Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

Version of section 20 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (3) to (6), no person shall engage in angling with a line to which more than four hooks are attached.

  • (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), where an artificial lure is used, each double or treble hook attached to it is deemed to be one hook.

  • (3) No person shall in Division 14

    • (a) possess for the purpose of fishing any hook other than a single-pointed barbless hook; or

    • (b) engage in angling with a line to which more than one single-pointed barbless hook is attached.

  • (4) No person shall engage in angling in the waters set out in Column I of the table to this subsection during the period set out in Column II of that table

    • (a) with a line to which any hook other than a barbless hook is attached; or

    • (b) with a line to which more than one barbless hook is attached.

      TABLE

      Column IColumn II
      ItemWatersPeriod
      1Division 4
      • (1) [Repealed, SOR/2005-26, s. 4]

      • (2) The waters of that part of Whiteman’s Creek (also known locally as Horner Creek) in the geographic Township of Brantford in the County of Brant lying between Robinson Road and Cleaver Sideroad

      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      • (3) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Township of West Garafraxa in the County of Wellington from the 2nd Line to Scotland Street in the Town of Fergus

      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      • (4) The waters of that part of the Grand River in the Town of Fergus in the Township of Nichol in the County of Wellington between Tower Street and the Bissell Dam

      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      • (5) The waters of that part of the Grand River in Pilkington Township in the County of Wellington between a line drawn perpendicular 100 m downstream from a bridge located on the southern boundary of the Elora Gorge Conservation Area and a line drawn perpendicular 100 m upstream from the 2nd Line of Pilkington Township

      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      • (6) The waters of that part of the Grand River in Wellington County and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo

      • (a) between 100 m downstream of Pilkington 8th Line Bridge, Pilkington Township, and 100 m upstream of the boundary of Pilkington and Woolwich Townships, and

      • (b) between 100 m downstream of the boundary of Pilkington and Woolwich Townships, Woolwich Township, and 100 m upstream of the Highway 86 bridge.

      January 1 to December 31
      • (7) The waters of that part of the Grand River between the former town of Paris (City of Brant County) and Brantford from a line across the Grand River in the former town of Paris at 100 m downstream of the Highway 2 bridge downstream to the pedestrian and service bridge that crosses the Grand River on an angle upstream (west) of the Brant Conservation Area, in the City of Brantford defined as Lot 21 (Centre) of the 3rd Concession of Brantford Geographic Township.

      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      2
      • (1) Whitefish Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°32′N., 94°10′W.) including Regina Bay (49°24′N., 94°02′W.), Snake Bay (49°22′N., 94°01′W.), Boot Bay (49°17′N., 94°09′W.), Ghost Bay (49°21′N., 94°14′W.), Brûlé Bay (49°23′N., 94°14′W.), Knickerbocker Inlet (49°23′N., 94°19′W.), Louis Inlet (49°25′N., 94°16′W.), Cross Inlet (49°28′N., 94°18′W.), Devils Bay (49°14′N., 94°05′W.), Alfred Inlet (49°13′N., 94°08′W.), Atikaminike Bay (49°14′N., 94°03′W.), Camp Bay (49°16′N., 94°02′W.), Cloverleaf Bay (49°15′N., 94°08′W.), Log Bay (49°26′N., 94°10′W.), Reedy Bay (49°25′N., 94°05′W.), Willow Bay (49°25′N., 94°04′W.), and Sammons Bay (49°23′N., 94°59′W.)

      Jan. 1 to the Friday preceding the third Saturday in May
      • (2) Dryberry Lake (49°32′N., 93°52′W.), Northwest Bay (49°36′N., 93°54′W.), Point Bay (49°37′N., 94°43′W.), Point Lake (49°37′N., 93°43′W.)

      Jan. 1 to the Friday preceding the third Saturday in May
      • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2005-406, s. 2]

      3That part of the Arrow River in Division 21Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      4Three Finger Lake (48°43′N., 86°19′W.) in the geographic Township of PicJan. 1 to Dec. 31
      5Maskinonge, Hooch and Cloudlet LakesJan. 1 to Dec. 31
      6Division 34January 1 to December 31
      7Borealis Lake (49°01′N., 86°44′W.)January 1 to December 31
      8Wylie Lake (49°02′N., 86°45′W.)January 1 to December 31
      9Lake St. Joseph (51°05′N., 90°35′W.)January 1 to December 31
      10Red Lake (51º03'N., 93º49'W.), all waters upstream of the Chukuni River at the Highway 125 bridgeJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • (5) No person shall engage in angling in the waters set out in Column I of the table to this subsection during the period set out in Column II of that table

    • (a) with a line to which any hook other than a barbless hook is attached; or

    • (b) for lake trout with a line to which more than one barbless hook is attached.

      TABLE

      Column IColumn II
      ItemWatersPeriod
      1(1)Clearwater Bay of Lake of the Woods (Latitude 49°42′N., Longitude 94°45′W.)Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      (2)Echo Bay of Lake of the Woods (Latitude 49°39′N., Longitude 94°50′W.)Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      (3)Cul de Sac Lake (Latitude 49°38′N., Longitude 94°50′W.)Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
      2[Repealed, SOR/97-248, s. 2]
  • (6) No person shall engage in angling in the waters set out in the table to this subsection with a line to which any hook other than a single-pointed barbless hook is attached.

    TABLE

    ItemWaters
    1Division 4
    The waters of that part of the Credit River and its tributaries in the Regional Municipality of Peel, from the south side of the Old Baseline Road bridge in the Town of Caledon upstream to the south side of the Highway 9 bridge
  •  SOR/90-229, s. 10
  • SOR/91-113, s. 2
  • SOR/92-217, s. 2
  • SOR/93-119, s. 2
  • SOR/94-730, s. 3, SOR/95-337, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/95-589, s. 4
  • SOR/97-248, s. 2
  • SOR/99-105, s. 8
  • SOR/99-456, s. 4(E)
  • SOR/2001-50, ss. 3, 31
  • SOR/2002-128, s. 4
  • SOR/2005-26, s. 4
  • SOR/2005-406, s. 2
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