) the licence holder’s name or licence number is visible without raising the gear from the water.

  • (2) Despite paragraph (1)(a), and except in the case of ice fishing,

    • (a) in the waters of Lake of the Woods and Shoal Lake, the hookline or each end of the net must be marked by a buoy with a shaft whose upper extremity is at least 53 cm above the water and has attached to it an orange flag measuring at least 22 cm by 22 cm; and

    • (b) in the waters of Lake Superior and Lake Nipigon and its tributaries, the hookline or each end of the net must be marked by a standard marker ball 50 cm in diameter or by a buoy with a shaft whose upper extremity is at least 92 cm above the water and has attached to it an orange flag measuring at least 22 cm by 22 cm.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 26

Commercial Fishing Close Times

 No person who is fishing under a commercial fishing licence or a commercial bait licence shall fish for, or catch and retain, a species of fish set out in column 2 of Schedule 7 or 8, as the case may be, in the waters set out in column 1 during the close time set out in column 3.

  • SOR/2014-311, s. 9

PART 4Observers

  •  (1) The provincial Minister may designate a person who does not purchase fish for the purpose of resale and who is not an owner, operator, manager or employee of an enterprise that catches, cultures, processes or transports fish as an observer for the purposes of these Regulations and may assign to the observer any of the following duties:

    • (a) the monitoring of fishing activities, the examination and measurement of fishing gear, the recording of scientific data and observations and the taking of samples;

    • (b) the monitoring of the landing of fish and the verification of the weight and species of fish caught and retained;

    • (c) the examination of records relating to fishing activities; and

    • (d) the biological examination and sampling of fish.

  • (2) The provincial Minister shall provide each observer with a certificate of designation as an observer.

  • (3) An observer shall, on request, show the certificate of designation.

  • (4) A person who is operating a fishing vessel under a commercial fishing licence shall,

    • (a) at the request of an observer, permit the observer to go on board the vessel to perform any of their duties; and

    • (b) provide the observer with such assistance as is reasonably necessary to enable the observer to perform those duties, including

      • (i) facilitating the sending and receiving of messages by means of the communications equipment on board the vessel,

      • (ii) providing the position of the vessel in latitude and longitude using Loran C reading, Global Positioning System or any equivalent system,

      • (iii) giving access to all areas of the vessel involved in fishing or fish processing or storage operations,

      • (iv) providing suitable storage facilities for samples,

      • (v) permitting photographs or video recordings to be taken of fishing operations, gear and equipment,

      • (vi) permitting embarkation and disembarkation at agreed times and places, and

      • (vii) permitting the removal from the vessel of samples, records, photographs and film taken or made on board the vessel.

  • SOR/2018-216, s. 27

Amendments to the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

  •  (1) [Amendment]

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 7]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 7

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 8]

  •  (1) [Amendment]

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 9]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 9

 [Amendment]

Coming into Force

  •  (1) These Regulations, other than subsection 45(2), section 48 and subsection 49(2), come into force on January 1, 2008.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 10]

  • SOR/2009-328, s. 10

SCHEDULE 1Species of Fish

PART 1Common and Scientific Names of Species of Fish(Subsection 1(3))

Column 1Column 2
ItemCommon NameScientific Name
1AlewifeAlosa pseudoharengus
2American eelAnguilla rostrata
3American shadAlosa sapidissima
4Atlantic salmonSalmo salar
5Aurora troutSalvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis
6BowfinAmia calva
7Brook troutSalvelinus fontinalis
8Brown troutSalmo trutta
9BurbotLota lota
10CatfishFamily: Ictaluridae
11Channel catfishIctalurus punctatus
11.1Cisco (Lake herring)Coregonus artedi
12Ciscoes (Chubs), except Lake herringCoregonus hoyi, C. reighardi, C. kiyi, C. nigripinnis and C. zenithicus
13Common carpCyprinus carpio
14Crappie (black crappie and white crappie)Pomoxis nigromaculatus and Pomoxis annularis
15CrayfishAny species of the genera: Cambarus, Creaserinus, Faxonius, Lacunicambarus and Procambarus
16DarterAny species of the genera: Ammocrypta, Etheostoma, and Percina native to Ontario
17Freshwater drumAplodinotus grunniens
18GarFamily: Lepisosteidae
19Gizzard shadDorosoma cepedianum
20GoldeyeHiodon alosoides
21GoldfishCarassius auratus
22Grass pickerelEsox americanus vermiculatus
23KokaneeOncorhynchus nerka
24[Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 13]
25Lake sturgeonAcipenser fulvescens
26Lake troutSalvelinus namaycush
27Lake whitefishCoregonus clupeaformis
28Largemouth bassMicropterus salmoides
29MinnowAny species of family: Cyprinidae that is native to Ontario except common carp or goldfish
30MooneyeHiodon tergisus
31MudminnowFamily: Esocidae
32MuskellungeEsox masquinongy and the hybrid of the muskellunge and the northern pike, E. masquinongy x E. lucius
33Northern pikeEsox lucius
34

Pacific salmon

  • (a) Chinook salmon

  • (b) Coho salmon

  • (c) Pink salmon

Any species of the genus Oncorhynchus, except rainbow trout and kokanee salmon

  • (a) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

  • (b) Oncorhynchus kisutch

  • (c) Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

35PanfishFamily: Centrarchidae except Micropterus salmoides, M. dolomieu, Pomoxis annularis and P. nigromaculatus
36Rainbow smeltOsmerus mordax
37Rainbow troutOncorhynchus mykiss
38Rock bassAmbloplites rupestris
39Round whitefishProsopium cylindraceum
40SaugerSander canadensis
41SculpinFamily: Cottidae
42Smallmouth bassMicropterus dolomieu
43Splake (backcross)The hybrid of the lake trout and the brook trout, S. namaycush x S. fontinalis
44SticklebackFamily: Gasterosteidae
45SuckerFamily: Catostomidae
46SunfishAny species of the genus: Lepomis
47Trout-perchPercopsis omiscomaycus
48Walleye (yellow pickerel)Sander vitreus and the hybrid of walleye and sauger, S. vitreus x S. canadensis
49White bassMorone chrysops
50White perchMorone americana
51Yellow perchPerca flavescens

PART 2Species of Baitfish(Subsection 1(1))

Column 1Column 2
ItemCommon NameScientific Name
1Minnows (family Cyprinidae), only the species listed below:
  • (1) Blackchin shiner

Notropis heterodon
  • (1.1) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 16]

  • (2) Blacknose shiner

Notropis heterolepis
  • (3) Bluntnose minnow

Pimephales notatus
  • (4) Brassy minnow

Hybognathus hankinsoni
  • (5) Central stoneroller

Campostoma anomalum
  • (6) Common shiner

Luxilus cornutus
  • (7) Creek chub

Semotilus atromaculatus
  • (8) [Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 17]

  • (9) Emerald shiner

Notropis atherinoides
  • (10) Fallfish

Semotilus corporalis
  • (11) Fathead minnow

Pimephales promelas
  • (12) Finescale dace

Chrosomus neogaeus
  • (13) Golden shiner

Notemigonus crysoleucas
  • (14) Hornyhead chub

Nocomis biguttatus
  • (15) Lake chub

Couesius plumbeus
  • (16) Longnose dace

Rhinichthys cataractae
  • (17) Mimic shiner

Notropis volucellus
  • (17.1) Northern pearl dace

Margariscus nachtriebi
  • (18) Northern redbelly dace

Chrosomus eos
  • (19) [Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 17]

  • (20) Redfin shiner

Lythrurus umbratilis
  • (21) River chub

Nocomis micropogon
  • (22) Rosyface shiner

Notropis rubellus
  • (23) Sand shiner

Notropis stramineus
  • (24) Spotfin shiner

Cyprinella spiloptera
  • (25) Spottail shiner

Notropis hudsonius
  • (26) Striped shiner

Luxilus chrysocephalus
  • (27) Western blacknose dace

Rhinichthys obtusus
2Suckers (family Catostomidae), only the species listed below:
  • (1) Longnose sucker

Catostomus catostomus
  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 17]

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 17]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 17]

  • (5) White sucker

Catostomus commersonii
3Pike and Mudminnows (family Esocidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Central mudminnow

Umbra limi
4Whitefishes (family Salmonidae), only the species listed belowSalmonidae
  • (1) Cisco (Lake herring)

Coregonus artedi
5Trout-perches (family Percopsidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Trout-perch

Percopsis omiscomaycus
6Sticklebacks (family Gasterosteidae), only the species listed below
  • (1) Brook stickleback

Culaea inconstans
  • (2) Ninespine stickleback

Pungitius pungitius
  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 18]

7[Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 19]
8[Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 19]
9

Topminnows (family Fundulidae), only the species listed below

  • (1) Banded killifish

Fundulus diaphanus

PART 3[Repealed, SOR/2015-121, s. 41]

PART 4Specially Protected Fish(Subsection 1(1))

Column 1Column 2
ItemCommon NameScientific Name
1American eelAnguilla rostrata
2Cutlip minnowExoglossum maxillingua
3Redside daceClinostomus elongatus

SCHEDULE 2(Section 15)

Angling Close Time

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemSpeciesWatersAngling Close Time
1Walleye and saugerAny zoneApril 15 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
2Largemouth and Smallmouth bassAny zoneJanuary 1 to the Friday before the 4th Saturday in June and December 1 to December 31
3Northern pikeAny zoneApril 15 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
4MuskellungeAny zoneJanuary 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in June and December 16 to December 31
5Yellow perchAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
6Black and White crappieAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
7SunfishAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
8Brook troutAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
9Brown troutAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
10Rainbow troutAny zoneApril 1 to the Friday before the 3rd Saturday in May
11Lake troutAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
12SplakeAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
13Pacific salmon (Chinook, Coho and Pink salmon)Any zoneOctober 1 to December 31
14Atlantic salmonAny zoneOctober 1 to December 31
15Lake whitefishAny zoneNovember 16 to December 31
16Lake sturgeonAny zoneMay 1 to June 30
17Channel catfishAny zoneJune 1 to July 15
18Aurora troutAny zoneJanuary 1 to July 31 and October 16 to December 31
19American shadAny zoneMay 1 to July 15
20Any species of fish not set out in items 1 to 19Any zoneJanuary 1 to March 31

SCHEDULE 3Angling Quotas, Size Limits and Provincial Possession Limits

PART 1Angling Quotas and Size Limits(Section 16)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemWatersSpeciesSport Fishing Licence Quota and Size LimitConservation Fishing Licence Quota and Size Limit
1Zone 1(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(17) 6, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
2Zone 2(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(11) 1, any size
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, any size(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
3Zone 3(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
4Zone 4(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and white crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 190 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
5Zone 5(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 102 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 190 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
6Zone 6(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 1, greater than 55 cm(10) 1, greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
7Zone 7(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 2 greater than 30 cm of which not more than 1 is greater than 40 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm and none greater than 40 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 2, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
8Zone 8(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
9Zone 9(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 2, any size(1) 1, any size
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, must be less than 70 cm or greater than 90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 1, must be greater than 56 cm(8) 0
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 1, must be greater than 55 cm(10) 1, must be greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 3, any size(12) 1, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 0(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
10Zone 10(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
11Zone 11(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be less than 43 cm or greater than 60 cm and not more than 1 greater than 60 cm(1) 2, must be less than 43 cm or greater than 60 cm and not more than 1 greater than 60 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 122 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 31 cm(8) 2, none greater than 31 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
12Zone 12(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be less than 40 cm(1) 2, must be less than 40 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 137 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, any size
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be less than 105 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
13Zone 13(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be less than 41 cm or greater than 56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(1) 2, must be less than 41 cm or greater than 56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 4, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 102 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
14Zone 14(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be less than 41 cm or greater than 56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm(1) 2, must be less than 41 cm or greater than 56 cm and not more than 1 greater than 56 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 3, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 1, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 137 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
15Zone 15(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
16Zone 16(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
17Zone 17(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
18Zone 18(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 91 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
19Zone 19(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 6, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm, and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 112 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm
20Zone 20(1) Walleye and Sauger in the aggregate(1) 4, must be greater than 20 cm(1) 2, not more than 1 greater than 46 cm
(2) Largemouth bass and Smallmouth bass in the aggregate(2) 6, must be greater than 35 cm(2) 2, must be greater than 35 cm
(3) Northern pike(3) 6, not more than 2 greater than 61 cm, of which not more than 1 may be greater than 86 cm(3) 2, not more than 1 greater than 61 cm and none greater than 86 cm
(4) Muskellunge(4) 1, must be greater than 122 cm(4) 0
(5) Yellow perch(5) 50, must be greater than 25 cm(5) 25, must be greater than 25 cm
(6) Black crappie and White crappie in the aggregate(6) 30, must be greater than 25 cm(6) 10, must be greater than 25 cm
(7) Sunfish(7) 50, must be greater than 15 cm(7) 25, must be greater than 15 cm
(8) Brook trout(8) 5, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm(8) 2, not more than 1 greater than 30 cm
(9) Brown trout(9) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(9) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(10) Rainbow trout(10) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(10) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(11) Lake trout(11) 3, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm(11) 1, must be less than 33 cm or greater than 40 cm
(12) Splake(12) 5, any size(12) 2, any size
(13) Pacific salmon(13) 5, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm(13) 2, not more than 1 greater than 55 cm
(14) Atlantic salmon(14) 1, must be greater than 63 cm(14) 0
(15) Lake whitefish(15) 12, any size(15) 6, any size
(16) Lake sturgeon(16) 1, must be greater than 114 cm(16) 0
(17) Channel catfish(17) 12, any size(17) 6, any size
(18) Aurora trout(18) 1, any size(18) 0
(19) American shad(19) 5, must be greater than 25 cm(19) 2, must be greater than 25 cm
(20) Any species of fish not set out in subitems (1) to (19)(20) 50, must be greater than 20 cm(20) 25, must be greater than 20 cm

PART 2Provincial Possession Limits(Section 17)

Column 1Column 2
ItemSpeciesProvincial Possession Limit
1Walleye or Sauger or any combination6
2Largemouth bass or Smallmouth bass or any combination6
3Northern pike6
4Muskellunge1
5Brook trout5
6Brown trout5
7Rainbow trout5
8Lake trout3
9Splake5
10Pacific salmon5
11Atlantic salmon1
12Lake whitefish25
13Lake sturgeon1
14Channel catfish12
15Aurora trout1
16Yellow perch100
17Black crappie or White crappie or any combination30

PART 3Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits(Section 19)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemLicenceWatersSpeciesDaily Catch and Retain Quota and Size Limit
Zone 2
1Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of Echoing Lake (54°31′14″ N, 92°14′24″ W)Lake trout1, any size
Zone 5
2Resident Sport Fishing Licence
  • a) The waters of Whitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°22′25″ N, 94°08′17″ W), including Regina Bay (49°24′32″ N, 94°02′13″ W), Snake Bay (49°21′43″ N, 94°02′09″ W), Boot Bay (48°43′13″ N, 93°23′05″ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′42″ N, 94°14′08″ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′11″ N, 94°13′42″ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′16″ N, 94°18′27″ W), Louis Inlet (49°25′30″ N, 94°17′08″ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′04″ N, 94°19′08″ W), Devils Bay (49°14′47″ N, 94°05′07″ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′34″ N, 94°07′25″ W), Atikaminike Bay (49°14′29″ N, 94°02′36″ W), Camp Bay (49°15′11″ N, 94°02′26″ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°25′12″ N, 94°07′58″ W), Log Bay (49°26′14″ N, 94°09′52″ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′15″ N, 94°05′27″ W), Willow Bay (48°36′33″ N, 92°47′13″ W) and Sammons Bay (49°23′45″ N, 93°59′28″ W);

  • b) The waters of Dryberry Lake (49°32′49″ N, 93°51′00″ W), including Northwest Bay (48°49′47″ N, 92°42′15″ W) and Point Bay (49°34′38″ N, 93°44′01″ W);

  • c) The waters of Point Lake (48°09′40″ N, 91°32′15″ W); and

  • d) The waters of Eagle Lake (49°42′00″ N, 93°13′00″ W).

Lake trout1, any size
Zone 6
3Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of Whitefish Lake (48°13′00″ N, 90°00′00″ W)Yellow perch50, any size
Zone 7
4Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of Grehan Lake (49°29′21″ N, 86°37′27″ W), Little Pic Lake (49°22′00″ N, 86°38′00″ W), Sun Lake (49°25′16″ N, 86°34′48″ W) and Yucca Lake (49°23′24″ N, 86°37′50″ W), combinedLake trout1, any size
Zone 10
5Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll inland waters on Manitoulin Island including Cockburn IslandYellow perch25, any size
5.1Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll inland waters on Manitoulin Island including Cockburn IslandYellow perch12, any size
6[Repealed, SOR/2014-311, s. 30]
Zone 14
7Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14, excluding the waters of the St. Marys River west of 83°45′ W
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Northern pike

  • (a) 2, none between 41-56 cm and no more than 1 greater than 56 cm

  • (b) 2, not more than 1 greater than 86 cm

8Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14, excluding the waters of the St. Marys River west of 83°45′ W
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Northern pike

  • (a) 1, not between 41-56 cm

  • (b) 1, not greater than 86 cm

9Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14Yellow perch25, any size
10Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 14Yellow perch12, any size
Zone 16
11Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceThe waters of Lake Simcoe (44°25′24″ N, 79°22′16″ W), Lake Couchiching (44°39′51″ N, 79°22′34″ W) and Green River (44°45′18″ N, 79°19′41″ W) and their tributaries, the Trent Canal system and its tributaries downstream from Lake Couchiching to Lock 42, the Trent Canal System in the Townships of Brock and Ramara and the Severn River and its tributaries (excluding Black River) downstream from Lake Couchiching to Wasdell Falls, in Simcoe County, the Regional Municipality of the District of Muskoka and the Regional Municipalities of York and DurhamYellow perch50, any size
12Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceWaters set out in item 11Yellow perch25, any size
Zone 19
13Resident or Non-resident Sport Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 19Yellow perch50, any size
14Resident or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceAll waters in Zone 19Yellow perch25, any size

PART 4Non-resident Daily Catch and Retain Quotas and Size Limits(Section 20)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemLicenceWatersSpeciesDaily Catch and Retain Quota and Size Limit
1Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceZone 5Walleye or Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which only 1 may be greater than 46 cm
2Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceZone 5Lake trout1, any size

PART 5Non-resident Quotas and Size Limits(Section 21)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemLicenceWatersSpeciesQuota and Size Limit
1Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence

The waters of the Winnipeg River from the outlet of Lake of the Woods (49°16′59″ N, 94°34′15″ W) to the Manitoba border in Zone 5 and including the following waters:

  • (a) Middle Lake (49°46′54″ N, 94°36′21″ W);

  • (b) Muriel Lake (49°48′40″ N, 94°40′51″ W);

  • (c) Gun Lake (49°56′41″ N, 94°40′12″ W);

  • (d) Pistol Lake (49°59′49″ N, 94°42′38″ W);

  • (e) Lost Lake (50°00′16″ N, 94°39′39″ W);

  • (f) Little Sand Lake (50°02′11″ N, 94°41′05″ W);

  • (g) Big Sand Lake (50°06′45″ N, 94°37′54″ W);

  • (h) Hidden Lake (50°04′55″ N, 94°35′58″ W);

  • (i) Roughrock Lake (50°06′41″ N, 94°45′56″ W);

  • (j) Swan Lake (50°03′57″ N, 94°54′43″ W);

  • (k) Tetu Lake (50°10′54″ N, 95°02′18″ W);

  • (l) Eaglenest Lake (50°12′35″ N, 95°08′27″ W);

  • (m) MacFarlane River, downstream from the Ena Lake Dam (49°58′35″ N, 94°32′03″ W);

  • (n) the English River, from the confluence of the Winnipeg and English Rivers upstream to the Caribou Falls dam

Walleye and Sauger or any combination2 walleye or sauger in the aggregate, of which walleye must be between 35-45 cm and only 1 sauger may be greater than 45 cm in length
2Non-resident Conservation Fishing LicenceThe waters set out in item 1Walleye and Sauger1 walleye or sauger, of which walleye must be between 35-45 cm and sauger may be any size
3Non-resident Sport Fishing Licence or Conservation Fishing LicenceThe waters of Sydney Lake Area, also known as the North Kenora Pilot Project Area, including Sydney Lake (50°39′41″ N, 94°26′10″ W), Rowdy Lake (50°33′28″ N, 94°28′33″ W) and all other waters south and east of Kilburn Lake (50°43′05″ N, 94°28′28″ W) in Zone 2 and including all the waters within the following boundaries: beginning at the Manitoba/Ontario border; thence to the south shore of the English River System, including Goshawk Lake (50°13′07″ N, 94°48′48″ W) and Tourist Lake (50°16′05″ N, 94°41′58″ W); thence to the Separation Rapids bridge and South Pakwash Road; thence to Leano Lake (50°47′10″ N, 94°26′39″ W); thence to the south boundary of Woodland Caribou Provincial Park; thence to the place of origin in Zone 4
  • (a) Walleye and Sauger or any combination

  • (b) Largemouth and smallmouth bass or any combination

  • (c) Northern pike

  • (d) Muskellunge

  • (e) Yellow perch

  • (f) Crappie

  • (g) Lake trout

  • (h) Lake whitefish

  • (i) Lake sturgeon

  • (a) 2, no more than 1 greater than 46 cm in length

  • (b) 1, must be less than 35 cm in length from January 1 to June 30 and December 1 to December 31 and 2 of any size from July 1 to November 30

  • (c) 2, of which none are between 70-90 cm and not more than 1 greater than 90 cm in length

  • (d) 0

  • (e) 25, any size

  • (f) 10, any size

  • (g) 1, any size

  • (h) 6, any size

  • (i) 0

SCHEDULE 4(Subsection 25(2), section 31, subsections 32(1) and (2))Angling Gear and Equipment Restrictions

PART 1Limits on Gear and Equipment

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescription of WatersLimits on Gear and Equipment
Zone 1
1All waters of Zone 1Only one barbless hook per line
Zone 2
2All waters of Zone 2, other than those referred to in items 3 and 4No more than four hooks per line
3Lake St. Joseph (51°03′13″ N, 90°49′37″ W)Only one barbless hook per line
4Those parts of Lake Nipigon’s tributaries in Zone 2Only one barbless hook per line and, when angling through the ice, only artificial lures
Zone 3
5All waters of Zone 3No more than four hooks per line
Zone 4
6All waters of Zone 4, other than those referred to in items 7 to 9No more than four hooks per line
7
  • (1) Cloudlet Lake (49°58′50″ N, 92°21′13″ W) and connecting waters;

  • (2) Hooch Lake (49°57′57″ N, 92°19′20″ W) and connecting waters;

  • (3) Muskie Lake (49°56′58″ N, 92°17′41″ W) and connecting waters

Only one barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
8Big Vermilion Lake (50°02′00″ N, 92°13′00″ W)No more than four hooks per line and only artificial lures
9The waters upstream of Snowshoe Dam (50°54′22″ N, 93°31′05″ W) on the Chukuni River, which include Red Lake (51°03′21″ N, 93°57′12″ W), Keg Lake (50°59′32″ N, 93°41′01″ W), Gullrock Lake (50°58′28″ N, 93°37′00″ W), Ranger Lake (51°03′54″ N, 93°34′33″ W), Two Island Lake (50°55′30″ N, 93°34′53″ W) and all parts of the Chukuni River between these lakes, and any waters flowing into the Red Lake and Gullrock Lake systemNo more than four hooks per line but, when angling for lake trout, only one single-pointed barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
Zone 5
10All waters of Zone 5, other than those referred to in items 11 to 14No more than four hooks per line
11All waters within the boundaries of Quetico Provincial ParkNo more than four hooks per line, which must be barbless, and only artificial lures
12The waters of Whitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°22′25″ N, 94°08′17″ W), including Regina Bay (49°24′32″ N, 94°02′13″ W), Snake Bay (49°21′43″ N, 94°02′09″ W), Boot Bay (48°43′13″ N, 93°23′05″ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′42″ N, 94°14′08″ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′11″ N, 94°13′42″ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′16″ N, 94°18′27″ W), Louis Inlet (49°25′30″ N, 94°17′08″ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′04″ N, 94°19′08″ W), Devils Bay (49°14′47″ N, 94°05′07″ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′34″ N, 94°07′25″ W), Atikaminike Bay (49°14′29″ N, 94°02′36″ W), Camp Bay (49°15′11″ N, 94°02′26″ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°25′12″ N, 94°07′58″ W), Log Bay (49°26′14″ N, 94°09′52″ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′15″ N, 94°05′27″ W), Willow Bay (48°36′33″ N, 92°47′13″ W) and Sammons Bay (49°23′45″ N, 93°59′28″ W)No more than four hooks per line and, from January 1 to the Friday before the third Saturday in May, the hooks must be barbless
13Dryberry Lake (49°32′49″ N, 93°51′00″ W), including Northwest Bay (48°49′47″ N, 92°42′15″ W) and Point Bay (49°34′38″ N, 93°44′01″ W), and Point Lake (48°09′40″ N, 91°32′15″ W)No more than four hooks per line and, from January 1 to the Friday before the third Saturday in May, the hooks must be barbless
14Clearwater Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°42′23″ N, 94°45′13″ W), Echo Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°39′00″ N, 94°53′58″ W) and Cul de Sac Lake (49°37′54″ N, 94°49′47″ W)No more than four hooks per line, which must be barbless, but when angling for lake trout, only one barbless hook per line
Zone 6
15All waters of Zone 6, other than those referred to in items 16 to 19No more than four hooks per line
16The part of the Arrow River in Zone 6No more than four hooks per line, which must be barbless
17The part of the Arrow River between the Robbins/Hartington Township line (48°07′52″ N, 90°01′34″ W) and its confluence with the Pigeon River in the Geographic Township of DevonNo more than four hooks per line and only artificial lures
18The part of the Arrow River between the dam on Arrow Lake, Geographic Township of Hardwick, and the Robbins/Hartington Township line (48°07′52″ N, 90°01′34″ W)No more than four hooks per line and only artificial flies
19Lake Nipigon and those parts of its tributaries in Zone 6Only one barbless hook per line and, when angling through the ice, only artificial lures
Zone 7
20All waters of Zone 7, other than those referred to in items 21 to 24No more than four hooks per line
21
  • (1) Borealis Lake (49°00′45″ N, 86°44′08″ W);

  • (2) Three Finger Lake (48°43′32″ N, 86°19′06″ W)

No more than four hooks per line, which must be barbless
22The part of the Kabinakagami River and all its tributary lakes and streams in the Townships of McGowan, Atkinson, Broughton, Cooper, Doucett and Mosambik, and the southeast half of the Nameigos Township, but excluding Anahareo Lake (48°37′14″ N, 84°41′08″ W)Only one barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
23
  • (1) Dayohessarah Lake (48°47′00″ N, 85°02′00″ W);

  • (2) Little Dayohessarah Lake (48°47′01″ N, 85°00′15″ W);

  • (3) Rock Lake (48°30′09″ N, 84°33′23″ W)

No more than four hooks per line and only artificial lures
24Those parts of Lake Nipigon’s tributaries in Zone 7Only one barbless hook per line and, when angling through the ice, only artificial lures
Zone 8
25All waters of Zone 8No more than four hooks per line
Zone 9
26All waters of Zone 9No more than four hooks per line
Zone 10
27All waters of Zone 10, other than those referred to in item 28No more than four hooks per line
28
  • (1) The waters of that part of the East Goulais River lying between Laughing Lake (46°56′57″ N, 83°40′29″ W) in the Geographic Township of Menard and the confluence of the said river with the Goulais River (46°52′15″ N, 83°58′43″ W) in the Territorial District of Algoma;

  • (2) The waters of that part of the Garden River lying between the dam at Ranger Lake (46°52′12″ N, 83°34′37″ W) in the Geographic Township of Reilly and the confluence of the said river with Garden Lake (46°45′21″ N, 83°41′55″ W) in the Geographic Township of Hurlburt

No more than four hooks per line and only artificial flies
Zone 11
29All waters of Zone 11No more than four hooks per line
Zone 12
30All waters of Zone 12No more than four hooks per line
Zone 13
31All waters of Zone 13No more than four hooks per line
Zone 14
32All waters of Zone 14No more than four hooks per line
Zone 15
33All waters of Zone 15, other than those referred to in item 34No more than four hooks per line
34
  • (1) Animoosh Lake (45°46′18″ N, 78°08′29″ W);

  • (2) Harry Lake (45°25′44″ N, 78°26′41″ W);

  • (3) Little Crooked Lake (45°49′39″ N, 78°11′19″ W);

  • (4) Rence Lake (45°24′59″ N, 78°28′08″ W);

  • (5) Scott Lake (45°29′10″ N, 78°43′21″ W);

  • (6) Welcome Lake (45°25′06″ N, 78°25′04″ W);

  • (7) Westward Lake (45°29′28″ N, 78°46′32″ W)

No more than four hooks per line and only artificial lures
Zone 16
35All waters of Zone 16, other than those referred to in items 36 to 38No more than four hooks per line
36The waters of that part of the Credit River and its tributaries that are upstream of the Olde Base Line Road bridge in the Town of Caledon in the Regional Municipality of PeelOnly one single-pointed barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
37
  • (1) The waters of the main stem of the Grand River lying between the former Town of Paris, Brant County, and Brantford from a line drawn across the Grand River in the former Town of Paris at 100 m downstream of the Dundas Street West (Highway 2) bridge downstream to the pedestrian and service bridge (Oakhill Trail bridge) at 43°09′09″N, 80°19′05″W in the City of Brantford;

  • (2) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Township of Centre Wellington in the County of Wellington from the 2nd Line to Scotland Street in the Community of Fergus;

  • (3) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Community of Fergus in the Township of Centre Wellington in the County of Wellington between Tower Street and the Bissell Dam;

  • (4) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Township of Centre Wellington in the County of Wellington between a line drawn across the Grand River at 100 m downstream from the bridge located on the southern boundary of the Elora Gorge Conservation Area and a line drawn across the Grand River at 100 m upstream from the 8th Line of the Township of Centre Wellington;

  • (5) The waters of that part of Whitemans Creek in the Geographic Township of Brantford in Brant County between Robinson Road and Cleaver Road

Only one barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
38The waters of that part of the Grand River in the County of Wellington and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo
  • (a) between 100 m downstream of the 8th Line Bridge, Township of Centre Wellington, and 100 m upstream of the boundary of the Townships of Centre Wellington and Woolwich;

  • (b) between 100 m downstream of the boundary of the Townships of Centre Wellington and Woolwich and 100 m upstream of the Highway 86 bridge

Only one barbless hook per line and only artificial lures
Zone 17
39All waters of Zone 17No more than four hooks per line
Zone 18
40All waters of Zone 18No more than four hooks per line
Zone 19
41All waters of Zone 19No more than four hooks per line
Zone 20
42All waters of Zone 20No more than four hooks per line

PART 2Number of Lines Permitted when Angling in Open Water

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescription of WatersNumber of Lines Permitted
1All waters of Zones 1 to 20, other than those referred to in items 2 to 6One
2All waters of Zone 9Two while trolling; otherwise one
3All waters of Zone 13, excluding South Bay on Manitoulin IslandTwo while trolling; otherwise one
4In Zone 14, the waters of the St. Marys River from the gates of the Compensating Works downstream to Longitude 83°45′00″ W, which extends from Eagle Point of Hay Bay (46° 16′50″ N, 83°45′00″ W) south to the boundary with the United StatesTwo while trolling; otherwise one
5All waters of Zone 19Two while angling from a fishing vessel; otherwise one
6

The waters of Lake Ontario, in Zone 20, west of a line drawn from Bishops Point (44°18′15.34″ N, 76°11′39.14″ W) to the easternmost tip of Howe Island (44°18′5.53″ N, 76°11′42.49″ W) and thence to the easternmost tip of Wolfe Island (44°14′1.77″ N, 76°10′47.23″ W) and the lower Niagara River downstream of Niagara Falls, excluding the following waters:

  • (a) all other tributaries to Lake Ontario;

  • (b) Bay of Quinte, west of a straight line between the Glenora dock (44°02′30″ N, 77°03′31″ W) and the Adolphustown dock (44°02′52″ N, 77°03′02″ W) of the Glenora Ferry to the western entrance of the Murray Canal;

  • (c) East Lake and West Lake in Prince Edward County;

  • (d) Frenchman’s Bay;

  • (e) Hamilton Harbour;

  • (f) Murray Canal;

  • (g) Presqu′île Bay;

  • (h) Toronto Harbour;

  • (i) Wellers Bay

Two while angling from a fishing vessel; otherwise one

PART 3Number of Lines Permitted when Angling Through Ice

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescription of WatersNumber of Lines Permitted
1All waters of Zones 1 to 20, other than those referred to in items 2 to 4Two
Zone 4
2Big Vermilion Lake (50°02′00″ N, 92°13′00″ W)One
Zone 14
3The eastern part of Parry Sound (known locally as Big Sound), Georgian Bay, being the waters of that part of the inner Big Sound of Georgian Bay, including Depot Harbour, Hay Bay and Parry Sound Harbour of eastern Georgian Bay, in the Territorial District of Parry Sound, bounded on the west by a straight line drawn from Cadotte Point on the north shore of Parry Island to the most easterly extremity of Killbear Provincial Park; thence following the water’s edge along the northwesterly, easterly and southerly shores past the Town of Parry Sound to the bridge at Rose Point; thence in a straight line northwesterly under the bridge to Parry Island; thence following the water’s edge to the place of beginningOne
Zone 15
4
  • (1) Art Lake (45°18′37″ N, 78°54′07″ W);

  • (2) Aylen Lake (45°37′06″ N, 77°51′11″ W);

  • (3) Bear Lake (45°20′28″ N, 78°42′34″ W);

  • (4) Bella Lake (45°26′39″ N, 79°01′52″ W);

  • (5) Blackstone Lake (45°13′54″ N, 79°53′01″ W);

  • (6) Bob Lake (44°54′55″ N, 78°47′18″ W);

  • (7) Boshkung Lake (45°03′58″ N, 78°43′45″ W);

  • (8) Camp Lake (45°23′24″ N, 78°20′08″ W);

  • (9) Carson Lake (45°30′50″ N, 77°45′29″ W);

  • (10) Cashel Lake (44°54′54″ N, 77°33′02″ W);

  • (11) Clear Lake (45°15′42″ N, 79°48′00″ W);

  • (12) Clinto Lake (45°18′49″ N, 78°52′04″ W);

  • (13) Cross Lake (known locally as Lyell Lake) (45°23′48″ N, 77°56′36″ W);

  • (14) Drag Lake (45°04′27″ N, 78°24′38″ W);

  • (15) Eagle Lake (45°08′16″ N, 78°29′29″ W);

  • (16) Esson Lake (45°01′23″ N, 78°16′09″ W);

  • (17) Faraday Lake (45°03′35″ N, 77°55′19″ W);

  • (18) Galeairy Lake (45°29′03″ N, 78°17′13″ W);

  • (19) Gliskning Lake (45°31′40″ N, 78°12′30″ W);

  • (20) Grace Lake (45°04′20″ N, 78°14′05″ W);

  • (21) Gull Lake (46°01′31″ N, 78°34′03″ W);

  • (22) Halls Lake (45°06′32″ N, 78°44′44″ W);

  • (23) Havelock Lake (45°17′29″ N, 78°37′52″ W);

  • (24) Johnson Lake (45°15′57″ N, 78°37′20″ W);

  • (25) Kamaniskeg Lake (45°25′03″ N, 77°41′23″ W);

  • (26) Kawagama Lake (45°17′55″ N, 78°45′09″ W);

  • (27) Koshlong Lake (44°58′23″ N, 78°29′07″ W);

  • (28) Kushog Lake (45°05′24″ N, 78°47′32″ W);

  • (29) Lake St. Peter (45°18′43″ N, 78°01′24″ W);

  • (30) Limerick Lake (44°53′34″ N, 77°37′01″ W);

  • (31) Limestone Lake (45°04′26″ N, 77°34′25″ W);

  • (32) Little Boshkung Lake (45°02′19″ N, 78°43′06″ W);

  • (33) Livingstone Lake (45°21′36″ N, 78°43′09″ W);

  • (34) Lobster Lake (45°32′22″ N, 78°11′38″ W);

  • (35) Long Lake (44°41′19″ N, 78°10′29″ W);

  • (36) Loucks Lake (44°40′52″ N, 78°13′20″ W);

  • (37) Marsden Lake (45°13′43″ N, 78°30′31″ W);

  • (38) McCauley Lake (45°32′37″ N, 78°06′49″ W);

  • (39) McKenzie Lake (45°21′52″ N, 78°01′10″ W);

  • (40) Mephisto Lake (44°55′49″ N, 77°34′36″ W);

  • (41) Moose Lake (45°08′59″ N, 78°27′50″ W);

  • (42) Mountain Lake (44°58′32″ N, 78°42′38″ W);

  • (43) Nunikani Lake (45°11′57″ N, 78°44′12″ W);

  • (44) Oxtongue Lake (45°21′57″ N, 78°55′12″ W);

  • (45) Papineau Lake (45°20′42″ N, 77°48′51″ W);

  • (46) Paudash Lake (44°57′45″ N, 78°02′57″ W);

  • (47) Paugh Lake (45°35′25″ N, 77°41′59″ W);

  • (48) Purdy Lake (45°20′34″ N, 77°43′59″ W);

  • (49) Raven Lake (45°35′26″ N, 78°38′57″ W);

  • (50) Round Lake (45°38′26″ N, 77°31′44″ W);

  • (51) Salmon Lake (44°49′07″ N, 78°26′47″ W);

  • (52) Silent Lake (44°54′42″ N, 78°03′35″ W);

  • (53) Skeleton Lake (45°15′04″ N, 79°27′11″ W);

  • (54) Soyers Lake (45°01′29″ N, 78°36′36″ W);

  • (55) St. Nora Lake (45°09′25″ N, 78°49′44″ W);

  • (56) Sucker Lake (44°45′51″ N, 78°15′21″ W);

  • (57) Twelve Mile Lake (45°01′30″ N, 78°42′16″ W);

  • (58) Victoria Lake (45°37′09″ N, 78°01′22″ W);

  • (59) Waterloo Lake (46°10′32″ N, 78°11′37″ W);

  • (60) Windigo Lake (46°07′31″ N, 78°17′20″ W);

  • (61) Whitefish Lake (45°17′29″ N, 79°46′40″ W);

  • (62) Wollaston Lake (44°50′26″ N, 77°50′09″ W)

One
  • SOR/2009-328, ss. 15 to 23
  • SOR/2014-311, ss. 34 to 37
  • SOR/2018-216, ss. 56(F), 57, 58, 59(F), 60(F), 61 to 63
  • SOR/2023-245, s. 28

SCHEDULE 5Bait Use Restrictions

PART 1No Use or Possession of Live Baitfish Waters(Paragraph 29(2)(a))

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemWatersDescription of WatersGeographic Township, if anyCounty or Regional Municipality
Zone 1
1All waters
Zone 2
2All of the waters of the zone north of the eleventh baseline and west of Longitude 89º00′ W.
Zone 5
3(1) High LakeHigh Lake (49°42′00″ N, 95°08′00″ W)Territorial District of Kenora
(2) Shoal Lake upstream of Ash RapidsShoal Lake (49°32′50″ N, 94°56′25″ W) upstream of Ash RapidsTerritorial District of Kenora
Zone 6
4Arrow RiverTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
Zone 7
5(1) Borealis LakeBorealis Lake (49°00′45″ N, 86°44′08″ W)Territorial District of Thunder Bay
(2) Clearwater LakeClearwater Lake (48°40′37″ N, 85°40′49″ W)LabergeTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
(3) Greenwater LakeGreenwater Lake (49°38′29″ N, 85°56′35″ W)Territorial District of Thunder Bay
(4) Pukaskwa National ParkThe waters of Pukaskwa National Park and the surrounding waters south of a line running west from the south boundary of Knowles Township and east of the Thunder Bay – Algoma District boundary, and including the waters of Pokei Creek, Gibson Lake (48°20′41″ N, 85°19′53″ W), Jarvey Lake (48°18′45″ N, 85°19′47″ W), Coronation Creek, Coronation Lake (48°15′57″ N, 85°18′51″ W), Warbedeelius Lake (48°10′03″ N, 85°19′53″ W), Soulier Lake (48°22′01″ N, 85°19′29″ W) and all waters tributary to the Pukaskwa River in the Algoma DistrictKnowles
(5) Three Finger LakeThree Finger Lake (48°43′32″ N, 86°19′06″ W)PicTerritorial District of Thunder Bay
Zone 8
6(1) Big Club LakeBig Club Lake (48°27′45″ N, 80°48′39″ W)Bond and MacklemTerritorial District of Cochrane
(2) Esker Lakes Provincial ParkAll lakes within the boundaries, and those lakes of which a portion falls within the boundaries, of Esker Lakes Provincial Park, Territorial District of CochraneTerritorial District of Cochrane
(3) Labyrinth LakeLabyrinth Lake (48°13′46″ N, 79°31′18″ W), including that portion of Waterhen Creek downstream of the Access Road bridgeOssianTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(4) Lake 57An unnamed lake, known locally as Lake 57 (48°17′46″ N, 80°40′29″ W)Timmins
(5) Nayowin LakeNayowin Lake (47°47′27″ N, 81°22′39″ W)BurrowsTerritorial District of Sudbury
(6) Pack Can LakePack Can Lake (48°27′54″ N, 79°59′29″ W)GarrisonTerritorial District of Cochrane
(7) Pallet LakePallet Lake (48°16′31″ N, 80°39′05″ W)NordicaTerritorial District of Timiskaming
Zone 10
7(1) All of the waters within the boundaries of the geographic Townships of Schembri and Scriven, Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper, excluding Government Creek and Sawmill Creek from Highway 17 to Lake SuperiorAll of the waters within the boundaries and all of the waters of which a portion falls within the boundaries of the geographic Townships of Schembri and Scriven in the Territorial District of Sudbury and Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper in the Territorial District of Algoma, excepting those portions of Government Creek and Sawmill Creek in Tupper Township in the Territorial District of Algoma from the centreline of Highway 17 to the shore of Lake SuperiorSchembri and Scriven Twps.; Way-White, Wlasy, Bracci and Tupper Twps.Territorial District of Sudbury; Territorial District of Algoma
(2) Carol LakeCarol Lake (47°34′07″ N, 84°37′22″ W)BeulahTerritorial District of Sudbury
(2.1) Dwyer LakeDwyer Lake (46°39′03″ N, 80°24′05″ W)JanesTerritorial District of Nipissing
(2.2) Greenhorn LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Greenhorn Lake (46°39′53′′ N, 84°07′32′′ W)JarvisTerritorial District of Algoma
(3) Lake 2An unnamed lake, known locally as Lake 2 (47°02′48″ N, 83°47′27″ W)NahwegezhicTerritorial District of Algoma
(3.1) Lake 21An unnamed lake, known locally as Lake 21 (47°37’22″ N, 80°57’10″ W)TyrrellTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(4) Lake 24An unnamed lake, known locally as Lake 24 (47°03′59″ N, 83°47′30″ W)GaudryTerritorial District of Algoma
(5) Lake Superior Provincial Park and surrounding Twps.All of the waters within the boundaries of Lake Superior Provincial Park and the surrounding Twps. of Redsky and Restoule (except Anjigami Lake), all of the waters within the townships of Roy, Stoney, Sugananaqueb, Barnes, Beaudin, Bullock, Cannard, Greenwood, Grootenboer, and all of the waters north of the Montreal River in the townships of Labonte, Larson, Home and Peever
(6) Poem LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Poem Lake (47°03′13″ N, 83°47′42″ W)NahwegezhicTerritorial District of Algoma
(7) Saddle LakeSaddle Lake (46°57′10″ N, 83°47′17″ W)LammingTerritorial District of Algoma
(8) Sill LakeSill Lake (46°46′22″ N, 84°14′59″ W)Van KoughnetTerritorial District of Algoma
(9) Sorley LakeSorley Lake (46°27′35′′ N, 82°28′34′′ W)BucklesCity of Elliot Lake
Zone 11
8(1) Big Webb LakeBig Webb Lake (46°49′07″ N, 79°16′15″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(2) Camp LakeCamp Lake (46°45′20″ N, 79°17′16″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(3) Cut LakeCut Lake (46°45′47″ N, 79°16′02″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(4) [Repealed, SOR/2009-328, s. 25]
(5) Emerald LakeEmerald Lake (46°47′39″ N, 79°18′04″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(6) Green LakeGreen Lake (46°48′26″ N, 79°14′50″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(7) Jimmie LakeJimmie Lake (46°44′43″ N, 79°21′04″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(8) Klock LakeKlock Lake (47°28′05″ N, 80°07′53″ W)KlockTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(9) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 33]
(10) Liberty LakeLiberty Lake (47°10′56″ N, 80°03′37″ W)AstonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(11) Little Clear LakeLittle Clear Lake (46°08′07″ N, 79°01′44″ W)BoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(12) Little Webb LakeLittle Webb Lake (46°49′49″ N, 79°16′26″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(13) McConnell LakeMcConnell Lake (46°44′23″ N, 79°20′23″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(14) Modder LakeModder Lake (46°45′30″ N, 79°22′52″ W)McAuslan and La SalleTerritorial District of Nipissing
(15) Mug LakeMug Lake (46°44′33″ N, 79°22′30″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(16) Norway LakeNorway Lake (46°45′08″ N, 79°15′08″ W)WyseTerritorial District of Nipissing
(17) Orient LakeOrient Lake (46°45′29″ N, 79°18′30″ WMcAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(18) Otter LakeOtter Lake (46°49′01″ N, 79°18′07″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(19) Pascal LakePascal Lake (46°09′27″ N, 79°02′12″ W)BoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(20) Pine LakePine Lake (46°44′47″ N, 79°16′39″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(21) Planet LakePlanet Lake (47°28′15″ N, 80°06′55″ W)Van NostrandTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(22) Pole LakePole Lake (46°43′45″ N, 79°21′50″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(23) Quarry LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Quarry Lake (46°43′43″ N, 79°21′12″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(24) Rainbow LakeRainbow Lake (47°25′27″ N, 80°10′54″ W)Van NostrandTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(25) Round LakeRound Lake (46°46′33″ N, 79°18′55″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(26) Shanty LakeShanty Lake (46°45′45″ N, 79°19′41″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(27) Slade LakeSlade Lake (47°24′07″ N, 80°10′09″ W)LeoTerritorial District of Timiskaming
(28) Spring LakeSpring Lake (46°45′31″ N, 79°16′38″ W)McAuslanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(29) Sure Catch LakeSure Catch Lake (46°48′07″ N, 79°15′14″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(30) Troutbait LakeTroutbait Lake (46°48′04″ N, 79°17′14″ W)ParkmanTerritorial District of Nipissing
(31) Turtle LakeTurtle Lake (46°09′15″ N, 79°01′52″ W)BoulterTerritorial District of Nipissing
(32) Wolf LakeWolf Lake (46°46′49″ N, 79°52′39″ W)SiskTerritorial District of Nipissing
Zone 15
9(1) Acorn LakeAcorn Lake (45°41′23″ N, 77°36′45″ W)RichardsRenfrew County
(2) Adams LakeAdams Lake (44°59′07″ N, 78°10′26″ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(3) Algonquin Provincial ParkThe waters in Algonquin Provincial Park excepting that part of the York River lying southerly of High Falls in the Township of Bruton
(3.1) Baldcoot LakeBaldcoot Lake (45°19′13″ N, 77°39′55″ W)BangorHastings County
(4) Blairs LakeBlairs Lake (45°17′01″ N, 77°54′36″ W)WicklowHastings County
(5) Blue Paint LakeBlue Paint Lake (45°19′55″ N, 78°42′00″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(6) Bright LakeBright Lake (45°23′27″ N, 78°50′46″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(7) Buchanan LakeBuchanan Lake (45°19′44″ N, 78°49′34″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(8) Buck Lake (known locally as Buck Mountain Lake)Buck Lake (Buck Mountain Lake) (45°22′35″ N, 77°20′55″ W)BrudnellRenfrew County
(9) Burleigh LakeBurleigh Lake (44°52′17″ N, 78°05′03″ W)ChandosPeterborough County
(10) Burnt LakeBurnt Lake (45°41′43″ N, 79°04′06″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(11) Capsell LakeCapsell Lake (45°51′20″ N, 79°11′24″ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(12) Carmichael LakeCarmichael Lake (45°47′53″ N, 79°07′40″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(13) Cod LakeCod Lake (45°19′16″ N, 78°54′28″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(14) Crosstee (Pine) LakeCrosstee (Pine) Lake (45°35′07″ N, 78°07′46″ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(15) Crystalline LakeCrystalline Lake (45°26′24″ N, 78°44′46″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(16) Currie LakeCurrie Lake (44°58′24″ N, 77°36′35″ W)CashelHastings County
(17) Dixie LakeDixie Lake (45°02′18″ N, 78°08′54″ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(18) Doughnut LakeDoughnut Lake (45°27′51″ N, 78°54′31″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(18.1) East LakeEast Lake (45°07′35″ N, 78°14′11″ W)HarcourtHaliburton County
(19) East Jeannie LakesEast Jeannie Lakes (45°20′02″ N, 78°43′40″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(19.1) East Tommy LakeEast Tommy Lake (44°58′55″ N, 77°36′50″ W)LCashelHastings County
(20) Eastell LakeEastell Lake (45°23′51″ N, 79°01′24″ W)SinclairDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(20.1) Echo LakeEcho Lake (45°19′21″ N, 77°41′35″ W)BangorHastings County
(21) Eiler LakeEiler Lake (45°22′36″ N, 78°56′34″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(22) Evans LakeEvans Lake (45°19′57″ N, 77°55′45″ W)WicklowHastings County
(23) Finger LakeFinger Lake (45°42′58″ N, 79°04′45″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(23.1) Fisher LakeFisher Lake (45°22′58″ N, 78°47′49″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(24) Graphite LakeGraphite Lake (45°44′03″ N, 79°05′32″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(24.1) Greenbark LakeGreenbark Lake (45°14′13″ N, 78°00′09″ W)McClureHastings County
(25) Halls LakeHalls Lake (45°01′35″ N, 78°10′36″ W)CardiffHaliburton County
(26) Hawk LakeHawk Lake (45°20′26″ N, 77°55′47″ W)WicklowHastings County
(26.1) Hound LakeHound Lake (45°08′32″ N, 78°00′11″ W)HerschelHastings County
(27) Island LakeIsland Lake (45°46′02″ N, 79°07′15″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(28) Jimmie LakeJimmie Lake (44°59′26″ N, 77°39′12″ W)DunngannonHastings County
(29) Johnson LakeJohnson Lake (45°22′45″ N, 77°52′52″ W)WicklowHastings County
(30) Kuwasda LakeKuwasda Lake (45°59′12″ N, 79°08′57″ W)BallantyneTerritorial District of Nipissing
(31) Laurier LakeLaurier Lake (45°54′24″ N, 79°19′54″ W)LaurierTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(32) Little Beaver LakeLittle Beaver Lake (45°56′06″ N, 79°12′50″ W)BallantyneTerritorial District of Nipissing
(33) Little Butt LakeLittle Butt Lake (45°38′29″ N, 79°02′12″ W)ButtTown of Kearney
(34) Little Meach LakeLittle Meach Lake (45°17′22″ N, 78°07′18″ W)McClureHastings County
(35) Little Nelson LakeLittle Nelson Lake (45°28′48″ N, 78°57′03″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(35.1) Little Troutspawn LakeLittle Troutspawn Lake (45°22′58″ N, 78°45′52″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(36) Little Whetstone LakeLittle Whetstone Lake (45°41′48″ N, 79°08′29″ W)ProudfootTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(37) Lonesome LakeLonesome Lake (45°34′52″ N, 78°07′58″ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(38) Long LakeLong Lake (45°51′04″ N, 79°11′23″ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(39) Long LakeLong Lake (45°49′48″ N, 79°15′33″ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(40) Lost LakeLost Lake (45°10′11″ N, 78°52′06″ W)RideoutDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(41) Lowry (Bluerock) LakeLowry Lake (known locally as Bluerock Lake) (44°55′52″ N, 78°15′06″ W)MonmouthHaliburton County
(42) Martencamp LakeMartencamp Lake (45°25′00″ N, 78°55′27″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(43) McGuire LakeMcGuire Lake (45°43′44″ N, 79°04′41″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(44) Meach LakeMeach Lake (45°17′59″ N, 78°07′56″ W)McClureHastings County
(45) Millichamp LakeMillichamp Lake (45°19′32″ N, 78°49′45″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(46) Mitchell LakeMitchell Lake (45°14′54″ N, 77°59′35″ W)McClureHastings County
(47) Mud LakeMud Lake (45°48′39″ N, 79°08′36″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(48) Nabdoe LakeNabdoe Lake (45°41′15″ N, 79°05′01″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(48.1) Nelson LakeNelson Lake (45°29′31″ N, 78°57′21″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(49) Niger LakeNiger Lake (45°24′09″ N, 78°50′51″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(50) Nightfall LakeNightfall Lake (45°32′31″ N, 78°56′44″ W)McCraneyTerritorial District of Nipissing
(51) No-name LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as No-name Lake (45°10′51″ N, 78°44′58″ W)SherborneHaliburton County
(52) North Moonbeam (Sawlog) LakeNorth Moonbeam Lake (known locally as Sawlog Lake) (45°35′05″ N, 78°07′09″ W)MurchisonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(53) Paisley LakePaisley Lake (45°48′44″ N, 79°14′05″ W)JolyTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(54) Peyton LakePeyton Lake (45°46′18″ N, 79°09′14″ W) Joly and PaxtonTerritorial District of Parry Sound and Territorial District of Nipissing
(55) Pine LakePine Lake (45°41′24″ N, 79°03′16″ W) ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(55.1) Pritchard LakePritchard Lake (45°06′24″ N, 77°34′44″ W)MayoHastings County
(56) Red Deer LakeAn unnamed lake, known locally as Red Deer Lake (45°53′12″ N, 79°13′11″ W) LaurierTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(57) Rocky LakeRocky Lake (45°07′32″ N, 77°32′39″ W) MayoHastings County
(58) Roger LakeRoger Lake (45°26′05″ N, 78°44′40″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(59) Royal LakeRoyal Lake (45°49′17″ N, 79°07′54″ W) PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(60) Runaround LakeRunaround Lake (44°52′25″ N, 78°12′25″ W) AnstrutherPeterborough County
(60.1) Saunders LakeSaunders Lake (45°36′59″ N, 79°46′25″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(61) Shoelace LakeShoelace Lake (45°12′33″ N, 78°45′16″ W)SherborneHaliburton County
(62) Slipper LakeSlipper Lake (45°17′21″ N, 78°41′34″ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(63) South Wildcat LakeSouth Wildcat Lake (45°19′20″ N, 78°34′59″ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(64) Stethan LakeStethan Lake (44°50′34″ N, 78°07′48″ W)AnstrutherPeterborough County
(65) Stick LakeStick Lake (44°50′30″ N, 78°11′17″ W)AnstrutherPeterborough County
(66) Stocking LakeStocking Lake (45°16′44″ N, 78°40′58″ W)HavelockHaliburton County
(67) Stoney LakeStoney Lake (45°47′50″ N, 79°08′25″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(68) Stubinski LakeStubinski Lake (45°12′57″ N, 76°53′26″ W)BroughamRenfrew County
(68.1) Sud LakeSud Lake (45°15′57″ N, 78°03′38″ W)McClureHastings County
(69) Sunrise LakeSunrise Lake (45°25′34″ N, 78°45′16″ W)LivingstoneHaliburton County
(70) Thumb LakeThumb Lake (45°23′21″ N, 78°52′24″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(71) [Repealed, SOR/2023-245, s. 34]
(72) Trout LakeTrout Lake (45°48′13″ N, 79°08′42″ W)PaxtonTerritorial District of Nipissing
(73) Upper Oxbow LakeUpper Oxbow Lake (45°24′35″ N, 78°57′56″ W)FinlaysonDistrict Municipality of Muskoka
(74) Whetstone LakeWhetstone Lake (45°41′26″ N, 79°07′40″ W)ProudfootTerritorial District of Parry Sound
(75) Wicklow LakeWicklow Lake (45°21′22″ N, 77°58′14″ W)WicklowHastings County
(76) Wilbur LakeWilbur Lake (45°19′46″ N, 78°54′48″ W)McClintockHaliburton County
(77) Windfall LakeWindfall Lake (45°45′22″ N, 79°05′54″ W)ButtTerritorial District of Nipissing
(78) Yuill LakeYuill Lake (45°21′48″ N, 77°51′48″ W)WicklowHastings County

PART 2Periods During Which Use or Possession of Fish for Use as Bait Is Prohibited(Subparagraph 29(2)(c)(ii))

Column 1Column 2
ItemWatersPeriod
Zone 5
1
  • (a) The waters of Whitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°22′25″ N, 94°08′17″ W), including Regina Bay (49°24′32″ N, 94°02′13″ W), Snake Bay (49°21′43″ N, 94°02′09″ W), Boot Bay (48°43′13″ N, 93°23′05″ W), Ghost Bay (49°21′42″ N, 94°14′08″ W), Brûlé Bay (49°23′11″ N, 94°13′42″ W), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′16″ N, 94°18′27″ W), Louis Inlet (49°25′30″ N, 94°17′08″ W), Cross Inlet (49°28′04″ N, 94°19′08″ W), Devils Bay (49°14′47″ N, 94°05′07″ W), Alfred Inlet (49°13′34″ N, 94°07′25″ W), Atikaminike Bay (49°14′29″ N, 94°02′36″ W), Camp Bay (49°15′11″ N, 94°02′26″ W), Cloverleaf Bay (49°25′12″ N, 94°07′58″ W), Log Bay (49°26′14″ N, 94°09′52″ W), Reedy Bay (49°25′15″ N, 94°05′27″ W), Willow Bay (48°36′33″ N, 92°47′13″ W) and Sammons Bay (49°23′45″ N, 93°59′28″ W);

  • (b) Dryberry Lake (49°32′49″ N, 93°51′00″ W), including Northwest Bay (48°49′47″ N, 92°42′15″ W) and Point Bay (49°34′38″ N, 93°44′01″ W);

  • (c) Point Lake (48°09′40″ N, 91°32′15″ W)

January 1 to the Friday preceding the third Saturday in May

SCHEDULE 6Sport Fishing Other than Angling Restrictions

PART 1Non-angling Method Restrictions(Subsection 35(2))

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6
ItemSpeciesGearWatersClose TimeSport Fishing Licence QuotaConservation Fishing Licence Quota
1BowfinBow and arrowZones 10, 13, 14 and 19January 1 to March 31 and August 1 to December 31No limitNo limit
2Common CarpBow and arrow, dip net and spear(1) All zones, excluding Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the zones set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to April 30 and August 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and August 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
3Lake HerringDip netAll zones, excluding Zones 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and Algonquin Park in Zone 15January 1 to September 30 and November 16 to December 31No limitNo limit
4Lake whitefishDip netAll zones, excluding Zones 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and Algonquin Park in Zone 15January 1 to September 30 and November 16 to December 31126
5Rainbow SmeltDip net and seine net(1) All zones, excluding Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the zones set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to the last day in February and June 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and June 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
6White suckerBow and arrow, dip net and spear(1) All zones, excluding Algonquin Park in Zone 15 and the zones set out in subitem (2)(1) January 1 to the last day of February and June 1 to December 31(1) No limit(1) No limit
(2) Zone 17(2) January 1 to the Friday before the 2nd Saturday in May and June 1 to December 31(2) No limit(2) No limit
7CrayfishBaitfish trap and dip netAll zonesn/a3636

PART 2Baitfish Harvest Restrictions(Subsection 36(1))

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
ItemSpeciesGearWatersClose TimeQuota
1BaitfishBaitfish trapAll zonesJanuary 1 to the last day of February120
2BaitfishDip netAll zonesJanuary 1 to the last day of February120
  • SOR/2009-328, s. 27
  • SOR/2018-216, ss. 72(F), 73, 74

SCHEDULE 7(Section 43)

Commercial Fishing Close Times

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemWatersSpeciesClose Time
1Any zoneWalleyeApril 15 to May 15
2Any zoneYellow perchApril 1 to May 1
3Any zoneLake troutOctober 1 to December 31
4Any zoneLake whitefishNovember 16 to December 31
5Any zoneLake herringNovember 16 to December 31
6Any zoneNorthern pikeApril 15 to May 15
7Any zoneLake sturgeonMay 1 to June 30
8Any zoneGoldeyeMay 1 to July 8
9Any zoneSuckerMay 1 to June 15
10Any zoneCatfishJanuary 1 to April 30
11Any zoneSunfishApril 1 to May 15
12Any zoneCrappieApril 1 to May 15
13Any zoneBurbotNovember 16 to December 31
14Any zoneAll species of fish not included in items 1 to 13April 15 to May 15
  • SOR/2018-216, s. 75(F)

SCHEDULE 8(Section 43)

Commercial Bait Fishing Close Times

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemWatersSpeciesClose Time
1Any zoneBluntnose minnowMay 15 to July 15
2Any zoneEmerald shinerJuly 1 to August 15
3Any zoneGolden shinerMay 15 to July 15
4Any zoneSpottail shinerJune 1 to July 31
5Any zoneAll species of baitfish not included in items 1 to 4January 1 to March 31
  • SOR/2018-216, ss. 76(F), 77(E)

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